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Dear Self, Allah is Most Beautiful and loves Beauty. We know this from a hadith related by Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. From this, we have marveled at the way our predecessors understood this deen and how it led …

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Dear Self, I see glimmers of light in you now. Moments when you seem truly at peace within. As if you are beginning to understand your true purpose. Too many times, when we sit with friends and talk- people are …

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Dear Self, It’s almost been a week of Ramadan already. I pray that God accepts all your efforts and that the efforts that you’ve been making are to the best of your ability. Who knows if you will live to …

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Dear Self, I noticed that you decided to turn the volume down on all the noises that distract you- music, tv, internet, idle talk, Now, all of a sudden, there’s all this extra time, don’t you find? Doesn’t it make …

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Dear Self, I decided to read some seerah today. It’s amazing really to see how one man, illiterate and poor was able to transform the world. What was remarkable to me was the choices he made. There were times when …

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Dear Self, It’s been the first day of fasting and I had a chance to think about “arrogance” some more. In some ways, I don’t think you have an arrogant personality, do you? I mean, you are kind to people, …

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Dear Self, I know sometimes you doubt yourself but you are a beautiful being…after all you were created by God- weren’t you? God created you in this world and wants the best for you. Your design was not by mistake …

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The average month of Ramadan is about 720 hours and this month if you are fasting, you will fast from food and drink for approx 450 of those hours. This says something about your inner strength, self-discipline and ability to …

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