Friend

Choose your friends wisely. Good friends will help you find the path to paradise. They will be the ones that remind you to pray and be grateful for the blessings Allah has given you. To have a friend that reminds you of Allah is one of the greatest blessings in the world. People become your … More Friend

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?

I remember You

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

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