She was THE first person to therefore say the shahadah
Dear sisters: when looking for ways to empower yourselves please stop referring to Umm Al-Mumineen as just a business woman.
If you want to run a business go for it. Islam empowers you as a woman to work, to earn, to own a business, and to keep the income.
But pretty please stop reducing Khadijah and her name down to business woman.
She wasn’t a smaller woman in Islamic history where we may know her for mostly that fact.
She was THE first person to know and recognize that Muhammad was indeed being visited by and spoken to by Angel Gabriel.
She was THE first person to comfort when he was overwhelmed and shaking from the awesomeness of experiencing an Angel, of being squeezed by him, and of hearing the first verses of The Quran being recited to him.
She was THE first person who brought him to her religious…
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