Posts Tagged ‘Work’

Live Your Life

The entertainment and sports industries bombard us with images of “successful” people and present them as idols. Assuming that everything is done in a halal manner, being wealthy, strong, intelligent, romantic, and charming – and in a general worldly sense “successful” – is highly encouraged in Islam, for the Prophet ﷺ said, “The strong [or […]

Toiling…and the Light at the End of the Tunnel

It’s amazing what motherhood teaches you. Three weeks ago today, I took my turn in one of the greatest struggles a woman endures. It was an experience that would forever change my life. Three weeks ago, I gave birth. The pain of childbirth is certainly called labor for a reason. But in that struggle, and […]