Lentil Patty 1/4 quick oats 1/4 Italian (or your choice) bread crumbs 1 cup of cooked drained lentils (rinse them) Sautéed onions and tomatoes (brown stew gravy) or onions and carrots (mild curry gravy) Your choice of seasonings (no MSG) Pray before you cook 🙂 Sautéed veggies Add lentils, oats, and bread crumbs to a … Continue reading Lentil Patty & Gravy Recipe
Prior to joining The Nation of Islam, I voiced what I wanted for my life and I had an exhausting list of questions that were hard to find answers for. So when I attended my first lecture on Sunday, January 12, 2014, it was shocking to see and hear some of what I wanted for … Continue reading My Journey in Islam is Transforming
I'm in marketing and was offended when a story in the pipeline for Muslim Women's Day got delayed because "it's not a widely-known holiday". Because I'm taught to rise above emotions into the thinking of God, I realized that it is my responsibility to spread the Good News and represent as a Muslim woman. I … Continue reading Muslim Women’s Day: Sisters in The Nation of Islam
Tampons never. Pads forevermore. I've tried so many pads and because menses and I have an ongoing relationship, I'll continue finding what works best for us. As in any relationship, as the commitment deepens, changes need to be made for better alignment in communication. For now, there are two things that work best for us, … Continue reading Reusable Cloth Pad Review & Usage
"You put beans in there?", says everyone who doesn't know the power of the navy bean. This Saviours' Day, The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan let us know that it is now law to eat one meal a day. With slim Sisters and Brothers striving to obey, there are some concerns regarding weight. Some of us … Continue reading Navy Bean Smoothie/Shake
On a typical moment of scrolling on Facebook, I smiled when I noticed a Sister expressing her love for wearing a garment. In my elation, I had to stop and read her post. In it she was sharing how thankful she was to have and wear a garment that is instructed for Sisters who are … Continue reading Wearing a garment is naturally beautiful.
Psalm 1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like … Continue reading Psalm 1: Reflections
Peaceful New Year! How many years have you spent writing new year resolutions, but not actually making new year resolutions? This year, I encourage us to have a made up mind. As The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan teaches, "Beloved, there is nothing more powerful than a made-up mind. Don’t say, "I’ll do it tomorrow." Don’t tell me … Continue reading In 2018, take care of you!
After being born a premature, weighing four pounds and four ounces at six months from my beautiful teenage mother (at the time), I find it extremely important for all women to understand the significance of giving birth to children. I’ve had multiple conversations with my parents (both biological and grandparents) to learn more about what … Continue reading Why I want to be a doula (in short)
What I'm going to share is not my story alone. Your story is mine, my story is yours. So I ask: as I share my experience, will you reflect on self? I am beginning to appreciate the Cycles of Life. Allah wrote on my heart last night, I felt His presence so clearly. He imprinted … Continue reading I Live – Poem