Blog, Inspiration, Lifestyle

Ramadhan Prep 2018

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Wait! Can you believe Ramadhan is here already?

May Allah make us witnesses. Amin.

I first came across the monthly one word goal from Layinka Sanni’s Instagram last year. Its when you find a word that encompasses your goals and you take the word and make it your focus. You put it into the goals of your areas of life – career, business, family, spirituality, financial and social. I find that some people actually have a one word goal for a whole year and I thought it was going to be tiring to just focus on one thing all year round.

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Blog, Fabulous reads, Inspiration

Product Review: Qur’an Memorization Planner 

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

I love finding Deen-inspired stationery. And SubhanAllah! Now, there are so many awesome Muslim creatives with products specially made for this blessed Ummah. I recently received this elegant planner from Quran Journals.

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Blog, Lifestyle

Letter to my unmarried sister

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful

Assalamu’alaikum Beautiful,

I pray that you are in perfect health and the best of Iman. I write you today because I have some things I want you to know or maybe just remind you in case you have forgotten.

Marriage is something we all hope for, wish for and long for and sometimes we expect it to just happen for us. I mean, is that not what comes next right after or even before getting a degree in the stages of life?  In all honesty, it is not our birthright. It is a Mercy from Allah (SWT).

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Blog, Fabulous reads

Book review: Unveiled

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Title – Unveiled

Author – Rumki Chowdhury

Category – Poetry

Publisher – Djarabi Kitabs Publishing (2017)

Rumki Chowdhury wrote this book about the hijab (Ironic isn’t it? That the name is Unveiled). The book reads like a poem but feels like a story and has some pretty illustrations, which help convey her messages even better. Ma Sha Allah!

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Blog, Fabulous reads

Book Review: Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

Title: Year of Yes How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person

Author: Shonda Rhimes

Category: Memoir

Published by: Simon and Schuster (September 13, 2016)

Shonda Rhimes is known as the Queen of Thursday nights (Hello! TGIT). She is an accomplished and creative woman. She was a typical introvert – happy being alone reading a book or writing, far away from the spotlight. One day, her sister muttered 6 words that not only scared her

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Blog, Reflections

17 lessons I learnt in 2017

Alhamdulillah! We have come to the end of the year. 2017 was a lot of days and a lot of things happened. I had my ups and downs. As well as the way-up-there and the really-down-here. I felt joy, sadness, exhilarating out-of-this-world happiness, and why-me sadness, pain and love. I have grown and changed. I have learnt, lost and failed. I have succeeded, fallen and risen. Alhamdulillah!

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