Hello 2012 - Anse's Blogs

All Things Dangerous and Beautiful

Softly it falls. Each flake silently floats down to earth and creates a blanket of crisp, clean, white softness. It warms the eyes and...
Hello 2012 - Anse's Blogs

Come and Emigrate With Me…

As a child I read the Laura Ingalls Wilder books and wished that I had been born in her time. It was such a simple time, full of family...
Hello 2012 - Anse's Blogs

Understanding our Nefs

Allah (swt) says in surat al Nisaa: 135 {O you who believe, be upholders of justice, bearing witness to God – though it be against your...
Hello 2012 - Anse's Blogs

Ramadan

Dear Rabata Sisters, It has been a year since we last met. I hope you have been well. I will be arriving in a few days, and I’m...
Hello 2012 - Anse's Blogs

A Good Ending | Part 4

Quran and Husn al Khitām: Our religion is unique in its Holy Book. We have a collection of pages that not only inform us about our Lord,...
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Behavior and Husn al Khitām Part 3

Behavior and Husn al Khitām: Our debts to Allah have a grave effect on our afterlife, but Allah (swt) describes Himself as al Rahmān, al...
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A Good Ending | Part 2

The Debt of Prayer and Husn al Khitām: When I was a young girl, the day before a road trip was always ‘library day’. It was the day...
Hello 2012 - Anse's Blogs

Firing Day

He walked into my office and stood in front of my desk. A hardworking man, he struggled with class control and a language level below my...
Hello 2012 - Anse's Blogs

Sufficient for us is Allah, and [He is] the Best Disposer of Affairs!

Throughout history, Muslims have used the du’a in Surat Āl Imrān in the face of calamity and fearsome situations. Those to whom...
Hello 2012 - Anse's Blogs

The Rajab Project

In 1985 I was a brand new Muslim and Ramadan came in the summer. It was hot. It was humid. I was fasting. It was the most wonderful month...