Christal Joan: Find out why I chose to wear the hijab after embracing Islam and read my review of Hidden Pearls a hijab company

Why I Chose to Wear The Hijab

    Firstly, let me just address what I mean when I say hijab in the context of this article. I'm referring to the scarf that Muslim women wear on their heads and use to cover their chests. Hijab is a hot topic amongst the Muslim and non-Muslim communities. Whether it's Muslims debating over what [...]

SubhanAllah & MashaAllah. Two phrases often used by Muslims as highlighted in the things muslims say series by Christal Joan Muslim blogger + life coach

SubhanAllah & MashaAllah | Things Muslims Say

Bismillahir rahmanir raheem Today we've covering two words in one post: SubhanAllah and MashaAllah. subhanAllah and it's meaning We'll start with subhanAllah. It's literal meaning, like most thinks from Arabic to English is a bit difficult to translate. It's something along the lines of, "glory be to Allah swt who is free from imperfections". I think [...]

Alhamdulillah means all praise is due to Allah. A common phrase used by Muslims. Part of the Things Muslims Say series by Christal Joan Muslim blogger + life coach

Alhamdulillah | Things Muslims Say

Bismillahir rahmenir raheem ALHAMDULILLAH: WHAT DOES IT MEAN? Alhamdulillah literally means 'all praise are due to Allah swt'. It is the first word in Surah Fatihah after the "basmallah", the opening chapter of the Qur'an. We recite it in every salah (prayer). For those out there that love a bit of trivia, it appears 38 times [...]

Insha Allah means If Allah Wills. A explanantion of the phrase for new Muslims by Christal Joan Muslim blogger + life coach

Insha Allah | Things Muslims Say

Bismillahir rahmanir raheem INSHA ALLAH: AN IMPORTANT PHRASE InshaAllah literally means if Allah swt wills. Muslims use it after saying they will perform an action in the future to indicate that they will do something only if Allah swt wills it to be. We find the command of qualifying the things that we say with inshaAllah [...]

Common phrases used by Muslims series written by Christal Joan Muslim blogger and life coach

Things Muslims Say

Bismillahir rahmanir raheem muslim talk? As a new Muslim, I would often get confused by these words/ phrases. Everyone seemed to know what they were and I didn't want to be the "new Muslim" that didn't know. Khutbahs and conversatins became mental gymnastics to try and keep up with what was going on. Years on, [...]