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A Quiet Christmas

Assalaam ‘alaykum/Peace be with you, We have scheduled our mini issue for Christmas especially for all you young Muslimahs who are spending a quiet day with family and with your own personal reflections masha’Allah. Perhaps you will pick up a pen and explore your thoughts through writing. Perhaps you will read the writing of others…

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Well, You Just Can’t Please Everyone

Today’s post is a reflection post. I’m sure you’ll be able to relate to it. It comes after, well, a lot of reflection…. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from, it’s like we all have to go through this in our life. Once, twice, thrice … until we get the message, learn…

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Prayer

Every day dawns with Your Name, as the sun rises up with Your praise on my lips. Every night finds my knees and head on the ground, as You are the First and Last on my mind. In the stillness of my heart. I speak to You. And I know You hear me. You answer…

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Daddy I Can’t Wait To See You

You were the one that protected me no matter what, You would never even think of leaving me to rot. Whereas all these people don’t think twice, They all pretence about being nice!!!! Everyone is here, not like you were though, It’s on and off, more like a show. I wish you were here with…

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I Can’t Breathe

I Can’t Breathe Do you see me? . . . I ask because I’m dying Can you hear me? . . . Right before your eyes Who am I to you? . . . Often times by your hand What am I to you? . . . And you don’t appear to care I am…

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The Birth of a Baby

A Muslim song about Jesus/’Eesa AS to the tune of Away in a Manger: The birth of a baby is special and dear; Some celebrate birthdays with joy every year, But one favoured boy had a miracle birth – A mercy and sign to all people on earth. He is the Messiah, upon him be…

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Love in the Time of Quraysh

Love is a powerful theme that features throughout history, with the power to launch a thousand ships or destroy a country. Zainab bint RasulAllah (sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is an example of the strength of love and a Muslim woman’s patience and courage. Although her story does not feature as prominently in Islamic history as…

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Villainess And Heroine

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, the saying goes, and even Islamic history is a testament to the statement. Women are powerful figures, whether as heroines or villains, and the role they play in every great story cannot be denied. A woman’s love, or a woman’s hatred, can change the course of battles,…

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YOU are NOT a mistake!

God created you for a reason – for a purpose. Each moment is teaching you a lesson and this lesson is shaping up the human you are meant to be – the human you are being right now. The only thing is how you perceive it and how you react. This will determine your path…

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What’s Your Daily Success Mantra?

Success is personal and everyone has their own definition of it. And that’s cool. Some would define success as academic achievements, some as moving up the career ladder or promotion, some as being the best parent/child/spouse, some as been able to pray every night and read a few pages of Qur’an every single day, and…

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Introducing Etsy Interviews

Insha’Allah in our next main issue in February 2015 we’ll host interviews with Muslimah Etsy shopkeepers including Hafsa Taher and Hafsa Khizier…. “They say getting started is half the battle. Though that is true in some ways, staying consistent is the bigger battle.” Hafsa Taher, of ‘HafsaCreates’ Young Muslimah Magazine especially love her box ‘Eid…