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
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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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