We’re in Control

September 25, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum wr wb dearest beloved sisters, We hope and make dua everyone is doing well in sha Allah.  Today I was sitting in the sunshine trying to soak up some rays, trying to get some Vitamin D, which by the way isn’t just a Muslimah problem. Low levels effect […]

For the Love of Liver?

September 21, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum Dearest Beloved Sisters, Hope and make dua all are well. It’s midnight right now, and I was feeling hungry. I put the family to sleep a while ago and I was just like, I want to eat something.  So what was the first thing that popped into my […]

How to Give Dawah

July 19, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

Assalaamu Alaykum wr wb, How to Give Dawah: based on a retrospective look through my own experience when I first reverted to Islam. “When will she look like a Muslim,” is what I heard from the corners of my ears.  I was hardly Muslim for five minutes and that’s what […]

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

May 14, 2017 Ilaa Noor 0

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 […]