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In a hadith related in the sahih Bukhari, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of the heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils …

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Oh Allah, please forgive me for my sins. Don’t let these days leave me without forgiving me for the sins I have committed in public or in private, hidden or open. Forgive me for the sins of my eyes, my …

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I just got home from Eid prayer. We went to the mosque about 5 minutes drive away. It really is a beautiful mosque. Old yellow stone, beautifully crafted a vision of older days, when life was probably alot more simple …

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Dear Self, Have you ever wondered how much God thinks about you? Perhaps a better way to think of it is to ask yourself, how much do you remember God? In another hadith qudsi, God said, “Those that remember Me …

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I tried sending a text message last night from the camp site but it did not go through.. What a thoroughly life-enriching experience Tanzania has turned out to be for all of us…I must keep this email short as we …

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Already two days of this blessed month has left us. The disquiet in our souls starts its tremors. Realizing that these days, you are doing something different. How different though is something only we can answer ourselves, in our moments …

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The first adhans of Ramadan greeted us tonight here in the UAE and we are thankful to Allah that we have been blessed to meet another Ramadan. It is a month whose blessings are reserved for those who fast, because …

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My second sister (the *cough* single one *cough*) and I often steal moments away and talk on msn. We are quite alike. She probably worries more than I do..but at her age and really, until recently, IÂ worried alot. “natural …

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