New Year: New Me Haha, we’ve heard that a lot, right? To begin this blog post, I would like to initially state that happy happy New Year from A Muslim Pearl in a Western Shell and from the Logic Central Online team. We wish you a very happy and blessed year: a year to bring
Sura (Chapter) 19: vs. 16-21 16. And mention in the Book (the Qur’an, O Muhammad , the story of) Maryam (Mary), when she withdrew in seclusion from her family to a place facing east. 17. She placed a screen (to screen herself) from them; then We sent to her Our Ruh [angel Jibrael (Gabriel)], and
Due to the recent tragic events of terror, I find myself thinking about the backlash this has had on Muslims. It is almost as if we are being attacked from every angle with the death of each innocent person around the world. So how do I counteract this? How do I begin to bring positive
Before I begin, a movement has now started with the hashtag #NISIS (Non-Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), so to start, lets use this hashtag to spread the word about what ISIS really is. Over 300 people lost their lives last week with over millions of lives affected; all in the name of control.
A person is either your brother in faith, or your equal in humanity. -Imam Ali As I grow older and more aware of my self, I find that I have become more understanding of the issues pertaining to the world today. Growing up, I never liked politics (and it still does not capture my
You see me and I see you. I am wearing a bright blue summer dress touching the ground (which is my favourite colour by the way) with a jeans jacket. On top of my head, I am wearing three coloured hijab caps (bright blue, deep mauve, and white) along with a floral blue, purple, and
Hijab, Niqab, and Burka: Say What? “Hijab, niqab, burka, It sounds like some sort of exotic food.” As I ponder upon this question myself, I think about the different ways I may be perceived as a young women walking around in the state. I often wonder about my hijab, being the pride and joy of
“Why is she wearing so many clothes when it’s 95 degrees outside?” “Why is she covered from top to bottom and the man that she is shopping with is in shorts and a t-shirt?” “Why is she not in all black like the women I saw on Fox News yesterday? Isn’t that the way