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Pride, the Silent Killer

Bismillaah. May Allaah cleanse our hearts and give us all refuge from pride and arrogance, ameen. Indeed It is the source of all evil.  It is the reason for shaytan being expelled from Paradise.  It is a cause for Allaah’s anger. It infests a person’s heart slowly, killing the light of all that is good … Continue reading

Eid Mubarak!

Bismillaah. Eid Mubarak!  May Allaah accept all our deeds and efforts from these past 9 days, ameen! Those pics are of the cake I baked for the Eid.  It’s a triple layer banana chocolate cake with vanilla butter cream frosting.  I was going to make this cake from my friend Jamila’s blog, but there were … Continue reading

Reminders 29 & 30

Bismillaah. Reminder 29: Don’t forget to fast the 6 days of Shawwal. Reminder 30: If you were blessed to be able to perform extraordinary good deeds this month, ask Allaah to bless you with the ability to continue to perform those deeds.

Tell Me Something Good

Bismillaah. Khâlid b. ‘Umayr Al-’Adawî reports, ‘Utbah b. Ghazwân – Allâh be pleased with him – once gave us a sermon. He praised Allâh, then said: The life of this world has announced its departure and is quickly turning away, and nothing remains of it save the likes of the last drop of water in … 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

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

10 Words of Advice from Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim

***UPDATE July 30***:  I actually forgot to tag other people, so I’m tagging: Umm Adam, Asiyasmom, and Tru3woman. Go ahead ladies, tell us a few things about yourself…let us know where ya been at and how ya been 🙂 ! Bismillaah. I was tagged to do the “Honest Scrap” list, but to be honest, after … Continue reading

Made My Day

Bismillaah. I just have to get something off my chest, and that is this:  aside from whomever he chose to share that information with, Michael Jackson’s Lord and Creator is the only One who knows whether or not he died as a muslim.  Not everyone, but indeed some people have been quite rude actually, in … Continue reading

The Beauty of Gratitude

Bismillaah. One of the sisters over at GrowMama wrote a post a couple weeks ago that got me to thinking about gratitude.  And how easy it is for a person, myself in particular, to become ungrateful.  To get so caught up in the negative, or hardships, or dislikes and discomforts in life, that I fail … Continue reading