by Mysara Aljaru _ An ‘Islamic’ Toxic Positivity “You just need faith in Allah, you are where He wants you to be.” These were words I frequently heard growing up, especially from religious teachers in weekend madrasahs I used to attend as a child. It seemed reassuring at that time. Why wouldn’t it be, right?…Read More
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Where are you, God?
by Zarifah Anuar It’s 3am and my alarm goes off. I don’t jolt awake, because I’ve been awake for the past 30 minutes or so. There is a special kind of silence at this time of the night. You’re very aware of how alone you are — everyone in the house is asleep; outside, your…Read More
In this month of Ramadan, we will be launching a blog series on “Rituals”. Ramadan is usually a time when Muslims engage in rituals such as fasting, nightly prayers, dzikir, ngaji (reciting the Quran) and more. This blog series will share stories from Muslims in Singapore on their experiences and thoughts on these rituals and…Read More