5 Ways To Be A Successful Muslim

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Think & Be Positive

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1. Plan Your Day Around Your Salaah

You want to be successful in life, with your marriage, your kids, your businesses and other things you have planned in the future. Just as the maudhan, the person who calls to prayer, who makes the adhan says: “hay ya alal falaah, hay ya alal falaah” meaning come to success, come to success, you have to come towards the success which is the hands of the creator of the heavens and the earth. You will be continuously chasing this life and may become successful with materialistic things but true success is in the heart, connected to the brain. Whatever way your heart feels, your mind will react and salaah, prayer has been the way to having a positive and content heart which will lead you being successful with everything else.

2. Surround Yourself With People Who Have Goals

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Soy Musulmana y AfroLatina

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I recently had a conversation with a long time friend about family, She just had a baby. Some how we started talking about family roots and she mentioned she is Panamanian! My mouth fell open. I have know her for 4-5yrs, we go to the same masjid and we never spoke about our family. I was so excited to know I have another Muslimah who is of AfroLatino descent.

When I started my organization -Asociacion Latina Musulmana de Atlanta. I was really just searching for other latino/a muslims and as I began looking  Alhamdulillah ( Toda La Alabanza a Ala, All praise to Allah) more and more people began to contact me. As it turned out there where a few Latinos Musulmanes in Atlanta and so many people contacted me from other states about informacion en espanol sobre Islam. I felt so happy to know I was not the only Latina Muslim in Georgia.

As time went on I met more latino muslims and we have had several meet and greets. I realized how beautiful we look covered and we all look the same but yet we are all from different latin backgrounds. Subhan Allah. I also, discovered that even though we are muslim, we are still hidden within the Ummah ( Muslim community). People I have known for years have come forward and told me they are Panamanian or Dominican.

As Muslimahs we are covered in hijab, so people assume we are Arab or Somalian or even Indian and they never understand that we are either Latino or AfroLatino and we have our own culture.

Insha Allah (Si Dios Quiere, God Willing) I will begin to post several blogs about being Muslim and AfroLatino, as well as, feature other AfroLatino Muslims.

I pray this blog and future blogs about Islam y somos cultura will be of benefit. Ameen.

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