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Back to Basics

Bismillaah.    Inshaa Allaah everyone’s gearing up for Ramadan!  May it be a month whereby we all gain Allaah’s mercy, forgiveness, and redemption from hell fire, ameen.     Was doing some reading online to “gear up” myself, and came across this excellent explanation of the 5 Pillars of Islam, and thought I’d share it. … Continue reading

Unforgettable

Bismillaah.  Some things in life you never forget.  Like your first day of kindergarten, or the smell of your grandparents home, or the first time you got stung by a bee.   And then there are some people you never forget either.  One of them is my dear friend, Lateefah Muhammad.  We were in 5th … Continue reading

Yay, I’m back!! *sort of*

Bismillaah. I’ve decided to close the wordpress blog and just move things on over to facebook.  If you’re my FB friend, then you’ve probably noticed all my blog posts have been imported over there.  So yah, that’s where I’ll be writing from now on inshaa Allaah.  Not saying I’m getting back to writing any time … Continue reading

Ramadan Reminder 19

Bismillaah. He wants to observe i’tikaaf on the odd-numbered nights only Is it permissible for me to observe i’tikaaf on the odd-numbered nights in Ramadaan, because I cannot observe i’tikaaf for the full ten days because I am newly married and my wife will be staying alone in my house, even though my house is … Continue reading

That’s not me!

Bismillaah. There is a page on Facebook called “Loving My Life In Islam”…it’s not me and I don’t have anything to do with it.  Not saying anything’s wrong with the page or any information on it, but it’s just not me, ok? Oh, and BY THE WAY…I had the name first.  It’s no biggie, but … Continue reading

Ramadan Reminder 4

Bismillaah. “There is no good in a man who fills his belly while his neighbor is hungry. ” Avoid over-eating, over-indulging, and wastefulness this month.  A muslim should never engage in these things, but especially in Ramadan, the month when our hunger should remind us of those less fortunate than us, who may not even … Continue reading

These are The Days…

Bismillaah. I am so sick and tired of hearing about Beyonce and the Egyptian soccer team. Call me a killjoy, but I am just NOT feeling all the excitement. A grown woman struts around in music videos and on stages across the world exposing 95 percent of her body to anyone who fancies a look … 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