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1 week ago

A Time Of Celebration – Eid Ul-Adha

Eid ul- Adha, a time of celebration and rejoicing – where Muslims come together in prayer and festivities, while celebrating those that have completed Hajj. The journey to the Holy land, a time of recognising one’s faith and remembering the stories that go beyond our time. Hajj is a five-day journey of Muslims travelling to […]

2 weeks ago

The Battle Within

I often find myself lost in a trance, a race to the end of time, as time passes us by- we ignite a flame within our hearts, energy passing us– again surpassing the moon and the stars as we transcend into a river of our being. Being content with your sense of self is most […]

2 weeks ago

One Night in Al-Aqsa – A Review

Al-Aqsa is quite possibly one of the most beautiful mosques I’ve ever laid my eyes on (albeit through a screen, but still!). Steeped in history and shrouded by spirituality, Masjid Al-Aqsa is the third holiest site in Islam, located in the Old City of Jerusalem. But in all honesty, I didn’t really know that much […]

2 weeks ago

A Weaver’s Story

My family have been weavers for generations, turning thread into cloth by magic except my aunt who was a storyteller she weaved tales turning thoughts into dreams by magic until she was forced into marriage to a man double her age and her voice was silenced. I will teach my daughter about them I will […]

2 weeks ago

The Importance Of Sisterhood

The beauty of one is formed from the way an individual expresses themselves, through meeting and connecting with different people- embracing one another and building a bond of sisterhood. Sisterhood is a remarkable thing; you create a space of empowerment, love and friendship. It’s crucial that as women, we raise one another rather than competing […]

3 weeks ago

The K-Drama Craze: Faiza’s Top 5

Korean culture is now becoming a worldwide phenomenon, from the endless rise of K-POP artists to a stream of cinematic Television shows. I, for one, have been swept off my feet, and I am here to bring you my Top 5 K-Drama picks. From the dazzling scenes of Korean film making, you will truly be […]

3 weeks ago

The Upside Down: A Metaphor For Kindness

With ‘Stranger Things’ being a hot new series, I can’t help but think why? Why is our current society so intrigued and engaged with these extravagant fictional characters and lives? Monsters, telekinesis, realms – this sci-fi fiction has seemingly taken hold of all ages and audiences. Conspiracy theorists suggest The Upside Down is foreshadowing the […]

4 weeks ago

A Parents’ Unconditional Love

Today is a special day, one where we are reminded of those that cared for us, loved us, and made sacrifices beyond our belief. A parents love for their child goes above and beyond, surpassing the universe and all that it holds. In honour of Parents’ Day, I want to express my gratitude to all […]

2 weeks ago

My Thoughts on One Night in Al-Aqsa: A Non-Muslim Perspective

Coming out of the viewing for ‘One Night in Al-Aqsa: The Movie’, I was left with a distinct feeling of unresolved tension. I’m not entirely sure if that was the film-maker – Abrar Hussain’s – intention. In fact, I’m not sure that he himself knew what his intention was in making this – it must […]

4 weeks ago

Found Wisdom

Forgive my mistakes, the ones that you can contain in a river and the ones as light as a feather, the one from my feet when I walk the wrong way, and the ones from my tongue when my speech is astray. Forgive my mistakes, the ones that I left behind and never crossed my […]

4 weeks ago

Tekisha’s Top 4 TV Dramas!

You’ve got to love a bit of drama in your life and what better way to find that thrill than watching your favourite television show? If you’re struggling to find something compelling to watch at the moment, don’t worry, yo’ girl got yo’ back! Exploring the old and the new, find out what my top […]

4 weeks ago

Do You Have a Safety Pin?

Are you bald? Aren’t Muslims like… terrorists? Are you not hot in the summer with your hijab? We Muslim girls must have heard these questions a gazillion times, most likely rolled our eyes or exhaled the air trapped in our mouths before mutually groaning: not this again. Just to clarify, wearing hijabs and burkas is […]

1 month ago

Remembering Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela: a hero, a fighter and human rights activist. Mandela was a non-violent, anti-apartheid activist who fought for change and strived to make the world a better place.  The Apartheid System:   In 1948, the National party gained power in South Africa and began enforcing policies of racial segregation, under a system called ‘apartheid’. People were forced to segregate, live in […]

1 month ago

5 Top Tips on Travelling Abroad

Travelling is by far a grand experience and is one we all cherish; a time to escape reality, a time to learn and connect with different people from all over the world. Here at SuperSisters, we wanted to bring you our top 5 travelling tips from our own experiences. Enjoy! 1. Always do your research before travelling Seems […]

2 months ago

Riddled Love

We think we are riddled with imperfections and struggle with them for life.   Always longing for self – love.  But beauty is in the eye of the beholder.   We are all beautiful in our own ways.   Truly.   We are all made by God.   All made differently;   Do you really think we were made wrong?   God […]

2 months ago

The Story of Age and Time

‘Ma would wrap me up warm under the midnight blue blankets. The smell of a cinnamon candle filled the air, setting the atmosphere at a stand-still. I faced mother, looking directly at her and see her glancing towards me with a smile. At this point mother was becoming very frail and weak, her legs began […]

2 months ago

Reflections

She’s the rose; that grew from seeds. Lying beneath the soil under the earth.  Not the one deprived of beauty and light by the rain from above. Strengthened by His divine light.  She’s the rose that sprung from the twists and turns of life. What you thought would destroy me. Only made me stronger; facing the […]

3 months ago

What I Love About Ramadan

My Journey Ramadan is a time of reflection, rejuvenation of the faith and a path of spirituality. It comes around every year, a blessing and one that I, like many other Muslims look forward to. A celebration of the faith we hold, while reminding ourselves of the hardships that come with fasting, it is essentially […]

4 months ago

The Competitive World of Blogging

The modest fashion industry has grown tremendously, with the rise of Muslim designers and events taking the world by storm. The most recent event that took place was Dubai Modest Fashion week 2019. DMFW has become a yearly event and seeing it first hand was an interesting experience. It was eye-opening to step into the […]

4 months ago

Five Coming of Age Stories Told by Muslim Female Writers

It’s World Book Day today! And for all you SuperSister book lovers 💖we’ve compiled a list of awesome Muslim female authors that you need to put on your ‘to reads’ ASAP! 📚📚📚  Muslim women come in all colours, cultures and communities, so this list is as diverse as the women behind their makings. At SuperSisters we think it’s important to […]

5 months ago

5 Top Tips for Optimum Health

It is so important to take care of your mind, body and soul. In order to be the best you can be in all that you do, you must learn to put yourself first. We know at times things can get tough, so here are our 5 top tips on keeping your mind, body and soul […]

5 months ago

Fighting Human Trafficking on All Fronts 

As we bask in the glorious weather this summer, many of us planning holidays, arranging flights and booking hotels, imagine a different type of trip. Your accommodation is cramped and dirty; there’s barely any food and protests you make are met with threats to your life. To make matters worse you might not speak the […]