Practicing a conscious Ramadan

By Nadia Cassim   Consciousness, also known by the terms enlightenment and awareness, according to Eckhart Tolle (one of the world’s leading spiritual teachers at the moment) can be achieved through Presence¹. According to Tolle, Presence is “still and alert attention in human beings’ perceptions”². By practicing Presence a human being can “sense the divine…

Exploring Paradise from a child’s imagination- A Review of Children’s Book Paradise is Oh so Nice

Review by Nadia Cassim   Book publisher, Prolance, has just released a book for children titled, Paradise is Oh so Nice by authoress Halimah Bashir. I love reviewing children’s books by Prolance simply because of the outstanding quality of books produced by talented and empowered Muslim women. The storytelling is always animated, bold and appealing…

Review- The Muslimah Writer’s Journey Summit

By Neymat Raboobee   The 4 day Muslimah Writer’s Journey Online Summit was an experience, to say the least. Packed full with the advice of twenty three different writers, editors and publishers, there’s something for everyone no matter what stage they’re at in their writing journey- whether just starting, holding a finished manuscript or already…

Your Voice, My Strength

By Raashida Khan   Amina painstakingly applied the make-up to shield the bruise on her left cheek. Fortunately, there was no cut and not much swelling. It still hurt like hell though. Luqmaan never left tell-tale marks. That left him only her whole body since she was covered head to foot. All anyone saw of…