The Return

Death is a topic few care to discuss because of its ultimate certainty. Today when the world obsesses over petty disagreements, the inevitable nature of death remains an undisputed fact. Every soul shall taste it; none will be spared. We are aware that we shall die someday, but we know very little about it. Ever […]

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Between Speech & Silence

When we think about evil deeds people do, we usually think about those who steal, who kill, drink alcohol, those who are violent and abusive. But how often do we think about all the evil that is done through the use of the tongue? Once, Mu`âdh b.  Jabal asked the Prophet to inform him of […]

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The Next 100 Years

The problems faced by the Muslim world today have been many centuries in the making. Solving these problems will take persistent effort over decades. As Allah subhanahu wa ta’aala says in the Qur’an, “Indeed Allah will help those who help Him. Indeed Allah is Exalted in Might, All-Powerful.“ Al-Qur’an 22:40 A Muslim serves without expecting […]

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Living Islam

“ So then surely they are (the true) nations, Whose etiquette has remained behind (for us); Then if they lost their etiquette (when they existed), Then they too have ceased to exist (now). ,, a verse from an Arabic Poem   More than 1400 years ago when society was suffering through its darkest period with […]

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Happy Together

Would you consider your family ties happy? Do you feel peace, serenity, closeness, love and the spirit of sacrifice in your home? How close are you to your extended family – aunts, uncles, cousins, distant grandparents? Do you speak to them frequently? Do you remember all their children’s names? Every family is made up of […]

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Its All About Love

“There is nothing better for two who love each other than marriage.” [Sunan Ibn Majah]   In an era where the definition of “LOVE” is dependent on million dollar weddings and honeymoons, hashtags, and other superficial underpinnings, the Prophetic example and the Islamic teachings are being gradually pushed away. The influence of mass media is such […]

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