admin on March 28th, 2012

Crash. Bang. Smash. ‘What was that?!’ That was the sound of a once sound heart, shattering into a million pieces. Imagine you are the person carrying that heart: covered in pain and soaked in tears. Maybe you don’t have to imagine, because maybe that is your heart. We are the broken-hearted. Betrayal, oppression, deception, whatever [...]

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admin on March 28th, 2012

It had been an exceptionally hard day for me, about 3 years ago. Everything seemed to be out of place and one thing after another was going wrong. I headed over to the University Center to get a bite to eat—maybe food would calm my nerves. At the time, I had been wearing niqab (the [...]

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admin on March 28th, 2012

I came into class one morning, excited to take my young students to the computer lab. “It’s computer lab day!” I announced. Just as I had expected, the whole class was excited for change and ready to take the trip down the hall. Well, everyone except one student. He looked at me from behind his [...]

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admin on March 28th, 2012

She quietly slipped onto the train, and if our eyes hadn’t met, I wouldn’t have noticed the tears at all. They hung, in her eyes, waiting for any moment to pour forth. I glanced down at her feet and noticed they were bare, her slippers in her hands. In her arms was a baby, wrapped [...]

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admin on October 18th, 2011

Truth: “[...] We have been thrown over-ship to the sharks. But it was only at that moment we turned with every face towards you Alone. And experienced true Iman. Before that our prayers were not to you solely but to many scattered thought idols Our long hopes were the shirk of relying on other forms [...]

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admin on October 14th, 2011

‎”I have nothing except my destitution To plead for me with You. And in my poverty I put forward that destitution as my plea. I have no power save to knock at Your door, And if I be turned away, at what door shall I knock? Or on whom shall I call, crying his name, [...]

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admin on October 10th, 2011

أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم حدثهم أن عبدا من عباد الله قال يا رب لك الحمد كما ينبغي لجلال وجهك ولعظيم سلطانك فعضلت بالملكين فلم يدريا كيف يكتبانها فصعدا إلى السماء فقالا يا ربنا إن عبدك قد قال مقالة لا ندري كيف نكتبها قال الله –وهو أعلم بما قاله عبده ماذا قال عبدي؟ [...]

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admin on October 9th, 2011

اللّهم إليك أشكو ضعف قوتي، وقلة حيلتي، وهواني على الناس، أنت رب المستضعفين وأنت ربي، اللّهم إلي من تكلني‏؟‏ إلى بعيد يتجهمني‏؟‏ أم إلى عدو ملكته أمري‏؟‏ إن لم يكن بك غضب علي فلا أبالي، غير أن عافيتك هي أوسع لي‏.‏ أعوذ بنور وجهك الذي أشرقت له الظلمات، وصلح عليه أمر الدنيا والآخرة، أن ينزل [...]

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admin on September 26th, 2011

Based on a mixture of advices I got from very near and dear people, my hands hit the keyboard and this is what appeared: I asked him ‘What are the secrets to my heart’ He said, ‘guard it with all your might protect it from evil, protect it from sin remember nothings from you, its [...]

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admin on August 23rd, 2011

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