Author: mardeeya

I am a muslim woman…

I am… A daughter, a sister, a granddaughter, a neice, a cousin , a friend. I am a partner, a student, A young girl & a grown woman . I am confident and scared, terrified and excited. I am Loving and caring, and thoughtful and hopeful. I am sick and tired. I am shy and friendly. And Carefull and careless. I am Broken and whole. I am Misunderstood and misguided and mislead. I am Hardworking and determined, but a little scared on the inside . I wish on stars and dream my dreams . I pray to god and...

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Lift your hands in prayer. Your Lord is Ever-Attentive

There are moments in life, when despairing of hope and frustrated by the circumstances we are in or the hardships we face, we sit on our prayer mat overcome with tears. It is that moment that we are closest to our Allah. For Allah is pleased when His slave begs of Him (Ta’aala). This begging, laying bare of our worries is a clear manifestation of dependance on Allah. At this time we are testifying that no human has the ability and power to assist us. We are testifying the Greatness of our Powerful Lord. Allah Ta’aala says in the Holy Quraan: And...

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Abaya challenges and hilarious side-effects

It is beautiful to see Muslimahs in South Africa and beyond express their femininity and unique style in a manner within the boundaries of Shariah. While there are many items of clothing available that fit the criteria of Hijab, my favourite is the Abaya. The black Abaya is like a blank canvas, a background to express any unique style. A bohemian scarf, a diamond necklace or even funky trainers are all means of adding your stamp to that blank canvas. For those sisters who are fans of this amazing item of clothing, you will be able to relate to...

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RIS2011 – “The Goodly Life”

[youtube=] The Goodly Life -by Sheikh Muhammad Mukhtar Ash-Shinqitee The above clip was highly  recommended Sh. Bilal Ismail at the RIS Convention 2011, taking place in Cape Town from 6th May 2011- 8th May 2011. Listen to and read these words of advice and instruction by the amazing Sheikh Muhammad Mukhtar Ash-Shinqitee and feel the emotion that his words evoke, tears will flow from your eyes, your heart will wrench with regret at all the times wasted in trivial pursuits, far from the remembrance of Allah. May Allah grant us the true understanding, open our hearts to awareness of...

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