We talked about how Duas can be crawling caterpillar duas - slow to move and how we can transform our caterpillars into a fluttering butterfly with wings, so it reaches Allah faster. So here is a magical transformation of Caterpillar to Butterfly Duas! The body of the caterpillar is the body of the Dua- however… Continue reading Caterpillar to Butterfly Duas
The nights of Grandeur are upon us and yet again I feel unprepared, even though I've had a whole year to prepare. I ask myself - How will I make my perfect pitch when I hardly have anything to present? I feel gutted. Why didn't I spend enough time accumulating worthy good deeds and refining my character… Continue reading Ya Rabb! Accept A Mother’s Petty Excuses On These Holy Nights
A simple string telephone helped understand that Munajat is a 'whisper' Dua to Allah SWT, learn some attributes of Allah SWT and contrast them to our own shortcomings. You can use the printable from Munajat of I.Ali (as) the Arabic words can be colored in and cut out.Use one cup for Allah's attributes and the… Continue reading Munajat of I.Ali (as) – A String Telephone
A kids' version of the Munajat of I.Ali (as). What better way to learn 'opposites' and increase the repertoire of Arabic words and Asmaul Husna inshA! They can trace between the lines, colour in, fill in with fatha, kisra, dhammas etc, and write the opposites in the blanks. Template can be downloaded here
We have been memorizing the dua - Allahumma Rabba Shahri Ramadhan again this year. But this time, I want to instill the habit of learning and knowing the dua translation too. To do this, we've been, learning and using the key words like Rabb, Shahr, Anzalta, etc more frequently I also made an activity sheet… Continue reading Dua Allahumma Rabba Shahri Ramadhan
Oh Allah, I hope to stand tonight, fully-connected to You, but I know it won’t happen as I imagine it. The precious hours are short, my attention deviant and my fatigue overcomes me. So Ya Allah, accept this plea from me, extend the hours of these precious nights to fall into the days, so I… Continue reading Casual Whispering: O Allah, in case I Fail to Connect with YOU Tonight!