MYM Guests Author

Occasionally, MYM will publish pieces by guest authors - authors whom the staff members hold in great respect. We encourage you to reflect on their writings and share your thoughts in the comments section!

The Final Appointment

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Essay by
Feb 15, 2014 · 5 min read

Written by Jasim Malik, MYM Contributor Being informed of my upcoming dentist appointment brought numerous, rather unpleasant memories back...

Of Masks

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Poem by
Nov 11, 2013 · 3 min read

Written by Omar Shareef of Muslim Medicine for Muslim Youth Musings. He was but a young impressionable man from the hood, Naïve to the...

With A Soul, I Fly

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Poem by
Jan 21, 2013 · 3 min read

The following piece, “With a Soul, I Fly” by Hibbah Haddam, was chosen from a selection of submissions for Expressions: Sisters’ Open...

Dealing With Girls: The Gaze

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Memoir by
Dec 7, 2011 · 4 min read

I stepped out of the bus and took a deep breath. At last. The first day of school. The sun was shining and the atmosphere was abuzz with...

Only One Of You

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Poem by
Apr 7, 2010 · 2 min read

They say we lack in heroes Shaytaan says we’re in need of dineros Not a word, but I know what you are thinking He’s too much this, not...

Too Fast, Too Furious

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Memoir by
Dec 10, 2009 · 4 min read

By Ayman Nassar Today, we got a reminder of death which we very often forget about; a 20-year-old brother from my community perished in a...

Speech Delivery Essentials

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Essay by
Nov 30, 2009 · 5 min read

By Ikhlas Hassen Got to give the Khutbah? Want to start a Halaqah? Use these tips to increase your speech delivery skills! 1) Thikr–...

Ramadan and the 3 Groups of Youth

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Essay by
Sep 8, 2009 · 8 min read

By Norhassan Curo – A guest post from the Philippines “We relate to thee their story in truth: they were youths who believed in...

Sailing Hearts and Ailing Hearts

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Essay by
Aug 1, 2009 · 4 min read

By Ayman Nassar First of all, I thank my younger brothers for inviting me to write this youthful post. It’s a bounty from Allah that...