A Place of Refuge reminds us that forging a connection with our Creator is our only true refuge from the inevitable difficulties of the world.
In a series of powerful and thought-provoking essays, Asmaa Hussein draws on her experience maintaining resilience and strength in the face of overwhelming personal hardships. With moving pieces that address the realities of single parenthood, the challenges of maintaining a healthy private life while living in the public eye, and the effects of old traumas, Hussein makes insightful spiritual connections between her lived experiences and stories from the Quran and sunnah.
“Stunning in its impact, this is a must-read for all human hearts." - S.K. Ali, award-winning and New York Times bestselling author
"...demonstrates the infinite power of faith in healing emotional wounds and dealing with psychological trauma." - Dr. Yasir Qadhi, Dean of Academic Affairs, The Islamic Seminary of America
"...important for contemporary Muslims searching for greater spiritual meaning and purpose." - Mohamad Hamas Elmasry, Associate Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies