The pressure is gone.
So many thoughts I had about who I should be, ought to be, and need to be, for myself and others.
So much pressure, so much stress, and so much confusion.
Listening to what loved ones said I should be and shouldn’t be, some of them proclaiming to know me more than I know myself. Continue reading “My Decision To Be Who I Was Created To Be”
The other day, a middle-aged man, who was with his young daughter, approached me for money. He mentioned something about needing to purchase something for his daughter. He said he needed $4. I wasn’t sure if I had an extra $4 to give him but looked in my purse to see how I could assist him. I am in no way rich but I do look for ways to help the unfortunate in any way that I can. Continue reading “An Attitude Of Gratitude”
It recently happened amongst some believing sisters, and the start up of my anecdote was a mere conversation in an unnoticed garment of gossip on the corridors of a masjid after the Jumma prayer. Continue reading “Everything I Have Was Donated”
One of the most common questions I get from Atheists and former Muslims is about the Quran being in Arabic.
“Why would Allah send a book to guide humanity that only 3.5% of the human population can understand?”
As much as I hate to admit it, that is a legitimate question. Continue reading “Thousands Now Understand Quran Who Never Thought They Could”
When I first wrote the article, How to Overcome Waswaas, highlighting the struggles I went through with waswaas, I almost didn’t submit that article because it was so personal and it was something that I just didn’t want anyone about. Continue reading “How To Overcome Waaswaas Part 3”
Lack Of Arabic Skills Holds Many Muslims Back
I’m not a convert to Islam, but Arabic is not my first language. Nor was it the first language of my parents, both of whom were converts to Islam. Continue reading “You Don’t Have To Speak Arabic Fluently To Understand The Quran”
The following is a khutbah given in Montgomery, Alabama on June 20, 2014.
The following is a khutbah given at Masjid Al-Muminun in Atlanta, Georgia on June 13, 2014.
Not Wanting to Have Children
I’ve been noticing lately that a lot of people dislike having children. There are all types of excuses that people give for not wanting children. Continue reading “The New Trend: No Kids”