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Bored? Muslim Facebook Pages

So admit it, we all have Facebooks… Facebooks that we spend countless hours on even though it’s boring and nobody’s online and we should be studying. But, let’s face it, it’s addicting! So how about checking out some of our favorite inspiring, motivational, just-for-fun, or OMG-that’s-so-true Facebook pages? Hijab Tan Lines – it happens to…

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The World Cup’s Biggest Goal

As the champions of the World Cup will suspensively by decided over the next two days, prominent international figures, including world leaders, performers, and the players themselves, are trying to remind us of the one goal that matters: education for all. Spearheaded by Queen Rania of Jordan, the 1GOAL campaign is aimed at seizing “the…

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Clothes to wear to the mosque?

One lady told me that when praying to Allah or at the mosque, you are not allowed to wear jeans. So my question is if I go to the mosque to pray, what should I wear? Can I wear loosefitting jeans, a loose fitting longsleeve shirt and a hijab? Is that fine? Like these jeans…

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Struggling to find info as a new convert

I had a question about what happens after someone converts. I know of some places of worship around where I am but haven’t gone inside. The one I went to I couldn’t get in that day. And the next time I went the side door was open but I didn’t go in as I was…

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[CLOSED] MTV Docu-Series Featuring Practicing Muslim Girl

Salamu alaikum everyone, MTV is making a new documentary series featuring the different lifestyles of various teenagers living in America, and they’re interested in showcasing the life of a practicing Muslim girl! The documentary is aimed at breaking stereotypes and showing what Muslims are really all about. This is a great step towards bringing Islam…

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Words of Wisdom from the Holy Qur’an

From the Im a Muslim & Im Proud! Facebook Page. 1. Respect and honour all human beings irrespective of their religion, color, race, sex, language, status, property, birth, profession/job and so on [17/70] 2. Talk straight, to the point, without any ambiguity or deception [33/70] 3. Choose best words to speak and say them in…

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Remarkable Hadith Qudsi

Whoever returns to Me, I accept him no matter how far he is, and whoever turns away from Me, I approach him and call on him. Whoever leaves a sin for my sake, I reward him with many gifts, and whoever seeks to please Me, I seek to please him. Whoever acknowledges My Will and…

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Coping with your Period During Ramadan

The last ten nights of Ramadan are upon us and I am sure all of us are aware of the virtues of these blessed nights. Here is a list of some actions Prophet Muhammad (SAW) used to partake in during these last nights as a reminder to all of us because Allah (SWT) says in…

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“Language Has Failed Me” by Suheir Hammad

1. Where has my language gone? The poet searches for words to wrap around these times Make them sense Make them pretty Make them useful Words from the past haunt our conversations Empire and Crusade Plans and Centuries All these words cleared understanding before Fall heavy now And weightless into this abyss of bad news…

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The Islamic Empire in 30 Days: Prelude

Starting Saturday, people in every country around the world will begin a month-long fast for Ramadan. The holiest month of the year, Ramadan is when Muslims refrain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset and try their best to bring themselves as close to Allah (SWT) as possible. This is not only a time…

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Response to a Christian Sister

This morning, I awoke to quite a few emails from MuslimGirl.net readers, especially concerning the hijab. I’ve decided to respond to the following email I received because, well, it was the least harsh, and it contains a number of assumptions Americans have of the hijab. The name and email of the sender are hidden out…

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How I Beat Acne

I don’t have the best of skin. In fact, I have the average teenage girl’s skin – somewhat oily, prone to breakouts, and always cursed with a new pimple popping up right before a day when you NEED a clear face. That’s a double whammy when teamed up with my sensitive skin. The first time…

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Sami Yusuf – “Asma Allah”

Sami Yusuf is an international icon for his positive contributions to music, but he is recognized even more dearly by Muslims for his inspiring nasheeds. He has performed countless concerts in every part of the world, performed for a Gaza fundraiser last winter, and has recently become the youngest person to ever receive an honorary…

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“Baby, it’s all good!” – A Poem

This is such an awesome poem! It’s too bad that the author is unknown. She’s very talented and has basically voiced the thoughts that are on the mind of every hijabi. What do you see when you look at me? Do you see someone limited, or someone free? All some people can do is just…