Zaynab Academy Online http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org Online Islamic Education for Women Thu, 24 May 2018 19:19:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Where’re your shoes? http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/wherere-your-shoes/ http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/wherere-your-shoes/#comments Sun, 21 Feb 2016 16:24:03 +0000 http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/?p=9485   I am not good at story-telling, but there’s a story I want to tell. It’s related to a person, or rather the act of that person, which I was profoundly inspired by. You may have come across this story too, it soon became viral in a war-torn world that is thirsty for kindness, for any news of generosity, for selfless love. Yes, I have read many such ...

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Dreams http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/dreams/ http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/dreams/#comments Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:02:33 +0000 http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/?p=9480 Have you ever dreamt about Jannah? We too often wonder about Jahannum; what it would be like to live in hell. We get scared of the fire, of the anguish and the pain that will consume its inhabitants. Auzubillahi min zalik (May Allah swt protect us from it). But why don’t we as often enough also wonder about Jannah; the ...

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The Prophet ﷺ and I http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/the-prophet-%ef%b7%ba-and-i/ http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/the-prophet-%ef%b7%ba-and-i/#comments Sat, 12 Dec 2015 17:23:40 +0000 http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/?p=9369 The Beloved Prophet ﷺ was not a reactive person. If we look at ourselves we have a reactionary nature, but he ﷺ would ponder and act. Once a beduoin who was uncultured and uneducated started urinating in the masjid, and the Sahaba immediately ran to stop him, he ﷺ said leave him until he finishes and then he told him calmly that this is ...

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Whirlwind of Life http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/whirlwind-of-life/ http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/whirlwind-of-life/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:27:18 +0000 http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/?p=9326 It is human nature to look for stability in life.  We want stable respectable grades, a stable reliable job, a stable upper-class house and a stable branded car. We also want stable youthful looks. And what about stable relationships? Yes please. It’s funny though that we look for stability living on a planet that is literally hanging in mid-vacuum; holding on to the sun by ...

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All You Need http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/all-you-need/ http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/all-you-need/#respond Sun, 22 Nov 2015 21:32:19 +0000 http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/?p=9327 The post All You Need appeared first on Zaynab Academy Online.

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When Life Truly Begins http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/when-life-truly-begins/ http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/when-life-truly-begins/#comments Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:24:42 +0000 http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/?p=9264 This is the third day. Third day since the fateful earthquake. I don’t know for how long it lasted. I don’t know how many casualties it caused. I don’t care about how much it was on the rector scale or what caused it. I only know that it shook me to the core. I only know that I was in dunya ...

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An Open Letter to the Broken Hearted http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/a-broken-heart/ http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/a-broken-heart/#comments Thu, 05 Nov 2015 15:17:32 +0000 http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/?p=9260 We all have our own paths to tread – our own mistakes to make – our own lessons to learn. This is your path, no one else’s. These are your lessons, no one else’s. So learn them by heart. Do you remember how it had all begun? This world did not leave you; it was you who had left this ...

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Solutions http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/solutions/ http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/solutions/#respond Fri, 23 Oct 2015 16:18:21 +0000 http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/?p=9234 The post Solutions appeared first on Zaynab Academy Online.

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Effect of Dhikr http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/effect-of-dhikr/ http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/effect-of-dhikr/#respond Fri, 23 Oct 2015 16:15:26 +0000 http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/?p=9231 The post Effect of Dhikr appeared first on Zaynab Academy Online.

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The Sweet Pain of Love http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/the-sweet-pain-of-love/ http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/the-sweet-pain-of-love/#comments Wed, 21 Oct 2015 19:53:17 +0000 http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/?p=9220 I was sixteen then. She must be merely in her early twenties. I would see her daily on the college bus. A loner and extremely mysterious, she had something so special about her that I, despite my bubbly self, couldn’t help but notice her. Clad in black from head to toe, she used to uncover her face for brief moments ...

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