This Muslim Woman Co-Founded the Kuwait Poets Society

Within the past few years, the people of Kuwait, a Middle Eastern country, started noticing a positive aura to the artistic ambiance in the nation. Kuwait has always been an advocate for the arts, with national museums and such projects displaying so. The youth, though, have not always been caught up. I grew up in…

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This is Not Your Mama’s Halaqa Group

Halaqa groups can be intimidating. I do not have every part of the Quran memorized, and when sisters start naming one surah after the other, I feel shy asking what she meant. A halaqa should be a place free of judgment where sisters can bring up their perspectives in their relationship to Islam. That may…