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Meet the couple making Islam accessible to the blind.

Wife & Husband Yadira and Nadir Making The Quran in Braille Accessible To The Blind Community One Dot At A Time Husband and wife duo Yadira and Nadir set up Islam by touch as a means to help blind people access Islamic literature through braille. Yadira was born with glaucoma and raised as a Catholic where…

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You can be Muslim & a feminist. Yeah I said it.

I’m going to express an opinion that might not sit well with some, but here it goes anyway. I’ve heard countless times this year that being a Muslim is not compatible with being a ‘feminist’ and the reason for this is that Islam is empowering enough. I don’t disagree with that at all, truly Islam…

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In search of sisterhood & purpose.

Faith, Fashion and Feminism In search of “The Sisterhood” and a sense of purpose Each time I meet a strong and purpose driven woman, Muslim or otherwise, I always wonder when the moment of blossoming occurred for her. When did she find her voice? When did she shed her self-conscious insecurities? Was it even an…

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No one is born Racist

When you go to the store to buy your child some toys, you don’t exactly think you’re going to impact race relations or become a positive example that the world can learn from, well this is exactly what happened to a family in the US. Brandi Benner went to her local store and she shared her…

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Life after divorce. Learning to breathe again.

Learning to breathe again This past week marked the 5th anniversary of the date of my Islamic divorce. Often, I wonder which date I should remember as the end. Which punctuation mark? Which point of separation or reunion? From when do you pin point the end, when the end began at the very beginning? As…

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Ramadan Changes Start Now

We’ve all been there where the Eid excitement begins and a there is a sinking feeling in our hearts. I haven’t done enough, I haven’t taken advantage of the month of Ramadan and it’s slipping away. Don’t have that feeling this year. If you want to avoid feeling regretful about Ramadan, begin preparation now. You have…

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Motherhood Moments by Hafsa Abbasi

Kite flying at the beach on the weekend- wind + sea + palm trees made it all the more easier 🙂 . . . #flyingkites #kites #mamateachesme #muslimhomeschool #homeschool #themedlearning #beach #windyday #palmtrees #datetrees #sea #jeddah #ksa #family A post shared by Hafsa (@mamateachesme) on Feb 26, 2017 at 11:09am PST Which country are you…

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