Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ category

`Eid Mubarak

`EID MUBARAK | Have a blessed `Eid! May Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He) accept your fasts, your prayers and your supplications; and may the blessings of Ramadan continue throughout the year! Ameen. Enjoy this joyous occasion with your loved ones and keep the Ummah in your prayers!

Website Blackout: #LiftTheSiege

On Friday, July 18, SuhaibWebb.com joined a host of other Muslim websites in an online blackout in support of Gaza. Our press release, explaining the online protest, is below. — Prominent American-Muslim Websites Initiate Online Blackout Internet Protest to Call Attention to Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza (7/18/2014) – Today, five of the largest American-Muslim websites […]

Ex Nihilo – From Nothing

By Zaheen Uddin   Sitting here, waiting, waiting for epiphany to strike. Thinking in reflection, sinking in perplexion Mind winds up, thoughts line up, time winds down understanding hikes Sensation is in elation, reverberation in air particles’ perception Suddenly everything is in slow motion. Because logic, reasoning and problem-solving ability Are clearer than a summer […]

Passionate Love, Avoiding Zombies & More: 2013 Year in Review

Year in Review: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 As one of our guest authors reminded us this year, there was practically no human suffering that the Prophet ﷺ did not experience—whether it was the loss of a loved one, poverty, or abandonment. He appealed to people at a personal level. He felt for […]

Umrah Trip with Imam Suhaib!

The Islamic Center of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) and Ella Collins Institute (ECI) are proud to present a Couples Umrah with Imam Suhaib Webb from January 4th, 2014 – January 13th, 2013. Limited space is available and the registration deadline is November 15th, 2013. For more information, please visit the Ella Collins website at http://ellacollinsinstitute.org/event/couples-umrah/  

Eid Mubarak!

EID MUBARAK | Have a blessed Eid! May Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He) accept the hajj of those who were blessed to go this year and accept the fasts and prayers of those who took advantage of the blessed days of Dhul-Hijjah! Ameen. Enjoy this joyous occasion with your loved ones and keep the Ummah […]

Eid Mubarak!

EID MUBARAK | Have a blessed Eid! May Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala accept the hajj of those who were blessed to go this year and accept the fasts and prayers of those who took advantage of the blessed days of Dhul-Hijjah! Ameen. Enjoy this joyous occasion with your loved ones and keep the Ummah in […]

Ramadan Mubarak!

With the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Merciful On behalf of SuhaibWebb.com, our family (staff), friends and relatives we wish you all a blessed Ramadan. Folks get excited when shopping centers open early and close late after or before certain holidays. Well, Paradise is about to open and Hell is about close so […]

And the #GlobalQiyam4Syria Winner Is…

Last month, SuhaibWebb.com and Ella Collins Institute partnered together to call for a Global Qiyam for the people of Syria. On May 15th, 2013, over 45 communities across the world organized qiyams to support and pray for the Syrian people. The internet lit up with tweets with the hashtag #GlobalQiyam4Syria, Facebook events, and pictures of qiyams around the […]

What If

By Talha Ghannam Note: The post was written a few months before traveling for Umrah. Alhamdulillah, having now completed the journey, I cannot emphasize enough how important preparation is to the journey. To remove oneself from the dunya (worldy life)and prepare for what lies ahead is essential. What will you say to your Lord and […]

On the Subject of Al-Qur’an

by Askia Nasir Bilal   Its Words are ten stone slabs in the bosom piece Air mountain pegs holding my celestial body in place coral reef, beached whale bones bleached pale poems can’t touch the place its page reached “Read!” was the Word that squeezed free his rib cage The seed rooted and breathed branches […]

Ella Collins Institute Winter Retreat 2012 Videos

Did you miss out on the Ella Collins Institute Winter Retreat 2012? You can now watch the videos on the Ella Collins Vimeo Account here: http://vimeo.com/ondemand/eciretreat2012 Some of the sessions include: Spiritual Survival 101: Religion in the Modern Day All-American Muslim: Challenges Facing Indigenous Islam The Road Less Traveled: Picking a Path to Spiritual Development Up […]

How to Win the Free Ella Collins Seminar for #GlobalQiyam4Syria

Dear readers, We are astounded by the incredible response to the call for a Global Qiyam for Syria. May Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He) accept our prayers, and grant the Syrian people justice.   How to Win the Free Ella Collins Seminar* 1. Post details and pictures of your event on SuhaibWebb.com and the Ella […]

Letter of Love to Boston Community

Dear friends, I greet you invoking God’s peace and blessings upon you. Friday’s are special for me because at the ISBCC I get to see the fabric of our community. One of my favorites is seeing our security staff early in the morning, smiling and greeting everyone who walks in. Br. Muhammad Ubai always asks […]

Condolences, Prayers and Support After Boston Marathon

The staff and writers of SuhaibWebb.com send their prayers and deepest condolences to the innocent lives lost and those injured in today’s tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon. We urge all of our readers to pray for those afflicted by this tragedy. Imam Suhaib Webb is the religious leader of the Islamic Society of Boston […]

The New Muslim

By Muhammad Daniel I was born from an act of idealism To a world where ideals are sold I looked for the way to be muslim Got confused with what I was told Each group claimed to be on the right path Citing strong evidences to prove But my heart found no peace with this […]

Expressions of the African American Muslim Experience

February is Black History Month, a month in which we are encouraged to reflect on the African American experience and to remember the significant struggles, events and personalities of its history. To honor this month and this history, with special focus on African American Muslims, we are asking you to share your thoughts and creative […]

Al-Maqbuheen: A Short Story

Originally published December 2012 Editor’s Note: This short story has been brought back for your enjoyment as it is one of the editorial staff’s favorite short stories. By Ayesha Nasir This is a fictional story which revolves around Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ozymandias” poem. “Hey, Perce? Care to pass me that newspaper?” Bill asked, his eyes […]

2012 Year in Review: SuhaibWebb.com

Year in Review: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 The following is a list of 30 articles that were found to resonate most strongly with our readers this past year. There were many articles of significant impact that are not on the list for brevity’s sake. What article sticks out in your memory from the past […]

Night

Earlier this year, The Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS) launched the “Write a Revolution” competition as part of their SOS Syria project. The competition attracted submissions from writers across the globe. Entrants were asked to consider the words freedom, oppression, unity, justice and hope to write a short story or a poem in light of […]