Ummah Tag Archive

An Anachronism of Sorts

Poem by
Mar 5, 2017 · 6 min read

At first, I simply thought I didn’t matter. Not necessarily because my voice, being so soft, was ignored or spoken over whenever it...

Gold-Rimmed Glasses

Memoir by
Jul 11, 2012 · 4 min read

It was a summer of introductions and new concepts. My first summer in Pakistan. Everyone was talking about the heat and how uncomfortably...

The Extra Mile

Essay by
Apr 4, 2010 · 6 min read

Ever wondered what was the difference between an ordinary person and an extraordinary person? It’s just that one remained ordinary,...

Dare to be Different!

Essay by
Jan 3, 2010 · 6 min read

‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Abbas said that the Prophet Muhammad said: “Whoever sticks to my Sunnah (my way, my path, my practice, my...

The Ummah Timer

Essay by
Nov 21, 2009 · 3 min read

Just a few days ago, Algeria and Egypt had a neck-to-neck competition to see who would qualify for the 2010 World Cup. Players were stoned,...

Share The Love!

Essay by
Nov 18, 2009 · 3 min read

It is interesting that we mainly tend to venerate somebody only after that person has passed away. That is when the tears stream down, the...

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...