Every year we welcome Ramadan with great hopes and zeal. We have a list of righteous deeds we wish to do. Establishing voluntary prayers on time; reciting Quran; praying night prayers; reciting morning and evening supplication; offering involuntary (nafil) prayers; keeping away from the tv and social media; we did all this and more with … Continue reading Tackling Mid-Ramadan Slump
Assalamu Alaikum Dear readers, few days back I was surprised to see 1newleaf nominated for Muslimahbloggers awards. This feels no less than winning an award. 🙂 Honestly, this comes at a time when I was wondering what have done as a blogger? I am not able to give my blog time and attention I intended … Continue reading 1newleaf nominated for ‘The best religious blog’
بِسْمِ ٱللّٰهِ ٱلرَّحْمٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ My friend who graced the blog, 1newleaf with wonderful articles has departed from the world. She wrote with the pen name, “Honey bee”. Like a bee, she wanted to work hard and enrich her Akhira (Hereafter). Even before we decided to write articles, she used a picture of a honey bee as her … Continue reading Reflections from the life of a late friend.
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Have you seen an animal hunt? Not many of us would have had the opportunity to see hunting in the wild. Perhaps you saw predators hunting on Television. Like me, you may have seen a cat hunt a mouse or a lizard. Poor little mouse tries it’s best to save itself. … Continue reading THE DONKEYS FLEEING FROM THE LION
An extract from an article published at Muslimahbloggers: بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Ramadan is the month we are also the most wasteful! Don’t you believe me? How do we leave our glorious tables after our meals? What happens to the left-over salads, fries and drinks? If our bins could express themselves, they would cry and … Continue reading From the table to the bin – Food wastage in Ramadan
Mango! This story was submitted by my fried few months before her death.
My little Quran buddy
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
Dear friends, I would like to share with you something which made me very happy!! For me, it is an achievement too good to be true! This happened a year ago. Yet, I can’t cease being pleased about it. My son, who was then just a six-year-old had memorized 30th para (last part) of Quran! Allahu Akbar. But there is more to be happy about. With him, his thirty plus years old mommy (me) memorized Juzz Amma too!!!! Alhamdhulillah. And we did it ourselves by the grace of Allah. If you see my journey, you would understand the reason behind my uncontainable happiness.
I had been childless for the first few years after marriage. This is when I took up a course to study tafsir (explanation) of Quran. Like any other infertile Muslimah, I recited invocations of Zakkariya (PBUH).
Quran clearly showed…
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بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Assalamu Alaikum Soon we’ll be bidding farewell to Ramadan. Have we made most of this month? Are you satisfied with your dualist? Should we have asked for something more? Well, let us make most of the remaining days of Ramadan. Here are some beneficial supplications which could come in handy. SIMPLE … Continue reading Beneficial Supplications
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Assalamu Alaikum. Dear parents, we all wish to make most out of Ramadan by fasting and praying. Do we as parents ignore our children in this month? Or, would we prefer to see our children experience the sweetness of Ramadan? Ramadan is the month of fasting. Would you like your little … Continue reading Encouraging children to fast in Ramadan
Nothing is more pleasing to a farmer than his field at the time of the harvest. Now, he can enjoy fruits of his labor. But, he has to pay his debt first. He had incurred it for petty things. Now it sums up to a huge amount! Unwillingly, he has to pay the price for … Continue reading A Scheme for Success