Book Review · Books · Children's Literature

Jasmine in the Wind by Ayesha Desai

Assalamu alaikum warahmatuLlah wabaratuHu! So it's been a while... I've got no excuses except writer's block & laziness. Sigh. AlhamduliLahi ala kulli hal 💜 Anyway, today's blog post is about a book I should have reviewed a month ago. Sigh. Reading that book made me feel all sorts. This is going to be a short… Continue reading Jasmine in the Wind by Ayesha Desai

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Book Review · Books · Children's Literature

Little Blue Skater Boy & Imagine by Shoohada Khanom

Assalamu alaikum warahmatuLlah wabaratuHu 😊 So anyone that knows me, knows how much I love reading books. If a book looks interesting enough (yes, I judge books by their covers sometimes) regardless of genre or even the intended audience, I'd pick up and read. Can you imagine my happiness getting two books to review? Yay,… Continue reading Little Blue Skater Boy & Imagine by Shoohada Khanom

Quran Reflections

 Suratul Najm, verse 31 & 32

Assalamu alaikum warahmatuLlah wabaratuHu! Listening to Mansour Salim 's recitation of this surah really gives me the feels ❤ and this prompted me to go read the tafseer of the Surah. __ ****** وَلِلَّهِ مَا فِى ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَمَا فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ لِيَجْزِىَ ٱلَّذِينَ أَسَٰٓـُٔوا۟ بِمَا عَمِلُوا۟ وَيَجْزِىَ ٱلَّذِينَ أَحْسَنُوا۟ بِٱلْحُسْنَى (٣١ ) 31. And to Allah… Continue reading  Suratul Najm, verse 31 & 32

Book Review · Books

Halal Comfort Food by M.K Johnston 

Assalamu alaikum warahmatuLlah wabaratuHu!  Eid Mubarak  folks!  TaqabalaLlahu minna wa minkum ❤ I hope you all had a blessed and halal Eid 😉😉  P. S - Don't forget to fast your 6 days of Shawwal. Abū Ayyūb Al-Ansārī radhiyallāhu ‘anhu narrates that the Messenger of Allāh sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam said, “If anyone keeps the fasts of… Continue reading Halal Comfort Food by M.K Johnston 

Deen

How To Maximize Your Time During Ramadan 

Assalamu alaikum warahmatuLlah!  _____ AlhamduliLahi, Ramadan is a day or two away ! - Ramadaan is the month of fasting, praying at night, reading Qur’aan, remembering Allaah (dhikr), making du’a’, doing ‘umrah, giving iftar to those who are fasting, giving charity, and being kind and generous to the needy.  It is the month of i’tikaaf… Continue reading How To Maximize Your Time During Ramadan 

Mental Health

10 Ways To Deal With Negative Self Talk 

Assalamu alaikum!   It's been a while but AlhamduliLahi I'm here now 🙂 Because Mental Health Matters,  here's an article on dealing with negative self talk.  P. S - Although I'm the writer, this article was first published on SheWritesWoman , the first women-only mental health support group in Nigeria.  Go visit their site and follow them… Continue reading 10 Ways To Deal With Negative Self Talk 

Deen · Reflections

Friendship with Non-Muslims

Assalamu alaikum warahmatuLlahi wabarakatuHu! So I've been AWOL for a while now 😦 Anyway, enjoy 👇 ___________________________ Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “O you who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians as Awliyaa’ (friends, protectors, helpers), they are but Awliyaa’ of each other. And if any amongst you takes them (as Awliyaa’),… Continue reading Friendship with Non-Muslims