Nusaybah Umm Umarah: Life lessons from Islam’s first lady soldier

Over the past 3-4 years, I have been actively seeking and trying to learn from the lives of Muslims of the past. Even more so from the lives of Muslim women. What were their goals, aspirations, how they conducted themselves through the highs and lows of life? Most importantly how do I derive lessons from …

Why Am I Not Fulfilled In My Identity As A Muslim Woman?

I know, the topic itself sounds controversial. But then again this is the question all of us face one time or another. Be it in our minds or hearts or sometimes aloud in our conversations in texts with our friends or discussions in or living room. This woman in question has some sort of an …

Navigating Social Media in Ramadan

Recently I have been contemplating about the way social media has impacted how I spend my Ramadan. Not only that, how it has affected the mindsets of many including me even just before the month starts. Just as the new year starts, I start getting reminders in my feed here and there about the coming …