On the Brink of Becoming…

May 14, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

  Assalaamu Alaykum wr wb dearest beloved sisters, We make duaa all are well in sha Allah. Was just thinking about how many times we are just….right there— on the brink of a break through, on the brink of becoming better, on the brink of… establishing a good habit, and […]

Not Our Problem…Right?

May 14, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum dearest sisters, Don’t we often wonder why we let things get to us so bad? If a person hurts us (verbally for example), why does it hurt? (I don’t mean abuse and chronic mistreatment at all) We should sit back and reflect on this. Are the words that […]

Peripheral Chatter

May 14, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum wr wb dearest sisters, It’s amazing how dunya is just right there knocking at the door. It’s amazing how we know that, and we still welcome it in and do its ikraam. How do we maintain that balance? We can’t shun the world totally as we have to […]

If Only I Was Sincere

May 14, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum wr wb dear sisters, We hope and make dua everyone is well! Was just thinking of how sometimes things could be better. If I had done this. If I had done that. In reflection so much could have been better if I had just took a moment, a […]

What Follows Us?

May 14, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum Dearest Sisters, Hope and make duaa all are doing well. I heard the following advice last night and thought to share it in my own words as it was not in English. If we could just realize and embed this .. SubhanAllah. 1. We might (or even might […]

Real World, Real Problems, Real Actions

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Assalaamu Alaykum wr wb dearest sisters, Being kind to people is really very stressed in our deen. We can do small things that can add up to make a big difference. We just have to open our eyes to the issues going on around us. For example this is a […]

Sunshine, Where Art Thou?

May 14, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum dearest sisters, فَبِاَىِّ اٰلَاۤءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبٰنِۙ Allah swt has blessed us dearest sisters. Yes, adversities exist. Life is complicated. We have shortcomings and we don’t always get what we want. But one promise to you dearest sisters…. everything we have and everything we are is bil khayr…  for […]

Dart Frogs and Dunya

May 14, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum wr wb dear sisters, So, when you have a house full of kiddos you come across a lot of interest in creepy crawlies and you name it. So, one day we were researching the life cycle and their book used frogs. So we were looking at the different […]

Mistakes Are Part of Being Human

May 14, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum Dearest Sisters, hope and dua you’re all well in sha Allah. Today’s thought is that..   making mistakes is part of being human though we want to try not to make the mistake in the first place.  But if we do fall in error, what counts a lot […]

How Do I Become Better?

May 14, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum wr wb dear sisters, Am making dua all are well in sha Allah.   Came across this ayaah from our Quran class from a while ago…and just wanted to share this again.  This ayaah is just SO SO striking. It’s from Surah Muhammad Ayah 17. “And for those […]