5 Ways to Survive a Best Friend Break-Up

You did it! You found your best friend. Within the first few moments of getting to know each other, you knew your friendship was going to last forever. You connect with each other and resonate on a frequency that only a few may ever reach. You know what makes them laugh. They know what makes…

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11 Lessons on Spiritual Growth From ICNA 2016

Photo credit: YouTube screen shot Recently, I attended the annual ICNA Convention in Baltimore, Maryland, as I do every year. Established on September 1st, 1968, the Islamic Circle of North America was a response to the growing need for a supportive Muslim community in North America. They eventually started this convention to create a platform…


8 Things to Remember in Times of Hardship

In distressing times, we may find ourselves asking the proverbial question: why me? It might seem like our whole world is beginning to fall apart. But, what we must always remember is that these trials and tribulations are the signs of a deep love Allah harbors for his servants.┬áCalamities are good for the believer in…