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Rising above emotions into the thinking of God

by Laila Muhammad

The dictionary defines “Emotion” as “an affective state of consciousness in which joy, sorrow, fear, hate, or the like is experienced, as distinguished from cognitive and volitional states of consciousness.... »

My Greatest Testimony!

by Lola Muhammad | Apr 10, 2014 - 1:25:22 AM

Prior to being introduced to the Nation Of Islam, I was on a path that led me astray from Allah (God). Although, I was a student at an accredited university and had (what most would perceive as) a well-paying job, I thought very little of myself and my actions reflected that. »

Throw away, give away, and keep...

by Laila Muhammad | Apr 3, 2014 - 9:55:30 AM

We hold on to bad habits, bad decisions, hurt, pain, disappointment, dissatisfaction, and feelings of despair. Instead of placing all those bad life experiences into the throw away box, we end up keeping those as well. »

Family roots run deep

by Laila Muhammad | Mar 21, 2014 - 3:50:11 PM

For Africa to me ... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place. »

In Pursuit of Happiness

by Laila Muhammad | Mar 12, 2014 - 9:05:18 AM

Wouldn’t you like to speak positive things into existence? Ask yourself, how can I draw happiness unto myself? How can I be an attracting force to good, happy, productive and positive people? »

Back to where it first started ...

by Laila Muhammad | Feb 10, 2014 - 10:16:44 AM

As we are embarking and making our mini-pilgrimage to Detroit, we should all be asking ourselves, what is the significance of Detroit to Black people and America? »

'Twerking,' 'turning up' and Black culture

by Laila Muhammad | Jan 22, 2014 - 8:41:55 AM

A nation, a civilization, is measured by its woman, its culture, arts, humanities, music, dance and dress. Why would we parade little girls around in clothes no self-respecting woman would wear outside of the bedroom and wonder why little boys and grown men gawk at our over-developed children? »

The Complexity of the Mother-Daughter relationship

by Laila Muhammad | Jan 20, 2014 - 3:46:49 PM

My mother and I were arguing, and if you’re a mother of a pre-teen or a teenage daughter you know that this is around the time where girls hate their mothers for every reason and no reason at all. »

Back to the basics—finding balance in personal relationships

by Laila Muhammad | Jan 13, 2014 - 8:51:31 AM

Have we become politicians and lobbyists in our relationships, vying for positions of influence, marital status, and clicking with people who we believe will take us up the pseudo ladder of success? »

A new year, a new you! Redefining yourself in 2014

by Laila Muhammad | Jan 1, 2014 - 10:48:34 AM

The year 2013 was a trying year for a lot of us. For some it seemed as though the year flew by, for others it seemed like it dragged on. Some of us lost loved ones; others brought new life into the world. People got married, people got divorced. New blended families were created. »

I’m not fat, just big boned?

by Laila Muhammad | Dec 21, 2013 - 8:04:33 PM

Well if your family is anything like mine, you fully understand the reply folks give in relaying their weight or physique to you. They say, “I’m not fat, just big boned.” I know, I know. Don’t laugh. I, myself have been guilty of spouting the same foolishness. »

Who are you?

by Laila Muhammad | Dec 11, 2013 - 5:10:52 PM

We can’t sit in our places of worship week after week, listening to the word of God, leave and live a double life—trading our Sunday best for stilettos and leggings. I dare you to be different. »

Catching fire and not being consumed by it

by Laila Muhammad | Dec 6, 2013 - 9:33:06 AM

I took a group of teenage girls to see the second movie in the Hunger Games Trilogy, called “Catching Fire.” Besides the awesome theatrics, the message that I hoped they got was family is all you really have at the end of the day. »

Surviving the First Year of Marriage

by Nyla Mahreen | Dec 6, 2013 - 5:12:29 AM

Marriage is such a beautiful union between two people when it is centered in Allah (God). Also, as Student Minister Ava Muhammad has stated, “Marriage is the most difficult thing anyone could ever undergo.” »

Black women, Black men and the assault on the Black Family

by Nojma Muhammad | Nov 27, 2013 - 5:14:21 PM

Does the current condition of the Black Family rest solely on the shoulders of the Black woman? Of course not. It will take both the Black man and woman to repair the broken hearts, the mistrust, the frustration, the rejection, the disrespect, the mistreatment and the hurt we have done to one another. »

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Rising above emotions into the thinking of God

The dictionary defines “Emotion” as “an affective state of consciousness...

My Greatest Testimony!

Prior to being introduced to the Nation Of Islam, I...

Throw away, give away, and keep...

We hold on to bad habits, bad decisions, hurt, pain,...

Family roots run deep

For Africa to me ... is more than a glamorous...

In Pursuit of Happiness

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Back to where it first started ...

As we are embarking and making our mini-pilgrimage to Detroit,...

'Twerking,' 'turning up' and Black culture

A nation, a civilization, is measured by its woman, its...

The Complexity of the Mother-Daughter relationship

My mother and I were arguing, and if you’re a...

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Back to the basics—finding balance in personal relationships

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I’m not fat, just big boned?

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