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Lina Ahmed Blog Page Posts October 5, 2021

   “The Prophet used to sit with his companions as one of them. A stranger would come in but he would not know which of them was the Prophet until he asked and was told.” (Abu Dawood) While discussing the ideal qualities of a leader Umar (r.a) once said. The…

Hardship is like the Night Sky

Safia M. Blog Page Posts June 4, 2021

The night sky serves as a comfort. A paradoxical reminder that the light always outshines the dark. When you look towards the night sky, the clear tapestry of endless black almost becomes unnoticeable in comparison to the shimmer of the stars and the brilliance of the moon. It was narrated…

Loving in Color

It was shortly after the commandment to ‘Read in the name of thy Lord,’ that the Prophetﷺ distressingly asked her to cover him up and upon doing so, Allah allowed us to glance an intimate glimpse at their extraordinary partnership. Many of us know her as the powerful matriarch of Islam’s early…

Springtime is Beautiful

Safia M. Blog Page Posts May 23, 2021

The spirit, just like the earth, enters into its own springtime. As the chill of winter fades and the warmth of summer slowly blankets nature, we mirror inside of ourselves a similar change. Flowers start to grow, and in us hope begins to blossom. We spring into the season and…

Conscious Relationships in Surah Yusuf

We relate to you, (O Muhammad), the best of stories in what We have revealed to you of this Quran, although you were, before it, among the unaware. Joseph 12:3   Stories are a way to disquiet the minds of listeners, and focus their attention on the connections between events, and…