Islam

Time to Talk About Tawakkul –”Tie your camel first, then put your trust in Allah.”

“…Perhaps you dislike something which is good for you and like something which is bad for you. Allah knows, and you do not know.” – Al- Baqarah: 2: 216 Placing your trust in Allah (SWT) is Tawakkul, and it’s about the complete faith you have in Him. Regardless of the situations that unfold, you still believe Read More…

Islam

Can We Please Stop Saying, “You are not religious; that’s why you’re depressed?”

Mental health and being religious don’t go hand in hand. While some would accept it, some fuel the misconceptions that being non-religious or not fitting into the framework of ‘faithful Muslims’ make you depress. Or another assumption is jinn possession. If a person admits or reveals that he is mentally unhealthy, people quickly judge that Read More…

Islam

Why Most Asian Muslim Parents Share Failed Relationship and How Can it Be Fixed?

More often than not, I have encountered many Muslim parents who share a failed relationship. Their failed relationship shows that their upbringing has failed miserably. Kids have been mentally affected, and mental health is the last thing on Asian Muslim parents’ minds. Apart from that, they don’t set an example for successful marriages. Hence young Read More…

Islam Women

Inspiring Women in Muslim History That We Should Know

Women are degraded and considered to be solely homemakers; I’m not degrading homemakers. Of course, I appreciate them, but this is about labeling women incapable of entering other fields. If we focus on Muslim history, we will encounter thousands of incidents in which women have taken the lead. Women like Fatima- Al-Fihri and Sutayta al-Mahamili Read More…