A Woman’s Wealth and Duty in Her Home and Community

Whenever I hear of the wealthy and rich giving in charity, I rejoice. [ Sayyidatina Khadijah al-Kubra r.a. ] Whenever I hear of the poor giving in charity, I weep more in joy. [ Sayyidatina ‘Aisha as-Siddiqa r.a. ] When Sayyidatina Khadijah r.a. inherited her wealth, she gave it up for the way of Islam … Continue reading A Woman’s Wealth and Duty in Her Home and Community

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Path of Shukrulillah

When people ask how are you? They meant to ask about your soul. The question is really, how is the state of your soul right now? A lot of people asked me, and I can't help but to reply "down". Because what's more worrying than the state of our souls. "Pray for me", greatly appreciate … Continue reading Path of Shukrulillah

Were we mere blank slates?

In a tale of human progress and a defence of progress, people learn from their parents and their parents' parents, and who, after trials and tribulations, wind up committed to each other. Unrecognizing that our life is a story of fellowship. Because when you look deeper into the unconscious, the separations between individuals begin to … Continue reading Were we mere blank slates?

The art of Jihad – Internal War

"Every criminal, miser, abuser, scoffer, embezzler, and hateful person does what he or she does because of a diseased heart. If hearts were sound, these actions would no longer be a reality. So if we want to change our world, we do not begin by rectifying the outward. Instead, we must change the condition of … Continue reading The art of Jihad – Internal War

Non-linear thinking and its spirituality

A 'ba' is not a 'dza', a non-linear thinker is not a linear thinker. Here’s a quick quiz I've gotten from a website to determine your thinking style. Imagine yourself facing a challenge. Does column one or column two feel like the best way to proceed? Column One                     … Continue reading Non-linear thinking and its spirituality

Purpose of place: finding Allah through life’s mission

Really love the approach of Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes when it comes to spirituality. Imbuing spirituality with social issues, which I find personally relatable when it comes to the teaching or therapeutic line like counselling or psychology. It was a privilege to have him here all the way from the US and to remind us … Continue reading Purpose of place: finding Allah through life’s mission