The tragedy of the “leaking bucket”

Recently on Twitter, there was a sister who was trying to fill her leaking bucket with good deeds. Now, I don’t want to get into the specifics of this sister for a couple of reasons. The first being, I don’t want to broadcast the sins of another. I wouldn’t like that happening to me! The …


Self discipline: A cure for losing faith

Self discipline is something that modernity seems to have displaced. Everything is available to us instantly. Friendship is now at a click of a button, not after lots of time and effort, for example.

I think this is part of the reason why modern Muslims are opting more for the “cultural Muslim” label. After all, …


Where did we go wrong with our deen? And how do we get back on track?

I frequently find myself looking at the state of the Muslim ummah and asking myself, “Where did we go wrong with our deen? How were we so easily divided and distracted? Why are we stuck in this toxic cycle of rituals divorced from meaning?”

The answer eluded me for years. I’d find myself yearning for …