Ramadan Diary #3: In remembrance of death

In our latest series of articles, Arta A. takes us on her journey through the blessed month Ramadan with weekly diary entries! From sharing her reflections on this important occasion, to sharing practical tips in overcoming the challenges faced, stay tuned for her updates. I decided early on during Ramadan, maybe the first or second day, that I would attempt to direct my focus and … Continue reading Ramadan Diary #3: In remembrance of death

Ramadan Diary #2: Thinking well of Allah

In our latest series of articles, Arta A. takes us on her journey through the blessed month Ramadan with weekly diary entries! From sharing her reflections on this important occasion, to sharing practical tips in overcoming the challenges faced, stay tuned for her updates. We are now about a week into Ramadan. As with any commitment we undertake, we try to regularly evaluate our progress … Continue reading Ramadan Diary #2: Thinking well of Allah

Ramadan Diary #1: To prep or not to prep

In our latest series of articles, Arta A. takes us on her journey through the blessed month Ramadan with weekly diary entries! From sharing her reflections on this important occasion, to sharing practical tips in overcoming the challenges faced, stay tuned for her updates. With Ramadan quite literally around the corner, like everyone else I am trying to be as prepared as possible for this … Continue reading Ramadan Diary #1: To prep or not to prep

Reflections on events in the month of Rajab

Umm Mohammed As we get closer to Ramadan, Allah (swt) helps us prepare for the blessed month by sending upon us two others of particular importance, namely Rajab and Shaban. A time to gain extra reward and mentally prepare ourselves for Ramadan, such months also serve as an inspiration when one looks back at what occurred at these times in our history. When one looks … Continue reading Reflections on events in the month of Rajab

Khadijah (ra): A standard working mother?

Aishah Azri Today, for many women struggling against glass-ceilings and pay-inequality, the fact that the wife of the Prophet, Khadijah (ra) was a wealthy entrepreneur in a time where most business owners were men, is a source of pride. Often cited as a true representation of women’s empowerment under Islam, our knowledge of how Khadijah (ra) proposed marriage to Muhammad (saws), when she was not … Continue reading Khadijah (ra): A standard working mother?