It’s Tokyo Olympics 2021 and the jokes about the Somali pirates are doing the rounds. In the Olympics sailing competition, the British took the gold medal, The Australians took home the silver medal and the Somalians took the boat! Ahoy Me Hearties! These days the image of a pirate is probably not Jack Sparrow, staring … More How The World Abused Somalia
You might have heard of Halima Aden. She has graced the covers of Vogue, Teen Vogue, Allure and Sports illustrated to name a few. She has fronted major lucrative campaigns for Nike, Yeezy, Hilfiger and Fenty Beauty. She was a UN Ambassador. She was one of the first international models to wear a hijab. She … More The Vogue Model and Islam
A wise man said, The paradox of our time is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers. We spend more but have less We buy more but enjoy it less We have wider freeways but narrower viewpoints. We have bigger houses but smaller families We have more degrees but less commonsense We have more … More The Paradox of our Time
You are extremely close to your circle of best friends. You spend all your time together and tell each other everything. Ony 1 of them will remain your friend in adult hood. You are difident and don’t have much to say. Mum says you are just a sensitive child. You don’t know it yet but … More What I would tell my 16 year old self
A woman on social media was recently discussing abortion. She said it was not a big deal and if a girl has an unwanted pregnancy, she adviced going to get it ‘vacumed’ out. As in vacuming the carpet in your house! I was shocked. Not by what she said I have heard about abortion and … More Her Body, Her Choice.
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.