10 Steps to Prepare Yourself for Marriage as a Muslim
You've been dreaming and hoping to get married soon and making Dua for the day to come, but wait a second. Are you ready or prepared? What if Allah (SWT) wants you to learn some things about yourself so you can be ready when the blessing is bestowed upon you in shaa Allah? Check out the 10 pointers which can prepare you for marriage.
Advice from the Sunnah on Coping with Grief after the Loss of a Loved One
Our Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) experienced grief at many points of his life, often at the loss of loved ones. During these experiences he taught us that grief is a natural emotion and that Allah does not hold us accountable for expressing sadness and pain in a permissible manner. Sadness does not negate the acceptance of Allah’s decree which is the very center of a believer’s journey in grief.
Free Resources on 5 Pillars of Islam & 6 Pillars of Iman (ft. Muslim Central)
This post has been sponsored by Muslim Central - a platform for Islamic audios Islam is a monotheistic religion with belief in only one God (Allah). The Arabic word ‘Islam’ comes from the root words س ل م (Siin-Lam-Miim) which means safety/security/freedom/immunity, salutation/greeting/peace, deliver/acknowledge, to pay in advance, submit,...
When to say In shaa Allah and when not to
by Sabit Ololade What is 'In shaa Allah'? It is an Arabic expression meaning 'If Allah wills' (this is usually said when referring to a situation in the future) - For eg: I will go to the grocery shop tomorrow in shaa Allah. “In”, which means “if”;...
How to Turn to Allah when You Feel so Distant
Going distant from Allah is not an overnight process. It happens gradually without us ever realizing until we're too far away. You may drift away from Allah one step at a time while feeling your heart harden until it turns into a stone. It’s a terrifying...
Short Stories of Sahabiyat + List of Resources to Know More About Female Companions of the Prophet ﷺ
List of authentic stories of the sahabiyat (online, apps, books, podcasts and lectures etc.) along with short stories of 5 famous female companions - like Bareerah (رضي الله عنہا), Hind bint Utbah (رضي الله عنہا), Umm Salamah (رضي الله عنہا), Juwairiyah bint Harith (رضي الله عنہا), Fatima bint Muhammad (رضي الله عنہا) and 5 less-known female companions - like Umm Sulaym bint Malhan - Rumaisa (رضي الله عنہا), Nusaybah bint Ka'ab - Umm Ammarah (رضي الله عنہا), Umm Hakim bint Harith (رضي الله عنہا), Asma bint Umais (رضي الله عنہا), Khansa (Tamadur bint Amr) (رضي الله عنہا)
Short Stories of Sahabah + List of Resources to Know More About Male Companions of the Prophet ﷺ
List of authentic stories of the sahabah (online, apps, books, podcasts and lectures etc.) along with short stories of 5 famous male companions - like Abdullah bin Masood ( رضي الله عنه ), Abdullah bin Abbas ( رضي الله عنه ), Salman Farsi ( رضي الله عنه ), Abdullah bin Umar ( رضي الله عنه ), Zaid bin Thabit ( رضي الله عنه ) and 5 less-known male companions - like Abbad bin Bishr ( رضي الله عنه ), Abdullah bin Amr ( رضي الله عنه ), Abu Dahdaa ( رضي الله عنه ), Abu Aqil Ansari ( رضي الله عنه ), Julaybib ( رضي الله عنه )
7 Ways to be Happier as a Single Muslimah
This post is for sisters who are not yet married and struggling to cope with all that that entails, sisters who have to handle a lot of pressure from family and friends, and sisters who are tired of making du’a to finally be with...
3 Fitness Lessons From the Sunnah
Many Muslims want to be active, but struggle to incorporate fitness into a busy lifestyle. Probably you've heard the hadith: Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, "A strong believer is better and dearer to Allah than a weak one, and both are good. Adhere to that...
10 Ways to Love Yourself as a Muslim
10 Steps towards self love in Islam. From avoiding peace-breakers & negative energy to using positive affirmations & believing that you're worthy. From forgiving yourself to utilizing your skills. From self awareness to better knowledge of the world. Download the free printable of a Qur'anic verse on self-worth.