Reaching Your Rizq

……He (Zechariah) said, ” O Mary from where is this [coming] to you?” She said, ” It is from  Allah. Indeed, Allah provides from whom He wills without account.” (QS. Ali Imron: 37) A five year old boy struggles with his ...

My Eid Al-Adha split between Jeddah and Yogyakarta

This year, I did not celebrate Eid Al-Adha with my husband. My husband had to go to Indonesia and spent Eid al-Adha there. My children and I were celebrating Eid al-Adha in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. After Fajr prayers at 5:10 am, takbeer had ...

Eid in Casablanca, Morocco ~ note from our muslimah

Eid Mubarak !! From Casablanca Morocco. Allahu Akhbar! In Morocco many regions have different traditions.  But our family is from Casablanca, Morocco.  We start the morning with our fajr prayers then head down to the Saloon to drink some warm porridge – ...

Iftar at the Red Sea

In the month of Ramadan, all the way at the Red Sea coast, Jeddah is usually filled by families who not only enjoy the beautiful sunset, but also gather to break their fast together. Many children run to and fro, romping with their brothers/sisters or playing on swings, slides, and trampolines. Ponies and camels adorned with red ...

Oh Muslima, Happiness is so near!

O Muslima….we often look for happiness  everywhere… but in fact the happiness is so near. It is in every soul who is always grateful and performs dhikr. In every heart that appreciate  to each chain of gifts that overflow from her Lord, and at ...