Category: Reflections

Toxic Friends Not Wanted –  Fahmida Mehreen

Toxic Friends Not Wanted – Fahmida Mehreen

Life is a journey. Numerous times Allah, the Almighty, has referred to life as a temporary journey on this earth, meaning to return to Him after a certain span of worldly life. “Then did you think that We created you in vain and that to Us you would not be...

The Protector

The Protector | Fahmida Mehreen

“You have none apart from Allah, as a protector and helper.” [Al-Qur’an; 2:107] Would it not be great if we had a life without worry, without pain, without anything but happiness and bliss, where all our wishes and requests shall be fulfilled? Well, that is what waits for the blessed...

The School to Prison Pipeline and #IStandWithAhmed -Margari Aziza Hill

When 14-year-old Sudanese American Muslim Ahmed Mohamed brought a homemade clock to MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, he thought he was going to impress his engineering teacher. Another teacher heard the device and reported it to the police. Yet, the school was not evacuated, as is standard procedure in...

Commercials: What do they tell our Youth? 0

Commercials: What do they tell our Youth?

Maimuna Musarrat Few years ago, I was talking to a sister who had just recently arrived from abroad. She had a lot of amazing stories to tell, but what surprised me most was when she said she was missing Bangladesh so much that she even downloaded and watched Bangladeshi TV...

Of Facebook 0

Of Facebook

Ibn Gias The face that launched a thousand ships and burnt the topless towers of Ilium. ‘The face that launched a thousand ships’ is a figure of speech that stands for Helen of Troy. Helen was so beautiful that Greek men went to Troy and fought the Trojan War to...