Nurturing Women of Wisdom

I wrote this for the souvenir booklet of the 3rd convocation ceremony of Rifayiya Ladies' Arabic College. بسم الله الرحمن الرحي يَـٰٓأَيُّہَا ٱلنَّاسُ إِنَّا خَلَقۡنَـٰكُم مِّن ذَكَرٍ۬ وَأُنثَىٰ وَجَعَلۡنَـٰكُمۡ شُعُوبً۬ا وَقَبَآٮِٕلَ لِتَعَارَفُوٓاْ‌ۚ إِنَّ أَڪۡرَمَكُمۡ عِندَ ٱللَّهِ أَتۡقَٮٰكُمۡ‌ۚ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ عَلِيمٌ خَبِيرٌ۬ “O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you … Continue reading Nurturing Women of Wisdom

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Between Wisdom and Folly

It was the third night of Ramadan already. Two days of fasting had whizzed by and I was still trying to get a grip on my Ramadan goals. I hastened into the first empty spot and joined the congregation in Taraweeh with a number of thoughts floating through my mind. Thank God we made it … Continue reading Between Wisdom and Folly