There are many complicated and deep-rooted barriers people have to practicing Islam – at the very least don’t become one of them.
Author: Zimarina Sarwar
If one is required to leave so much of their self at the door before stepping in to ‘represent’ their community, how impactful and authentic can such representation actually be?
The changes we want to make do not need to be packaged up as New Year’s resolutions, ‘new year new me’, or other traditions that give you a prescribed time to achieve personal goals. Real and lasting change can begin anytime and relies on a small but critical framework.
Never has a collection of voices been so powerful, authentic and woefully overdue as this. We have all lived this story.
By now, most parents know about the dangers of heavy tech use for children. For Muslim parents, we must also consider how the hyperstimulation and instant gratification of digital tech may be seriously damaging our children’s spiritual growth.
“We’ve all heard the hashtags ‘live your best life’, ‘only God can judge me’ and ‘this is my truth’. Not far below their surface, these hot social media ideas can wreak havoc on our mindset as believers.”
As Biden begins a contested path towards the White House, what does the post-Trump era really mean for Muslims?
We want the perks and benefits that the disciplined practice of a religion traditionally gave us, but without the investment and work it takes.
“I’ve listened to your insights so many times and have found myself asking: how is this guy not a Muslim yet?” writes Zimarina Sarwar
#CancelNetflix may be trending, but its “Cuties” film is just the tip of the child-sexualisation iceberg, Zimarina Sarwar explains