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Dear Self, Today is an end, as much as it is a beginning. Almost one year has gone in your life- what have you done? How have you grown? I didn’t know if you would see Ramadan again but now, …

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As we wish good bye to a dear guest, hearts illuminated by God’s remembrance, having implored Allah SWT for His forgiveness, mercy and to answer our duas we must now prepare our hearts and minds to “steady the course”. Together …

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As we begin to wrap up the visit of this most beautiful guest, our emotions are mixed. At the beginning of the month many of us were worried that we would not be able to make the longer fasts. As …

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Subhan Allah (Glory be to God), we have spent much time being more disciplined than we usually are. For many of us, we have a sense of joy, happiness that we increased ourselves in some way, made ourselves better and …

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As you begin to spend time reflecting in these the most holy nights of the year and count the days of Ramadan as she prepares to depart from our presence…think about all that we have reflected on. Allah SWT describes …

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When it came to developing their consciousness of Allah, the sahabas (companions of the Prophet peace be upon him) were relentless, men and women alike. Today, some still believe that only men can develop a relationship with Allah outside the …

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Allah says that the believers are a single brotherhood (and sisterhood). The relationship of brotherhood and sisterhood is likened to that of marriage by some scholars and is seen as one of the ways by which society is strengthened. It …

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The one thing that Ramadan should propel us to realize is the need for change. Too many times people get pre-occupied with being perfect. The side-effects of this can be disastrous in countless ways. The sahabas (companions of the prophet) …

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