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8 Islamic Schools to Consider In the United States

What makes the United States an attractive choice to students when it comes to higher education is the variety of institutions that one can choose from. Virtually all U.S. institutions cherish diversity and inclusion. The majority of U.S. colleges are secular, and promote cultural diversity. A few of them, however, are built by those inspired…

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10 SOUTH ASIAN MUSLIM WEDDING TRADITIONS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Muslim weddings are much simpler than most other religions. In actuality, Islam defines marriage as a simple social contract wherein two individuals come together to share the burden of life and celebrate joyous moments. For this contract to come into being, Nikkah is the only ceremony or tradition prescribed by the religion. However, with time,…

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6 Ways To Share Faith With Your Child

In this day and age, it’s harder to raise your children in your faith. There are many parents out there that don’t choose to bring their children into their faith, but you want to share it with yours. How can you do that in the modern age? Here are some ways you can share your…

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6 Tips For Crafting Your Own Jewelry

Making your own jewelry can be a wonderful way to explore your creative side, learn to work with hand tools, study up on gems, and expand your accessory collection with fun handmade pieces in no time! Even better, a line of your own jewelry creations can be an excellent way to give gifts, and even…

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Why We Need to Talk About Miscarriages More Often

The names in the article have been changed to maintain the privacy of the individuals. When I saw mention of the idea for this article in our weekly pitch list, I quickly jumped at the opportunity to write it. Somebody very close to me went through this a while ago, but I had been unable…

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5 Reasons Why Gratitude Should Be An Everyday Thing

Gratitude.  It’s something that we feel every once in a while. It brings positivity and wellness into one’s life. However, when life takes you through bad and rocky times, it can be hard to feel grateful for what you have, and who you are. As a result, you’ll feel the following symptoms: Impatience Irritation Feeling…

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My Encounter With the Holy Quran

I never thought that I would find the perfect book in this lifetime. Being a recent revert, learning about the religion has taught me a lot. I celebrated Eid Mubarak for the first time and was I excited. It was indeed the best day of the year for me.  So, tracking back to my conversion….

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What Every Muslim Woman Needs to Write

The world of today wants (and needs!) to meet a real, passionate, powerful modern Muslim woman. In order to make her voice resonate, she needs to be in-sink with herself as well as many aspects of her being. A great yet underappreciated way to quiet the outside noise, analyze your thoughts, feelings are by writing…

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7 Best Islamic Universities to Know About

College education is important today, especially if you’re looking to work in a highly-paid position. Going to university is one way to make this happen, since virtually any research program in the world or career opportunity will ask for you to have a diploma. Knowing which schools to choose is highly important, since this direct…

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Lost Friends? Here’s How To Deal With It

I have lost many friends in the past in both ugly, and happy ways.   Although I don’t consider myself a Friendship Guru (Like Olivia Rodrigo, I currently only have two real friends), I *think* because of my experience in losing friends, I’m qualified to tell you how to deal with it. Now, although you may…

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HOW AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSLIMS PAVED THE WAY TO JUNETEENTH

President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act this June 17th. This makes Juneteenth, the day that commemorates the emancipation of the last enslaved African Americans in Texas on June 19, 1865, a federal holiday.  While Juneteenth marks “footsteps away from where President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation,” and while it is a…

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5 THINGS ALL YOUNG ADULTS SHOULD KNOW

If you have gotten through your teenage years, you know how many life lessons you had to go through and how difficult those years of your life may have been. Throughout those years, you began to develop your self-confidence, found your passion for the world around you, and even gained knowledge. Now that you are…

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Does Islam Mention Sexual Diversity?

It’s Pride Month and we here at Muslim Girl are super excited to celebrate with our Muslim LGBTQ+ Community!  I know there is a misconception around the world that queer Muslims do not exist due to lack of acceptance towards homosexuality in Islam. With over a billion people identifying Muslims, are all hetrosexual? I didn’t…