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The Word That Women Need To Stop Saying

Do any of the following phrases sound familiar to you? “I’m just wondering…” “I just wanted to tell you…” “It’s just that…” “I just think…” “I am just…” Over a year ago,  I stumbled upon a Jillian Michaels interview with Women’s Leadership Expert, Sophia Tara Mohr. Sophia […]

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What’s Your Mothering Style?

Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatAllah wa barakatuhu Modest Beautiful Muslimas (and our male readers too aka Modest Beloved Muslims), May Allah SWT allow this article to be a catalyst towards improving our relationships with our own mothers and with our children. May He allow us to remember that we […]

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Bare Face Beauty Challenge

On Friday, December 27, 2013, women from all parts of this globe will be participating in the Bare Face Beauty Challenge. Will you be one of them?  Sign up below, at the end of this post. There was a time in my life [circa 2005-2010] where I piled […]

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The Best Self-Help Book

Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatAllah wa barakatu, Confession: I am a self-help junkie. I love all things personal transformation. I love stories of transformation, such as the stories of Umar Ibn al Khattab (RA), Hind bint ‘Utbah (RA), and Malik Ibn Dinar (RA). There is something fascinating about the […]

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Rutgers-Newark Presents Marriage in Islam by Sister Yasmin Essa

Duaa from Beginning of Lecture May Allah SWT make this a gathering of action. May He SWT help us remember that marriage is not an ends, but only a means. At the same time, may He SWT also remind us that marriage is a very special means […]

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“If Now Now, When?”

Assalamu alaykum wa rahmataAllah wa barakatu, “If not now, when?” This powerful quote led me to start wearing hijab. By the way, this post is not *actually* about hijab. Keep reading to find how this relates to you personally. In the summer of 2009, when MBMuslima first […]

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Book Review: When Muslim Marriage Fails

When Muslim Marriage Fails: Divorce Chronicles and Commentaries, by Sister Suzy Ismail, is one of the most important books written for Muslims in the 21st century. Why is it so important? In a time when divorce has become the social norm, it is absolutely imperative that we […]

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Ramadan: Reaping and Sowing Virtues by Nur Soliman

By Nur Soliman The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) says, “Ramadan has come to you. (It is) a month of blessing, in which Allah covers you with blessing, for He sends down Mercy, decreases sins and answers prayers. In it, Allah looks at […]

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