We’ve Been Preparing For Ramadan All Wrong, Here’s The One Strategy To Focus On Instead

It’s that time of year again. During the next couple of Friday prayers we will hear that famous ayah recited numerous times – You who believe, fasting is prescribed for you, as it was [...]


A Fiqh of Social Media Poem

This is a poem written by poet Ash Shawwa. Check out his books on Amazon. This poem is based off the Fiqh of Social Media presentation that has been delivered around the US, if you’d like [...]


Reflections on Moving Forward in the Era of President Trump

Here’s a glimpse into how my Tuesday evening went. We sat down to eat, with my kids asking if it was true we’d have to pack our bags and leave the country depending on the election [...]


Inspirational Posts on Instagram Are Ruining Your Life Without You Realizing It #FiqhOfSocialMedia

It’s Sunday night after a great weekend. You got your halal meat shopping done, took the kids to the park, had dinner at a friend’s house, watched some football, and even folded and [...]


Why Your Phone is Keeping You From Praying Fajr and How to Fix It

The Hope. I know I’m supposed to have a solid daily routine. No matter what I do, it doesn’t work, and I’m stuck in a rut. Maybe I’m not meant to be a morning person. It [...]


What I Learned About My Online Persona from An Indian Movie Tweet

This week marked 20 years since the release of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (#20YearsOfDDLJ). If that doesn’t make any sense, think of it like this – it’s the desi equivalent of [...]

Hajj Recap Part 3 – Mina

This is the final installment in the #Hajj2015 Recap series. You can check out the previous installments here: Part 1 – Madinah Part 2 – Makkah What It’s Really Like [...]


Hajj Recap Part 2 – Makkah

This is the Part 2 of #Hajj2015 Recap series. You can check out the other installments here:

Hajj Recap Part 1 – Madinah

This is the Part 1 of #Hajj2015 Recap series. You can check out the other installments here: Part 1 – Madinah Part 2 – Makkah Part 3 – Mina Getting to Madinah, Dua Lists, and No iPhone My [...]

What People Don’t Realize About Publicizing Their Sins Online

“The internet is a reflection of our society and that mirror is going to be reflecting what we see. If we do not like what we see in that mirror the problem is not to fix the mirror, we [...]

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