As I sit here, children sleeping (this doesn't happen often)... I've finally found some time to sit down and contribute to my blog and think about my life's journey. This blog started out as a passion. A burning fire inside of me that I wanted to share with the world. 4 years on and thousands … Continue reading Life’s Journey: Where Have I Been? What Am I Doing?
Due to my pending birth insha Allah, I decided to take on a few guest posts. Alhamdulillah, I got some great submissions from sisters who were willing to help me out. The first is by a lovely sister who blogs over at Untouched by Fire who wanted to write about how Islam has … Continue reading How Islam Changed my Life : Untouched by Fire
This is a topic that is close to my heart. I am Black British as most people would describe it. My mom was born here in the UK, the first generation from a Kittian mother (from St Kitts) and a Monstratton father (from Monserrat). My dad was born in Jamaica and came … Continue reading Black, British AND Muslim?
"Did my abaya put you off?" I wondered as yet another sister walked past me and bowed her head. Since embracing this type of Islamic clothing, I've had a lot of mixed feelings about how I'm now perceived as a Muslim woman. So I thought I'd put my thoughts into writing in case … Continue reading Did my abaya put you off?
The Day of Arafah is SUCH a special time for the Muslims. It occurs in the 12th month of the Islamic calendar Dhul Hijjah on the 9th day. Many may not know the significance of this day but here are some facts about the Day of Arafah and why you need to make … Continue reading The Day of Arafah: 6 Need to Knows