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When Muslims Pull Fellow Muslims Away from Religion

When Muslims Pull Fellow Muslims Away from Religion

One might think that the biggest influence that pulls Muslim away from their deen is non-Muslims. However, for many Muslims the enemy is within; it is their own brothers and sisters in faith who make them question their beliefs and compromise their values.

Muslim Sisterhood: Is the Sugar Coated Stuff Reality?

We are constantly told about the unity of the Muslim Ummah and the beauty of sisterhood. A Muslim friendship is allegedly “better” and “more fulfilling” than a non-Muslim friendship. Historically, Muslims are known to have compassionate and glorious friendships based on a mutual love of Allah and a desire to obey him. But what’s reality? …

Is Sisterhood a Myth?

Is Sisterhood a Myth?

We are constantly told about the unity of the Muslim Ummah and the beauty of sisterhood. A Muslim friendship is allegedly “better” and “more fulfilling” than a non-Muslim friendship. Muslims pride themselves on “compassionate” and “glorious” friendships based on a mutual love of Allah and a desire to obey him. But is this the reality? …

The enemy within

The Enemy Within

Maya was a convert to Islam.  It had taken her a great deal of courage to start wearing a modest Islamic wardrobe, including a headscarf. She was the only one in her family and circle of friends who dressed that way.  It made her feel like an outsider almost everywhere she went.  It had felt …



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