Salmah Shahnawaz

9 Tips for Seeking Laylatul Qadr

IN Ramadan, there is a frisson of excitement that runs through the Muslim community. There is so much to prepare in this glorious month – menu plans for iftar so that we don’t overeat, Eid clothes and gifts, and of course, preparing ourselves spiritually. There is also a shiver of nervousness – there is such …

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Practical steps to become a better Muslim

MANY of us want to do more, want to become better. We want to become practicing Muslims but it all seems so overwhelming and we don’t know where to start. Here are some practical steps to help you become more practicing:

Time Management in Ramadan

EVERY year when Ramadan is around the corner, there is a flurry of activity in preparing for it. Whether it’s stocking up on food or spirituality, one of the most daunting feelings is how to make the most of it. How do we make every second count in this amazingly blessed month? I used to …

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‘My Husband is Not Religious’

IF you were brought up with a religious background – where it was normal for you to wear hijab once you were supposed to, to attend religious talks, and seek knowledge – the expectations when you had to get married would have been high. A lot of women conscious of the deen look for someone …

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