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
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
On July 8, 2017, I was accidentally burned by someone else, but the burn is my testimony, a message from God.
Do you remember Loon? He was a rapper signed to Sean Diddy Comb's Bad Boy Records, who moved on to have his own label. Soon after he was convicted of conspiracy with intent to traffic kilos of heroin and sentenced to jail for 14 years. Although, he was innocent, as most Black men are, he served … Continue reading From Christian to Muslim: Former Rapper Loon Shares His Story
In life we tend to give love to everyone, but what are we doing to give love to self?
The following text is from a speech delivered during the youth study group at The Final Call Administration Building in Chicago, Illinois on June 21, 2017. In the name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful, I bear witness that there is no God, but Allah and that Muhammad is His Messenger. I greet my beautiful … Continue reading What is the mustard seed in your life that exemplifies faith?
Ramadan is a sacred time. Set goals and be productive. Here are 2017 goals for this month set by Destiny and a few tools for you to add to your kit. Plus a 10-minute short film for you to watch.
My family thinks I'm going to die when I'm fasting. Truth is fasting sustains my life. The Holy Month of Ramadan is the 9th month of the lunar calendar in which Muslims are prescribed fasting as an obligation upon those... [whom] can physically fast without causing medical difficulty. Observers of Ramadan are to refrain from … Continue reading Ramadan: A Sign of Life. Not Death.
I am purposely reflecting this morning and as I am, I notice I'm on a similar wavelength as one of my Sisters. In mid-reflection, I read a text from her with the photo above accompanying her message: Earth is living and breathing just like we are, and she sustains us through our childish behaviors, how … Continue reading The Earth is a recharging station.