bad things happen, right? WRONG!

May 8, 2012

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Bad things happen, right?  Wrong!  Everything that happens to a believer is good or it has more good in it than bad.  Alhamdulillah, it is always a win-win situation for the believer.  Consider the hadith of Rasoolullah (SAW) told to us by Suhaib in which Rasoolullah (SAW) said, “The affair of the believer is amazing! The […]

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Reminder to self: Sadr

April 26, 2012

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There’s a beautiful Afghan proverb that goes, “Ajala kaar e shaitaan ast,” which means, “Rushing is the work of Shaitaan.” This statement is said with such a small amount of words… yet it screams so much wisdom. This is a reminder to myself… to always do things with care and patience; to never rush with […]

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Origin of April Fool

March 31, 2012

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The Fall of Granada, Spain and 1st April – APRIL FOOL In Spain, after centuries of Muslim rule*, the Moors were overwhelmed by the Christian Army. However, the Moors were fortified in their homes. The Christian armies wanted to get rid of the Muslims somehow. They told the Muslims that they could leave their homes […]

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Shaima Alawadi & Trayvon Martin

March 26, 2012

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So in the wake of all this Trayvon stuff in Sanford, Florida (I have family that lives there too btw) I found out about Shaima Alawadi. For those that don’t know, she was an Iraqi victim of a brutal beating in her San Diego, California, She was a mother of five children aged 8 to 17, immigrated […]

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A few good hadiths

March 15, 2012

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Those Sheltered by GOD The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “Seven kinds of people will be sheltered under the shade of God on the Day of Judgment…They are: a just ruler, a young man who passed his youth in the worship and service of others for the sake of God…a man who is […]

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Christian nation VS predominantly christian nation

March 13, 2012

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I come from a religiously diverse family. My grandparents were orthodox jews, my mother more of a diest, aunts and uncles of all branches of judaism(reform, conservative, orthodox & hassidic), my sister and her children christians and of course my muslim self lol. Coming from a diverse background I grew up respecting other religions. In fact, […]

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hijabis on a bike

March 4, 2012

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I have epilepsy and because of that I choose not to drive or even get my license(why get what you dont need). I get around town(and MA I live in a great city) on my bicycle. I ride my bike everyday, both for recreation/exercise and for transportation. My mom even rides with me! I have never […]

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