On Friday night, a very warm hearted sister invited me to her home to a sisters gathering. Was I happy, or was I happy? I haven’t been in that kind of an environment for a very long time. There was a time, when it was a norm in my life to attend Islamic gatherings with … Continue reading Food, sisterhood and lessons from the heavy bread
I asked the ameer this morning, “what did you take from the life of Abu Hurairah (ra) last night?” He answered: “His desire and practice of putting the Prophet’s ﷺ teachings above all other needs.” I’ve read and heard about this sahabi a hundred times, mainly because he is one of the ones to narrate … Continue reading More hungry for knowledge than food – a life that helps us see into the life of the Prophet ﷺ
“The heart on its journey towards Allah - the Exalted - is like a bird. Love is its head, and fear and hope are it’s two wings. When the head is healthy, then the two wings will fly well. When the head is cut off, the bird will die. When either of the two wings … Continue reading The Reluctant Routine – a not so detailed day in the life of me!