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Paws for Thought: Love for Felines in Islam

Paws for Thought: Love for Felines in Islam

Most of us would have had a pet cat when we were younger. Or, at the very least, we continually come across strays in our neighbourhoods which we have been feeding for weeks, months or even years. It seems that we just cannot resist these mischievous four-legged...

6 Books To Connect Your Children To Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

6 Books To Connect Your Children To Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

When I first took Islamic parenting classes, the teachers kept on repeating that we should instill love for our Prophet ﷺ in our children. Honestly, I didn't know where to start. So naturally, I turned to books to help me out in this important task. ⁣⁣Alhamdulillah,...

The Sweetness of My Middle Eastern Vegan Kitchen

The Sweetness of My Middle Eastern Vegan Kitchen

The dish is famous in kitchens across the Middle East. My mother taught it to me, and tonight I am preparing it for my family. Taze Fasulye—fresh bean casserole—has proven to be a rich, nourishing comfort food amid duress over the past year. But in my kitchen, the...

Devouring Written Words: Healthy Reading Habits

Devouring Written Words: Healthy Reading Habits

Reading is fundamental when it comes to the pursuit of knowledge. Fortunately, we will never run out of options when it comes to books. The global book market is estimated to grow from US$87.92 billion in 2020 to a staggering US$92.68 billion in 2021. This figure is...

5 Trailblazing Muslim Women Who Influenced Islamic History

5 Trailblazing Muslim Women Who Influenced Islamic History

People might be aware of modern inspiring Muslim women. There are lots of female Muslim names that are taking action to make the world a better place, with their notable contributions in the arts, science, sports and politics.  Some of those names may be familiar to...

Navigating Mental Wellness As A Muslim

Navigating Mental Wellness As A Muslim

We have been through so much for nearly two years now since the emergence of the, still ongoing, world health challenge — Covid-19. As the pace of recovery picks up with the cautious and gradual reopening of physical borders, that does not mean we are unshackled from...

Eat Healthy like the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ During This Pandemic

Eat Healthy like the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ During This Pandemic

With COVID-19 still affecting the world, many of us are finding ourselves stuck at home for most of the day, juggling between work and other responsibilities. Figuring out what to eat can be yet another daily challenge and it may be tempting to sideline healthy eating...