Did you know that today is the last day of Dhul Hijjah? Or that tomorrow is Eid Al Adha? Most of us are on Covid19 lockdown and will propbably not realised these important days in the Islamic calendar. The Coronavirus has changed so much for us. In the way we interact, the way we work … More Eid Mubarak on Covid19 Lockdown.
BELIEVE IN ALLAH You must believe in Allah. The ONE AND ONLY Almighty Creator worthy of Worship. He has no partners, he begets not nor is he begotten. HE is not the father of Jesus or Abraham. He has no sons or daughters. He has no parents. He is the awal (HE existed before creation) … More Understanding Islam, in 8 Simple Steps.
A man came to look for his young son who was out playing with other kids. He saw the Prophet (SAW) sitting some distance away watching the children as they ran around and played. “Prophet of Allah” said the man. “I have come to take my son home”. The Prophet (SAW) asked him to let … More The Prophet and the Playground.
With the election of Barack Obama, the first ever black President in 2009, the United States officially became post racial. Adut Akech, a refugee from South Sudan triumphed over the likes of Kendal Jenner and Gigi Hadid to be named model of the year 2019. In Britain shock waves went through the Royal family and … More Racism an Islamic Perspective.
“HE is Lord of the two sunrises and Lord of the two sunsets. So which of the favours of your Lord would you deny? HE released the two seas, meeting (side by side); between them is a barrier (so) neither of them transgresses. So which of the favours of your Lord would you deny? From … More You Ungrateful Servant.
I will be posting more Islamic content for the new Muslims and reverts who read my blog. Some people believe we are being watched by aliens. Some actually claim to have seen these aliens but that’s for another day! Believers know that Allah is ‘there’ for them. Somewhere there but do they know to what … More We are so alone.
In honour of International Womens Day 2020, I present my Winners and Losers. Not all of them are Women. One of them is still a teenager and in the interest of gender diversity, I have decided to include men. The Honourable Jacinda Ardern Prime Minister of New Zealand As we approach the 1st anniversary of … More International Womens Day Winners and Losers
They say man makes plans and God laughs (astagfirullah). So you loved him, for many years. He was your life. You were his everything. You lived for him. Nobody was more important in your life than he was. Nobody. You planned to always be together. You had dreams of spending your lives together, you made … More Broken Relationships
On Saturday JG and I went chestnut picking. ‘Put these in your coat pocket’. I say shoving a handful of chestnuts in his pockets. The trees are shedding. The leaves have changed from dark green to the gold and yellow hues of autumn. The Sun is a distant memory as temperatures plummet and the nights … More Who Will Feed the Squirrels Now?
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Stories that History Chose to Forgot. I call this the stories that history chose to forget. For indeed there is so much of our rich history that has been omitted from the history books. Do you know that there were Muslims in the Horn region…