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3 Things to Remember During Ramadan

It’s that time of the year again! Yes, Ramadan has arrived for Muslims everywhere around the world. Every year, we tell ourselves that we will do everything in our list, which we’ve created mentally or actually written it down on the piece of paper. Every year, we fall short, and do not fulfill half of…

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“The Savior Game” — A Poem

Who told you That you could speak for me? After all, your tongue Can’t even move smoothly Over the sounds and letters Of my name, Who told you That you could pitch Imaginary bars around me, Looming high, Turn me into a false prisoner And have ignorance comply To be the watch guard, That you…

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The Story of Bayazid Bustami

A long time ago there was a young boy named Bayazid Bustami. He was born in Persia, an ancient land of plains, mountains and poetry. Being the only son of a poor, widowed mother, he was the light of her eyes and she rested all her hopes for the future on him. She dedicated her…

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Malcolm X and the Real Islam

Change. Change. Change. A major problem among people isn’t that we don’t want to change, but that we don’t think we can. We think it’s too late to fix our mistakes or to re-evaluate the way we’re living our lives. But once one reads the biography of the honored and revered Malcolm X, we can…

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The Man Who Reads the Entire Qur’an Everyday

This post was contributed to Flashy Friday by user bajooka. There was a beautiful woman who wanted to get married, and desired to have a very pious husband. She decided that she’ll marry the man who recites the whole Qur’an every single day, fasts for the whole year, and stays awake and worships Allah (SWT)…

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“My Own Affair”

This post was contributed to Flashy Friday by user naeima. Could it be the manner in which I speak? Do you disapprove of the clothes I wear? Is it the fact that you can not see my hair? Maybe it’s because you believe I’m weak Well I for one find fault in your critique My…

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Something to Remember

This post was contributed to Flashy Friday by user hira786. I woke up suddenly one night, and saw a strange light in my room…. The problem is that the lights are off. I saw the clock, it was 3:30 in the morning. Okay… so where is all this light coming from? ———- I turned around…

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“My Family is Global”

This post was contributed to Flashy Friday by user Fifi. You can read more of Fifi’s poetry at her blog, The Poetry Korner! I have grandparents uncles and aunts from Palestine and Malaysia and don’t forget North America. I also have second cousins from Italy, Russia, and Turkey but don’t forget China and India If…