Tag: Writing

Ibn Abbas reported: I was riding with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said: O young man, I will teach you some words. Be mindful of Allah and He will protect you. Be mindful of Allah and you will find Him before you. If you ask, ask from Allah. If you seek help, seek help from Allah. Know that if the nations gathered together to benefit you, they cannot benefit you unless Allah has written it for you, and if the nations gathered together to harm you, they cannot harm you unless Allah has written it for you. The pens have been lifted and the pages dried. (Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2516, Grade: Sahih

15 years after 9/11, this Muslim writer is fearlessly writing from the World Trade Center

I wasn’t Asian enough; I wasn’t Moroccan enough, and despite being born in this country, I wasn’t American enough. And because I don’t wear the hijab, I often wasn’t seen as Muslim enough, so much so that it often protected me from racial and religious-based violence. However, my parents were still concerned for my future. They didn’t want their first-born daughter to experience xenophobic violence. They also wanted to ensure that I would have the same equal opportunities as everyone else.…more:  M.MIC.COM

Massachusettsian Little girl gets birthday wish two years after writing letter to President Obama on why women aren’t on any bills

An 11-year-old girl from Massachusetts got a special call on Wednesday, two years after sheImage result for girl 9 years old had penned a curious letter to President Barack Obama asking why women weren’t the face of any “dollars/coins.”…

“Just called Sofia to let her know her wish came true. Harriet Tubman will be on the face of the $20 bill!” she continued. The mother of the Cambridge, Mass., girl told WHDH-TV that the special call was the “greatest birthday present ever.” It was announced hours earlier that the famous African-American abolitionist would kick Andrew Jackson off the bill….more”:  nydailynews