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Mango! This story was submitted by my fried few months before her death.

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My Little Quran Buddy

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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).

Zakkariya As invocations

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Beneficial Supplications

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

Encouraging children to fast in Ramadan

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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

A Scheme for Success

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

THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH

World and all that it posses cannot ransom us from hell

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ What comes to your mind when you think of bliss? Cozy Home? Company of your loved ones? Yes, I can almost see you smile as you think about your beloved parents, spouse, children, and friends. Who is the apple of your eye? What wouldn’t you do to see him/her happy? I … Continue reading THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH

Jasmine in the Wind – book review

Written by: Ayesha Desai “Jasmine in the wind” is the first published book by Ayesha Desai, she has been writing for the last 20 years and blogging since 2013. The story is about Afrah, a Syrian girl. She is introduced as a tired girl in worn out sandals trying to reach a safe-land along with … Continue reading Jasmine in the Wind – book review

A Cat and Mouse Pact – A Book review

  Written by: Nayera Salam - a retired teacher more than thirty years teaching experience. Illustrator: Teresa Abboud - A very talented illustrator/ 2D animator. I had received this book for the purpose of review a few months back. As the name suggests, the main characters in this book are Matt, an orange cat, and … Continue reading A Cat and Mouse Pact – A Book review

A TICKET TO HEAVEN

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بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ It’s fun being invited. My expectations run high as I almost starve myself for the feast that I would relish at my friend’s home. I wonder who else will I be meeting there?  Do you like being invited? What are your expectations from your host? More than anything else it’s the warm … Continue reading A TICKET TO HEAVEN

BIDDING FAREWELL TO RAMADAN

We are facing the last 10 days of Ramadan. Insha  this post will help us concentrate better in Ibadah.  Last Ramadan, I had a special challenge. It was helping my son who is nearly 7 years old fast! He attempted to fast on 21st of Ramadan. Keeping him distracted during hunger was my biggest task. … Continue reading BIDDING FAREWELL TO RAMADAN