Browsing All posts tagged under »Qur’an«

Saving Superwoman…and I’ll add Superman, too.

July 21, 2012


Alhamdulillah. It’s only been a little over a week, but already, this Ramadan is starting out so much better than the last. It only took a nudging from a dear sister on Facebook and four or five of the same emails for me to get the sign of where my Lord was trying to send […]

Day 4: The company you keep (part 2)

June 6, 2011


Alhamdulillah, today I got to go to every class except for two. Today had a big block in the middle of the day for rest (like 6 hours!!) because truly, no one here is getting much sleep with the company of blessed knowledge. In the classes, the theme of the company we keep was echoed […]

Day 3: You are like the company you keep

June 5, 2011


Today was such a spiritually uplifting day. I feel that I’m receiving so much benefit here–from the sisterhood and brotherhood to the information from the lectures. MashAllah. Today I want to share snippets from a lecture from Shaykh Mohammed Mendes, entitled “The Qur’an on the Journey to Allah.” In it, he extolled a shaykh that […]

A Living Qur’an

August 8, 2010


I went to a conference today. A conference where I thought I would know at least one person there as a native product of this city. A conference where I did not know one person besides my hubby who accompanied me. A first for me. A first for the conference. The first of its kind. […]

The Battle of Tabuk: A Commentary on Surah Al-Tawbah

July 3, 2010


I’ve been going on a googling search frenzy to find out more about the Battle of Tabuk which happened in Rajab. Surah Al-Tawbah (Bara’ah), the 9th surah of the Qu’ran, tells us the majority of what we know about the Battle of Tabuk and the lessons to be learned from it in verses 30-129. Surah […]