Unearthing Your Values

So in the previous post, we spoke about defining our personal values so today we’re going to delve deeper into the topic. To figure out our personal values we need to answer the cliched question of who we were before the world told us who we should be? And that’s not easy. It requires taking a […]



Arabia was submerged and engulfed by the violent and unwise practices of its people. The birth of the prophet in the “Times of Ignorance” was a sign of Allah’s mercy upon mankind. He had chosen yet once again to guide His people towards the right path through His messenger peace be upon him. The prophet […]


AL-MANI: The Withholder and AL-M’UTI: The Great Giver

AL-MĀNÍ (المانع) The Withholder, The Preventer, The Prohibiter, The Defender, The Protector Opposite name: AL-MÚṬĪ (المعطي) The Great Giver, The Giver, The Grantor, The Donor Arabic root From the root (م ن ع) which has the following classical Arabic connotations: to prevent, hinder, hold back, restrain, deny; to impede, resist; to forbid, refuse, prohibit; to […]


6 Things to Consider When You Have a Depression Relapse

Following my post on my recent depression setback, I heard from many readers who were comforted to know that they were not alone. As I said in that piece, if you suffer from chronic depression, you know all too well that setbacks happen, even to those of us who think we are doing everything right to…