Spring

Spring by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain& well being writer Spring I love it, the word itself has my spirit jumping up and down in blue bell woods, bouncing  around like Larry the lamb. Spring is a taste of things to come inshallah, sporadic days of sunshine and rain, good days for reflective and sieving our lives  inside…

Moroccan Milkshake

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain and well being writer. Alhamdulillah, all praise is due to The Creator, things are changing in a positive way. Over 11 years ago when Allah guided me to Islam ,I took my shahada within a friendly Moroccan community. Like all communities have their positive and negative points  and one of those negative points that used to get…

Lush Lady Boy

by Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain and Well Being Writer. As a massive fan of Lush natural cosmetics, I was over the moon to get a prize for the best frog jokes on the Lush Westfield page. After many weeks of procrastinating I finally manage to go and pick it up at Westfield. My prize was made up of…

Bad Days

 Bad Days , by Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain & Well Being Writer I would love to share with you a terrible day I had yesterday food wise, pain wise etc. I woke up tired, very tired and was good , I had fruit juice and then everything went downhill from there. I had 2 pieces of whole meal bread…

ALLERGY BUSTER!

 Pineapple, Kiwi  And Cucumber Smoothie,  GOOD FOR HAYFEVER SUFFERS AS WELL by Karimah bin Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain & Well Being Writer, 1 pineapple, 3 kiwis and 1 cucumber makes about 750ml wash all fruit and vegetable and take skin off pineapple, cut kiwi and cucumber long ways , makes it easier to get in juicer,…

Medicine Of The Prophet – KHOL

By Karimah Bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain &Well Being Writer ITHMID/ANTIMONY/KHOL The reason decide to write this article is there is a particular cold virus going round right now where the eyes hurt and sting , like some sort of allergy, something like conjunctivitis. I have tried rosewater in my eyes for a few days but…

Sorrel- When You Feel A Cold Coming On

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain & Well Being Writer. A left over from my Rasta days and still a friend in my store cupboard- dry sorrel flowers. When I feel a cold coming on, I make tea  with this flower. Hot water, a big pinch of dried flowers, brew, strain and a tea spoon…

QUEENS OF CUISINA – MUSLIM WOMAN’S ROLE IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY

by Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain & well being writer Over the next few weeks, months we will be taking this to another level, from a talk I was scheduled to give with Mercy Mission at Excel. Through this wonderful medium of technology I’ll share the new and improved lecture notes inshallah. We will be calling this…

Have What You Body Needs First Then What You Want

 by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain& well being writer As I was lying in bed thinking about that pecan and almond butter pastry I had bought yesterday, deliberating whether to have it or not. I am not praying at the moment and for this reason, this time of the month, I could easily justify this binge, this act of urban…