AL-HAYY: The Ever-Living and AL-QAYYUM: The Self-Existing

AL-HAYY (الحيُّ) The Ever-Living, The Living, The Alive, The Everlasting, The Deathless, The Eternal English meanings The One who is undying, everlasting The One who is eternally whole and sound The One Life from whom all life arises The One who calls all life into being The One who animates all life and who makes […]

AL-HAQQ: The Truth

Beautiful names related to Allah’s Absolute Perfection AL-HAQQ (الحق) The Truth AL-ḤAYY (الحيُّ) The Ever-Living AL-QAYYŪM (القيُّوم) The Self-Existing AL-GHANI (الغني) The All-Sufficing AṢ-ṢAMAD (الصمد) The Absolute AL-AWWAL (الأول) The First AL-AKHIR (الآخر) The Last AZ-ZĀHIR (الظاهر) The Manifest AL-BĀṬIN (الباطن) The Hidden AL-BĀQI (الباقي) The Everlasting AL-WĀRITH(الوارث) The Supreme Heir AL-KABĪR (الكبير) The Most […]

FREE Meal Plan is here…Happy New Years Resolutions!

Start Your Health Journey I have created a Free E-Book as a means of spreading information regarding proper nutrition and exercise. This short e-book is meant to be a guide to healthy weight loss and healthy living. The world of dieting can be very confusing and it’s hard to figure out the right way to lose weight. I […]

6 Tips to Staying on Track

It’s easy to get started, exciting actually. It’s Sunday afternoon and you sit down with a cup of coffee and your last cookie, and begin to plan out the next week. Healthy meals. Gym sessions. You have everything all set up and ready to start your new journey on Monday. The week goes really well, […]

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SHE Was Pretty… She Spend Half Of Her Life…
Plucking and waxing, moisturizing, dieting, exercising, brushing, applying, removing, tucking this, hiding that, cleaning this washing that, buying this and buying that…
Wearing clothes that hung gracefully to her shape accessories to add taste, fake eyelashes here, fake extensions there, piercing this and tattooing that…
“It was her body” she argued to those who criticized her. Then came the day she died… She was locked in a box and the key was thrown away, her coffin left to lay amongst the dirt, where her body will slowly disintegrate to nothing as the maggots, feast on the skin she used to take so much care of!
“it’s my body” she had argued…
No!!! It was NEVER your body but it was given by Allah… For if it was your body surely you’d have never left it behind.
“indeed we belong to Allah, and indeed to Him we will return” (Surat Baqara:156)
Ya Allah!!! forgive all my sins… Great and small sins, the first and the last sins, those that are apparent and those that are hidden. Aameen.

AN-NAFI: The Benefactor and AD-DARR: The Afflictor

AN-NAFÍ (النافع) The Benefactor, The Benefiter, The Propitious, The Auspicious, The Creator of Good English meanings The One who benefits whom He wills The One who helps and who grants all advantages  The One who creates all that produces benefit and usefulness  The One who grants all favorable circumstances  The One who confers all benefits  […]

Halalified Sausage Balls

I have to admit when I became Muslim, there were a couple of things I was not excited about giving up. Pork, on the other hand, was not on that short list. Unlike many, many Southerners, I never developed an affinity for “the other white meat”. In fact, when my mother would announce we were […]

5 ways yoga promotes stress management

It is normal to experience stress from time to time. Acute stress is important, even exciting, as it keeps us motivated and moving towards our goals. Chronic, long-term stress, on the other hand, can be debilitating and quite detrimental to our health. While we may not be able to control certain stressors in our life […]