Sparks

Has Our Islam Become Too Surface Level?

Years ago, a friend of mine told me a story of an experience he had in his university’s MSA, and it still resonate with me today. I find it is a powerful example of one of the most deeply rooted problems in our community. The MSA in question had a...

A Day of Duaa

  يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اذْكُرُوا اللَّهَ ذِكْرًا كَثِيرًا O you who have believed, remember Allah with much remembrance (33:41) The rewards of duaas and dhikr are mentioned...

If You’re Good at Something…

In the iconic movie The Dark Night, the Joker exclaims “If you’re good at something, don’t do it for free!” I will propose a slight alteration to that suggestion: If you’re good at something, don’t let it go to waste. In this month’s...

Critique without Criticism

Imagine you are asked to donate to a charity that distributes shoes in an African country. Seeking to improve the lives of the less fortunate, you accept, contributing a portion of your hard earned money to a cause you believe to be virtuous....

New Year, New Muslim

The ugliness of the term aside, the characterization of “Ramadan Muslims” is reminiscent of the perceived renewals and resolutions surrounding New Year’s.  Evidently, both groups take advantage of a specific date to begin changing their lives...

Can You Defend Your Beliefs?

“I’m not saying you’re wrong… I’m just saying you wouldn’t know if you were.” Those were the words of my professor, who had just assigned us a research paper designed to challenge our convictions. The premise was that most people,...

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