Iqbal’s Shaheen

By Musfirah Minhaj Shaheen…Does that word ever ring a bell? For the past few years, since I started reading, learning and understanding Iqbal’s poetry, there was a question that started roaming in my mind. Why did Allama Iqbal choose the Shaheen (the eagle) and not any other bird to mention and address the young generation?... Continue Reading →

The Best Version of Me

I recall once while on the road with friends, someone mentioned it was almost Maghreb and she hadn’t completed her evening azkaar yet. Another friend sadly remarked how often she has been missing them lately. I was shocked. How could someone miss their daily azkaar (supplications)?! That’s a believer’s essential! And here this ‘practising Muslimah’ is telling... Continue Reading →

The Muslim Mama’s Quick Guide to Goal Planning (without losing your sanity)

By Fatima Asad If you’re like me, you despise seeing those tacky New Year’s resolution jokes on your newsfeed.  This one really irks my soul: “My New Year’s resolution is to follow through with my last year’s resolutions.”  Another one that sadly represents the majority of wishful go-getters is: “Thanks for not laughing at my... Continue Reading →

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