Begin With “Bismillah”

‘Bismillah’ is a word you will come across repeatedly as a Muslim. You may have already noticed that (almost) every surah in the Qur’an begins with ‘Bismillahi Rahmaani Raheem’, which in basic translation means, ‘in the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful’. As demonstrated by our Prophet Muhammad (may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), it is a beneficial … Continue reading Begin With “Bismillah”

5 Steps To Maintaining Your Faith In A Non-Muslim World

As a Muslim living in a non-Muslim country, keeping yourself firmly upon your religion can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. We are surrounded by screens, posters, music, and behaviours that seem to garishly promote everything that Islam encourages us to avoid. If you live with non-Muslims, this can be true even inside your own home. Of course we must remain grateful for the positives – … Continue reading 5 Steps To Maintaining Your Faith In A Non-Muslim World

Islam: Enjoy The Journey

It has taken me a little while to decide what to focus on for the debut post of this blog. The blank canvas in front of me felt quite daunting, as new beginnings usually do. This took me back to the beginning of my journey as a Muslim; that daunting path stretching far and wide ahead of me, filled with so many questions, unknowns, huge … Continue reading Islam: Enjoy The Journey