10 Easy Everyday Deeds to Enhance Your Scale

Islam is truly a religion of mercy. Allah (swt) has made it remarkably easy for us to earn righteous deeds. To us, some of our deeds may seem small and insignificant, but to Him (swt) that light deed may be our means of forgiveness, our ticket to Jannah. Not everyone is capable of performing the […]



Here are some tips and motivators on how to train yourself to rely upon Allah alone. 1.      Never be lazy: Tawakkul sometimes is mistaken for “sitting back” and thinking your problems will be solved just by believing Allah will take care of your affairs. But look at what emaan is. It is not just having […]



Thoughts fly away from my mind Into the early morning sky Like fluttering butterflies Flitting from flower to flower Wings reflecting the sun’s Bright, blinding rays. A mixture of feelings Come over me Faster than I can comprehend Like paint-splattered canvases An imperfectly perfect landscape Chaotic, dynamic colors. Words inscribed fail to describe Things how they […]


9 Ways to Avoid Emotional Eating Over the Holidays

For anyone with an inclination to use food as comfort—which basically includes all of us—the two months between Halloween and New Years provide one temptation after another. For me it starts the hour the trick-or-treaters have left and I assess the supply of tootsie rolls, Kit Kats, and Reese’s Cups that did not make it…