Lessons – A Short Story Told in 3 Parts
Budding Writers / Fiction / Story with a Quran Quote / Under 600 words

Lessons – A Short Story Told in 3 Parts

AISHA . “For indeed, with hardship [will be] ease.” [94:5] Aisha flopped onto her desk in her bedroom, switched on the fan and opened her notebook. Ms Zainab’s Religion homework stared back at her. It read ‘Each of you will have been allocated a specific ayah of the Quran. Your task is to understand it … Continue reading

Am I a hypocrite?
Motivational / Non-Fiction / Stories of Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Story with a Hadith quote / Story with a Quran Quote / Under 1500 words

Am I a hypocrite?

One day, Hanzala al Usaidi* (r.a.*) said to his friend Abu Bakr (r.a.), “Abu Bakr, I have become a hypocrite!” “A’udhubillaahi minash shaytaanir rajeem*! Why are you saying this?” Abu Bakar was shocked. “Wallaahi*,” Hamzala continued, “When I am in the presence of the Prophet ﷺ * or when we are listening to the Quran … Continue reading

Iftar
Motivational / Non-Fiction / Stories of Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 450 words

Iftar

Anas ibn Malik was one of the companions who had served the Prophet (s.a.w.*) for many years. He therefore knew Prophet Muhammad’s habits very well. When the Prophet (s.a.w.) observed a fast, he usually broke it with milk and dates. And in the early hours of the night, he would take some simple food for … Continue reading

Too Messy
Fiction / Motivational / Story with a Quran Quote / Under 700 words

Too Messy

Because he was too old to maintain his own home, a frail old man named Basri went to live with his wealthy son, daughter-in-law, and four-year old grandson. Basri’s hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered. So he was very happy indeed when his son decided to take him in. . Every day at Basri’s new home, the family … Continue reading