Tag: marriage

Seeing Allah seeing you

Seeing Allah seeing you

Sometimes you work so hard, you wonder why you’re doing it.  And then you get some glittery flowers from your dear hubby, ‘Just Because’. And then you know that you are being seen. And you are being acknowledged. And they do see what you do. […]

Nourishing the family with time-out

Nourishing the family with time-out

These holidays my hubby and I are really focusing on self-care.  As you know, we are working REALLY hard this time as we have LOTS of relaxing to do!  LOL. Alhamdolillah, through the mercy and kindness of Allah, we are doing well and are on […]

He beats me up, but he does love me.

He beats me up, but he does love me.

Dear Abused & Oppressed Sister, You do know that your husband doesn’t love you, don’t you? He wouldn’t punch you in the face, if he loved you. And now that he has beaten you up and is feeling sorry for you with your black eye […]

Dealing directly with indirect communication

Dealing directly with indirect communication

Indirect communication is all too common, springing from a desire to be polite, to avoid offending or imposing on others or a fear of expressing your own desires and having them rejected. If your beloved, respected husband asks for something indirectly it can be confusing, […]

Cars, Socks and Newspapers

Cars, Socks and Newspapers

I had a soul-nourishing morning last week when I was invited to visit the Book Club for the Soul, in High Wycombe.  MashaAllah!  What an amazing turnout of inspiring women!  We sat in a huge circle in WISE Bookshop, with toddlers toddling round and keeping […]

Not being able to practice self care due to hectic lifestyles.

Not being able to practice self care due to hectic lifestyles.

A lot of women have young children, and find it hard with sleepless nights, poorly kids, feeling unwell themselves as mums… and life seems to be a roller coaster ride. When trying to surrender, when the topic of self care comes up, a lot of […]

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