In the Aya Allah safe and there aren’t two hearts inside the man. Women can carry 2 hearts inside her body and this is one of the miracles of Quran.
Many women struggle in the late stages of pregnancy and the greatest jihad of a woman in child birth. Every stretch mark on her belly is a sign of that jihad.
Taking a “break” shouldn’t mean giving up worship altogether. We don’t view menstruation as a “curse” as some other religions do; it’s just a natural part of being a woman, and we are free to carry on being Allah’s slaves without any feeling of guilt or shame.
Marriage is a social contract: a noble and sacred contract, but a contract nonetheless. It leads to a number of relationships and engenders a set of mutual rights and obligations.
I was always looking for what’s wrong with Islam. There has to be something wrong with it. So I would question and I would question and he would always say to me “Jill, Islam is logical”. Every single thing that you want to point out as a problem with Islam…
Khadija chose her ‘Mr. Right’ on her own using sound criteria that although somewhat driven by human inclinations but yet has its undeniable and fair share of a marriage choice that is mainly based on reason and rationale. Selecting her partner herself is an…
My own Hajj taught me a number of lessons, but perhaps one of the things I most remember about it was how humbling an experience it was. I remember noticing almost immediately upon arriving in Makkah the sheer number of people and thinking, “all these people here to worship Allah?”
Summer is a time to feel a bit free and to have a chance to do all the things you didn’t have time to do during the year. For many people it is a time for sea, sun, and surf, or for bushwhacking, mountain climbing, canoeing, or hiking. But as a new Muslim woman what can you do in the summer?
I spent six months traveling around the Middle East and it was there that I started to read into Islam. I spoke to many people about Islam while I was traveling and it was so hard to change from my identity as a spiritual human rights person to a Muslim. This was the hardest thing.
Sister Lauren Booth explains what her first experience of Ramadan was like. She was invited to a house where they had nothing inside. There was a rug on the floor for 10 people with very little to eat. She was so angry at the Qur’an telling hungry people not to eat for 30 days. The …