The Month of Qur’an

"Don't think of it as the month of fasting, think of it as the month of Qur'an." And so my perspective changed tremendously thenceforth after watching NAK's lecture on Ramadhan a year ago. This year, I am embarking on a self-imposed 30-day reading challenge, a de-tech and detach from social media challenge, & some personal goals that … Continue reading The Month of Qur’an

Wistful Wisefool

These days, the intellectuals are silenced while the fools speak. Opinions of the ignorant are taken into consideration while the knowledgeable, the learned, the wise are seen as meddlers who stir trouble and mull over "trivial" matters. They speak in whispers while the destructors of truth get up on their soapboxes to preach falsehood. Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said, “In the End Times, … Continue reading Wistful Wisefool

My Mom Told Me to Never Take My Crown Away

A friend once asked me, "So Humairah, what's your hijab story?" Almost every Muslim woman I know who dons the hijab would have their personal 'hijab story', which is basically a turning point in their lives which made them decide to don the headscarf for the first time, an obligation we Muslim women need to fulfill in obeying God. So I told her … Continue reading My Mom Told Me to Never Take My Crown Away

High Performance Ramadhan by Productive Muslim

It's that time of the year again - the month of forgiveness and mercy, where the gates of heaven are wide open and the gates of hell are locked shut, where the Qur'an was sent down for all humanity, fasting was prescribed, where rewards for every act of ibadaah is multiplied, suhoor, iftar gatherings, taraweeh, early nights... … Continue reading High Performance Ramadhan by Productive Muslim