My Ramadan Journey: Day 29

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Wednesday 7th August 2013 As I waited for news about wether it was Eid tomorrow or whether we had another blessed day of fasting… another day to hold onto the spiritual high and peace, that is only felt during Ramadan; I contemplate the days gone by like a cool breeze on a hot summers day… […]

My Ramadan Journey: Day 28 (Finish Strong)

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Depending on what part of the world you are in, you have anywhere from 1-3 days left of Ramadan. Many of us have regrets that we didn’t make the most of it. We may have had nights where we didn’t wake up for Qiyam, days in which we didn’t control our tongues properly, or spans […]

My Ramadan Journey: Day 27

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The worst type of love is unrequited love: when you love somebody and they don’t love you – there is nothing worst than that in the world, unrequited love. And obviously the worst type of unrequited love is with God, because we want the Love of God. ~ Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. “Allahumma inni asaluka hubbak(a), […]

My Ramadan Journey: Day 26

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“Let those who have failed to make the most of this month (Ramadan) end it with good, because actions are (judged) by their endings.” – Ibn Rajab So tonight brings us to the 27th night of Ramadan. I’m feeling nostalgic and was thinking back to my days before I got married and after I just […]

My Ramadan Journey: Day 25

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Z is 4 today. Masha Allah! How time flies… What a beautiful adventure we are on together, my precious boy. My wholehearted prayer for you is that you will be of those who “Recite what is sent of the book (Quran) by revelation to you and establish regular prayer” (Quran, chapter 29, verse 45) I […]

My Ramadan Journey: Day 24

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As busy mums with young kids, we sometimes feel as if we don’t have the time to do as much ibadah as others do, or that the constant interruptions of our children take away our concentration and make us feel as though we are not deriving the best from our Ramadan. Well, don’t despair dear […]

My Ramadan Journey: Day 23

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I went shopping for few things for Eid this morning with my sister and her two young children… And my mischievous toddler. …. Still recovering from the trauma. Moral: do not go shopping with young children while you are fasting AND you have been up till dawn the previous night! Ramadan Reflection: Allah said to […]