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Birthdays

Bismillaah. A few days ago, I turned 33 years old.  Alhamdu lillaah for another year! I pray that my good deeds were plenty and accepted, and that my sins were few and forgiven, ameen. There was a time in my life when my birthday was a big deal.  The one day in the year that … Continue reading

Be Inspired!

Bismillaah. I have been very busy lately, and so, not really able to write for the blog as I’d like to.  Regardless of the fact that I have, like,  a DOZEN or so topics I really want to write about.   But anyway…I’ll get to it sooner or later, inshaa Allaah! In the meantime, I’d like … Continue reading

Couldn’t have said it better myself…

Bismillaah. While doing my daily readings of U.S. and World news this morning, I couldn’t help but become saddened, annoyed, disgusted, angered, and just plain blown at what I read here. God only knows when this assault on Islam is going to stop. (sigh) To be honest I don’t have much to say on it.  … Continue reading

Some Eid Reflections

Bismillaah. I know, I know…late!  But hey, better later than never, right? 🙂 Well, the kids have returned to school after a long break that was extended due to the fact that their school closed a week earlier than the scheduled Eid break, because of several confirmed swine flu cases.  So yeah, the break was … Continue reading

The Proper (Islamic) Way to Propose to a Sister

Bismillaah. May Allaah reward the brothers and sisters over at FitnaFreeFacebook, ameen.  If you are a facebook user, please check out their group, it is very beneficial mashaa Allaah.  I read this article on there today and decided to share. ~*The Proper Way to Propose to a Sister*~ What is the proper way to ask … Continue reading

Ramadan Journal Day 20: A Noble Tradition

Bismillaah. This month has really flown by subhaan Allaah.  We have reached the last ten nights already, alhamdu lillaah!  May Allaah accept all of our deeds, forgive us our sins and shower us with His mercy, ameen. I have enjoyed keeping this Ramadan Journal and hope that it has been beneficial to those who’ve been … Continue reading

Ramadan Journal Day 8: Ramadan Memory Cards

Bismillaah. Today we made Ramadan Memory Cards, courtesy Umm Abdul-Basir’s blog.   It was really easy mashaa Allaah and the kids (and I) had lots of fun coloring all the little pictures. The card sheets were supposed to be printed out onto card stock, but since I have no idea what that is, and most certainly … Continue reading

Ramadan Journal Day 7: Sisterhood

Bismillaah. We haven’t been getting much done by way of activities since it’s the weekend and we’ve been running errands and stuff.  Alhamdu lillaah though, I did get to visit 3 really close friends of mine, and sitting with each one of them the short time that I did helped me to realize how neglectful … Continue reading