Every human experiences ups and downs in life. There’s no shame in expressing your hurt and sadness. It’s okay to cry. It’s okay to feel down. You don’t have to pretend that everything is fine when it isn’t. Everyone goes through tests and trials. Even prophets and the righteous people who came before us were … More Pain, Patience and Prayer
What do you love ? What is it that your heart longs for? What is it that brings you joy? Think about the things that make you happy. Anything in the world. It could be your family and friends. It could be delicious food. It could be a nice car, a beautiful house. It could … More The Promise of Paradise
Have you ever stopped to wonder how different your life would be if Allah took away all the blessings you took for granted? SubhanAllah, we have everything we need to get us through the day. I currently have the flu and fever. I can tell you now, I have never felt so grateful to have … More Gratitude, mercy and forgiveness
Hey, pssst. Can you keep a secret? I’ll tell you, but only if you promise to never despair of Allah’s mercy ever again. 🤫 What did you say? Are you afraid? Oh, you’re not afraid. So what is it then? You don’t think you can make such a big promise? Well, I can assure you, … More Can you keep a secret?
Dua in times of distress, hardship, anxiety and sadness: The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, If any Muslim is afflicted with distress and makes this supplication, then his supplication will be answered. If he says this, Allah will remove his affliction and replace it with joy and happiness: Transliteration: Allahumma inni ‘abduka, ibnu … More Dua in Times of Distress, Hardship, Anxiety and Sadness
Dua for the last 10 nights of Ramadan: اَللَّهُمَّ اِنَّكَ عَفُوٌّ ، تُحِبُّ الْعَفْوَ فَاعْفُ عَنِّي Aisha (may Allāh be pleased with her) reported: I asked: “O Messenger of Allah! If I realise Laylat-ul-Qadr (Night of Decree), what should I supplicate in it?” The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) replied, “You … More Dua for Laylatul Qadr
I remember You. After a long time away from You, I've come to realise how important You are to me. I remember how deeply You cared for me. It was clear from Your actions that You cared. I remember that You didn't leave me, even when everyone else did. I remember You. How could I … More I remember You
It’s always a beautiful thing to be able to make someone’s day better. You could brighten their morning with a kind word or by simply smiling. It doesn’t cost a penny to be a nice person. It’s so easy for us to prioritise our work, our phones, our money and whatever else, that we forget … More Spread The Hope!
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
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