Background Image by Rawan Yasser on Unsplash.com Dear you, If you are reading this, you are probably in the same situation that I am in -a mess, and totally not prepared for Ramadan. It is a few hours to the first day and you might be as anxious as I am. You might be wondering … Continue reading For Those Who Aren’t Prepared for Ramadan
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Background image by Edwin Andrade on Unsplash.com On the authority of Abu Musa Al-Ash’ari (R.A.), the Prophet (S.A.W) said:“The likeness of a righteous friend and an evil friend, is the likeness of a (musk) perfume seller and a blacksmith. As for the perfume seller, he may either bestow something on you, or you may purchase … Continue reading Who are Your Role Models?
I am delighted to announce to you that The Muslimah Musings has been nominated for THE MYSTERY BLOGGER AWARD, created by Okoto Enigma. My blog was put up for nomination by the lovely Azeezat of Thoughts and Reflections. Thank you so much, Azeezat for putting up my blog for nomination! Thoughts and Reflections is a … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award
Background image by Bobby Johnson on Unsplash.com There was a time I dreamed of becoming the perfect Muslim Of flowing hijabs and qalbun Saleem (a sound heart) I told myself That no matter what happened I wouldn’t change No matter what the adults say I promised myself That I wouldn’t live my life like them … Continue reading There was a time (poetry)
One question that we as human beings keep asking ourselves is WHAT IS THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS? A lot of people have given different answers based on what they think made them happy. A lot of books have been written about this topic, and people usually say that happiness is free. But to me, one … Continue reading Gratitude: A reflection on my “Fabulous” App Journey
Abu Yahya Suhaib bin Sinan (May Allah be pleased with him) reported that: The Messenger of Allah, (S.A.W.) said: “How wonderful is the case of a believer; there is good for him in everything and this only applies only to a believer. If prosperity attends him, he expresses gratitude to Allah and that is good … Continue reading The Blessings of Ramadan in this Pandemic
Ramadan Mubarak! May Allah accept our acts of ibadah in this holy month. Ameen. In Sha Allah, a post is coming soon (like in a few minutes from now) on how to maximize this wonderful month in this period. You don't want to miss it. So watch this space! I pray that Allah protect us, … Continue reading Ramadan Mubarak!
Background image by Ian Espinosa from Unsplash.com We were invited for an Islamic program today. It was at a state university, by the MSSN (Muslim Students Society of Nigeria) branch. Today, I saw a side of life that I’ve forgotten even exists. Seeing Muslim sisters wearing the proper hijab squeezed my heart painfully. All I … Continue reading Wishing They Knew
I have finally become the writer that does not write. It’s not that I don’t have anything to write about, or that I haven’t written anything down. I’ve thought a lot about all the things I want to write, and I have even written some of them halfway. But I haven’t even been able to … Continue reading The Writer that does not Write
I want to tell you a story. No, several stories, in fact. This is not what you think it is. I am introduced to someone. He is a guy. I greet him. He replies. He proceeds to extend his hands towards me for a handshake. I respectfully decline. He looks embarrassed. Sometimes, I unconsciously shake … Continue reading Non-Mahrams