What an inspiration!
Role models for our girls…
“It has certainly been one of the most difficult decisions to elect the top 10 Muslim Women of 2015: with success not far from revolutionary, Muslim women have not failed to prove themselves successful. But I guess 2015 has been the biggest run around for Muslim women. From the depths of the West across the deserts of the Middle East, Muslim women have begun to express what it means to be a real Muslim woman, standing up for what they believe in and being the first for many to follow. It’s these women who’ve set 2016 up for us to take the lead and make a change. Let’s take a look at our top 10 Muslim women.”
Read more here: http://mvslim.com/10-muslim-women-that-ruled-2015/
Subhanallah!! When we TRULY implement Islamic values, just have a look at the ripple effect we can have…
“Flood-ravaged Chennai witnessed many instances of humanity. Many people and groups helped or contributed in a big or small way. Amongst them, there was a Muslim man who helped a Hindu couple when calamity was looming over their head.”
Read the rest of the article here: http://www.storypick.com/hindu-girl-named-after-muslim/
For those of you who maybe thinking about baby names 🙂
Also pertinent to those who shorten names to suit others around them… let’s own our names with pride!
“The process of choosing a name for a tiny human being is a tremendous, anxiety-inducing responsibility that can lead to marital spats, desperate crowdsourcing and late-night prayers for divine inspiration.
For Muslim parents, it carries a much heavier burden.
“Should we give our baby a less Muslim-y name?” I asked my wife after we did an awkward, late-night celebration dance upon seeing the “+” sign appear on the pregnancy test over a year and a half ago.
It wasn’t crazy to be entertaining the question. Why burden your kid with a profile-worthy name in addition to the problems he will likely inherit because of his skin color, ethnicity and religion?”
Read the full article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/04/opinion/sunday/for-muslim-americans-baby-aidan-or-baby-muhammad.html?_r=0