Where there’s a will there’s a way.

By Sunday, March 11, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

A rather poignant moment captured at Al Aqsa on my latest trip - A lady holds up a sign with names of people who are unable to visit the Masjid due to restrictions as others including us roam freely smiling, blissfully ignorant or maybe just unapologetic. This is Fatoom and her son, she was holding up a paper ...

A Rare Chance to Visit Yusuf AS Grave

By Sunday, March 4, 2018 0 No tags Permalink 0

One of the main beauties of visiting Jerusalem is walking the footsteps of so many Prophets that came before us - peace and blessings upon them. Prophets which are an integral part of Muslims, Jews and Christians. All three monotheistic faiths are also commonly known as the Abrahimic faiths after Prophet Ibrahim who carried the message ...

Can I cross the road in peace?

By Saturday, October 28, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

The amount of times I have had visions of being hit by a car while I walk into town or cross the road minding my own business is unreal. The amount of times while walking on main roads and crossing junctions do you stop to consider your surroundings and keep your whits about you in ...

We need to champion each other!

By Saturday, October 21, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Wow some of the posts on social media recently! Let's do what Muslims do best, create a post about a popular Muslim figure that we may not agree with, which then allows people to backchat about the person, point fingers and be judgemental in order to preserve our faith, and preach about our religion (which ...

A dream come true

By Saturday, October 7, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

I lost my grandma approximately a month ago. In her last couple of months alive she spent quite some time in the Leicester Royal Infirmary, getting treatment before she was released to come home with us for her last few weeks. During this time I had a dream, this is quite significant for me, because ...

Hajj – The Day of Arafah

By Thursday, August 31, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

"This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion." (Surah al Maa'idah 5:3) Before leaving for Hajj so much preparation is done, but really all of the preparation is to make your journey as comfortable as possible but in this day and age ...