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Black, British AND Muslim?

      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 [...]

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, [...]

My 5 Favourite YouTube Finds (12/06/2015)

Bismillahir rahmanir raheem Jummuah Mubarak! Alhamdulillah, Allah swt has brought us to the blessed day of Friday again which means another installment of my 5 Fav YouTube Finds. InshaAllah you enjoyed last week's and this weeks won't disappoint either. I recently discovered that the Islam Channel has a YouTube page (late to the party I [...]

JazakAllahu Khayrun/ Khairun | Things Muslims Say

Bismillahir rahmanir raheem WHAT DOES IT MEAN? This phrase literally means 'May Allah swt reward you with goodness'. There are a number of ways to express the phrase depending on whether you are talking to a man, woman or group. For a man: JazakAllahu khayrun For a woman: Jazakillahu khayrun For 2 men or 2 [...]