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And the winner is…Mr/Miss Muslim!

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One of the tactics of those who hate Islam is to feed you a horrific image of what life would be like if we allowed Muslims to live by ‘their rules’ or if we all lived ‘like Muslims’.  Racist right-wingers in Europe are certainly guilty of such scare-mongering in today’s society, to justify the oppression and curbing of freedoms of Muslims in the West.

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The World Cup, Muslim style: The Entries

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The 2011 entrants and winners.

May Allah reward these awesome carriers of the Quran and their parents, ameen! 

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O Allah, I told You…

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O Allah, I told You: I’m in pain, You said: …’do not despair of the mercy of Allah’ (Q.39:53)

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All the Earth is a Place for Prostration

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*Reminder: italicised terms used in this post can be found on the Key Terms and Expressions page*

Five times a day Muslims pause and reflect, turning to their Lord no matter where they are or what they are doing.  The five obligatory, daily prayers in Islam offer a time-out from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life, five conversations between the servant and his Lord.

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Recent Articles

20
Oct

Why Islam? Sister Aminah Assilmi’s story

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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful [towards all mankind], the Especially Merciful [towards the believers]

As this blog is all about living the Muslim life, one of my goals- God willing- is to start posting more reversion stories to shed light on how so many people are choosing to live this beautiful way of life. Read more »

15
Oct

A not-so-expected answer to my prayer!

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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful [towards all mankind], the Especially Merciful [towards the believers]

“The following day was very important and I did not want anything to ruin my chances….”

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11
Oct

The toothbrush which rivalled a loving husband

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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful [towards all mankind], the Especially Merciful [towards the believers]

I heard about this beautiful incident- involving the daughter of Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم and her husband who was famed for his bravery- in a lecture I attended a few weeks ago so naturally I wanted to share :).

May the Almighty bless our marriages with such love and mercy, ameen.

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27
Sep

The poem that made Imam Ahmad cry (video)

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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful [towards all mankind], the Especially Merciful [towards the believers]

Back- to- back video posts I know, but only because they are definitely worth a click! Read more »

27
Sep

Video Post: The Meaning of Life (Thought-provoking and poetic)

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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful [towards all mankind], the Especially Merciful [towards the believers]

If you like poetry and/or having your thoughts provoked, this one is for you. 

May the Lord of the Heavens and the Earth and everything in between guide those seek guidance, ameen.

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31
Aug

“Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and earth…are signs for a people who use reason” (Photo post)

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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful [towards all mankind], the Especially Merciful [towards the believers]

May Allah reward the photographer for the photographs featured in this post 🙂 Read more »

31
Aug

Help, I’m in Love with a Muslim! (Part 1)

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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful [towards all mankind], the Especially Merciful [towards the believers]

Part one of this mini-series takes the form of Q&A.  Read more »

28
Aug

Modern-Day Heroes: Amr and Asmaa

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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful [towards all mankind], the Especially Merciful [towards the believers]

Re-posted from The Middle Road blog. Read more »

21
Aug

Help, I’m in love with a Muslim! (Introduction to a new mini-series)

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In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful [towards all mankind], the Especially Merciful [towards the believers]

This new series of posts is dedicated to those who find themselves interested in accepting Islam because of their relationship with a Muslim.  Issues covered further in the series will also be of interest to those considering accepting Islam generally.  I pray the series is able to be of benefit  inshaAllah :).

 

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17
Aug

Taqabbal Allahu minna wa minkum- May Allah accept (our good deeds) from us and you

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The title for this post is the supplication which Muslims make for one another at the end of the blessed month of Ramadaan.  In what seems like the blink of an eye, another Ramadaan has come and gone….

 

 

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