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    At the Heart of It

    It was during one of the last ten nights of Ramadhan. I had made wudhu and found the nearest vacant spot to pray just in time for the Imam to start the prayer. After we were done with the prayer, I got up to pray the sunnah. Just as I finished giving salams, the old lady seated next to me spoke. “Your hands were slanted in sujood. They should be straight, like this.” she gestured, her hand pointing straight towards the qiblah. I hadn’t realized that my hands weren’t straight and were not fully facing the qiblah while I was praying. “Thank you. Jzaakillaahu khayr for telling me.” I told…

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    A Gentle Breeze

    Have you ever felt so disappointed that you felt your heart break and tears sting your eyes only to get a way better opportunity years later? Has your heart ever ached because you’ve never felt more alone in your life and then suddenly, you get an unexpected text from a friend you haven’t heard from in a while checking up on you? Were you so close to being hit by a car only to open your eyes moments later, amazed at how you’re still alive? Have you ever walked into a room just in time to catch your little baby niece or nephew from falling and hurting themselves badly? Did…