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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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    2020 Is Cancelled!

    Cancelled. Graduation is cancelled. Weekly hangouts are cancelled. Travel plans are cancelled. Summer is cancelled. Cancelled. It’s a word you’ve been hearing for quite some time now and you’re tired of it. Every year has a highlight and no doubt CoVid-19 takes the cake for 2020. Whether it’s cancelled plans, the uncertainty of everything, or the anxiety of getting sick, we’ve all been going through a rough time for the past few months. It’s easy to feel bogged down and demotivated in the middle of it all, but what if I told you that you can turn it all around? Yes, you! You see, we’ve never had control of what…