forgiveness Tag Archive

Express Yourself! By Wisam Sharieff

Jawaad Ahmad Khan
Mar 19 · 3 min read

It was a low point. I just suffered a blow in my personal life, and I was trying to grab those pieces and figure out how to move forward....

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Winds of Destiny

Sanam Zaidi
Feb 18, 2015 · 6 min read

Every morning I wake up with a beating heart as a reminder, but do I take heed? How do my scrolls stack up against my deeds? Constantly...

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Feature: Quilt of Kindness

Rahma Zakaria
Jul 31, 2014 · 6 min read

This piece was published as part of an MYM partnership with Washington, D.C.’s Muslim Inter-scholastic Tournament (MIST). The highlight...

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Holidays or Holy Days?

Shahin Indorewala
Jul 11, 2013 · 5 min read

I once read someone’s musings on happiness, and it gave me a much more active perspective on the emotion. The writer mentioned that he...

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Mirror of A Believer

Aysha Samjoo
Feb 14, 2013 · 2 min read

Mirror, mirror on the wall, Reflecting the past, the treacherous falls, My soul’s weaknesses pierce your glare, And reflect again on my...

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A Soul’s Showpiece

Saba Nasir
Feb 11, 2013 · 5 min read

It stood gracefully on a shelf of an antique wooden cabinet – a showpiece in the shape of a heart bordered with Swarovski diamonds. Its...

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Learning to Truly Believe

Fatih Seferagic
Jan 23, 2013 · 7 min read

Not too long ago, I sat down in my room doing something that many of us eventually end up doing in our lives; I began to think about where...

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Shaytan’s White Flag

Hannan Ouyoun
Nov 11, 2012 · 5 min read

Imagine Shaytan’s campaign dancing across your television screen. “He’ll never give up on you. He’ll keep whispering until he’s...

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Al-Ghaffar: The Perpetual Forgiver

Nihal Khan
Feb 17, 2012 · 4 min read

While we go about living our daily lives, caught up in the speed and realness of each moment, an occasional “oh my Allah!” moment...

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Learning to Forgive

Ruqaiyya
Dec 3, 2011 · 4 min read

They used to live in my grandmother’s neighbourhood. A big, poor family of eight children. After the eighth child was born, the husband...

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Drowning in Sin

Raadia Khan
Nov 29, 2011 · 4 min read

Her fingers stretched toward the disturbed surface of water. Her eyes rolled to the back of her head. Then, she plunged. She plunged into a...

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Sweeter Than Sleep

Zainub Abdur-Rahman
May 5, 2011 · 3 min read

She wakes to the galaxy of Styrofoam forming her popcorn-ceiling and wonders why she can discern the intricacies of it before dawn?...

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