Does He Care?

“Do you think Allah cares about that?” When I heard those words come out from my little sister’s lips today, I was speechless (in a good way). A guilty feeling washed over me. It was time to pray Asr, but I was so caught up in doing some work. I said out loud to my … More Does He Care?

Struggle

Just take one step at a time, No need to rush; everything will be just fine. I know you’ve been trying, I can see it behind your smile; Pearly tears, purifying. How long have you been crying? How long have you been fleeing From Allah, the Supreme Being? You’ve stop asking from human beings, but … More Struggle

The Problem with Perfectionism

I came across this article whilst sorting through some of my emails: http://www.spring.org.uk/2018/01/personality-trait-rising.php?omhide=true This study found that young people are currently more concerned about being perfect than they were 30 years ago. Relating back to my previous post, I have noticed the immense amount of pressure that is put on teenagers to be ‘perfect’, at … More The Problem with Perfectionism

The Bigger Picture

Lost for words, looking for meaning, Sometimes searching for, often dreaming Of a life filled with love, happiness, abundance and peace. *Always remember that in the hardship, there is ease.* We forget about our blessings when times get tough, But little do we realise that we always have enough To keep us going throughout the … More The Bigger Picture

In Peace

Sometimes, it’s not about how high you can climb the mountain of life. What matters more is that you appreciate the view from wherever you are right now. When you have your head in the clouds for too long, it’s hard to see where you’re going. Let the fog clear before you take your next … More In Peace

Temporary Life

Dear Reader, You may feel lost, Your heart may be broken, But Allah is the Guider And His doors of forgiveness are open. If we reflect on the Hereafter, This life in comparison is like the tiniest drop of an ocean. Seek to please Allah By perfecting your devotion. When you are in despair Remember … More Temporary Life

A Reality Check

I used to love the hype over New Year’s Day. But now, I don’t care as much. I used to enjoy watching the fireworks light up the night sky. But now, there’s something about them that causes me to flinch. On the night before the 1st of January 2017, I rested my head on my … More A Reality Check

Adjust your Focus 

👣Be the change you want to see. Take the first step. Before you can make a difference to the lives of others, you must first change what is in yourself. Allah says in the Quran, “Indeed, Allah will not change the condition of a people until they change what is in themselves.” {Surah Ar-Rad verse … More Adjust your Focus 

Stay Strong

Put your trust in Allah. He knows what’s best for you. Whatever you’re going through, whether it’s a spiritual crisis or a rough day at school, know that He will help you through it. Can you count how many times He has helped you before? If you ever feel a distance between you and Allah, … More Stay Strong

Hijab Perspective

When I first started going to secondary school, my attitude towards the hijab changed enormously. As you can imagine, I was exposed to new people from many different backgrounds who strongly influenced my self image. I remember how self-conscious I felt every morning before I left the house. I would often think to myself, “why … More Hijab Perspective

A Warm Welcome

‎السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته AsSalamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu❤️ May peace, mercy and blessings of Allah be upon you! Welcome to The Hopeful Muslimah! Now, before we start, I have a very important question for you: What does it mean to be hopeful? Well, according to Oxford Dictionary, it means to have a … More A Warm Welcome