Many marriages nowadays are actually becoming more like “business deals”, with each side desiring their own benefits and fearing their own future losses, be they monetary or personal in nature, as they head towards finalizing the nikah contract.
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For the young Muslim, the question pops up: “If Islam was the only true religion, why do Muslims not have success, progress, honor, and peace in this world?” Since they desire material success & wealth, they equate leaving the Islamic religion...
Hardships make us turn to God in times when we do not. On the flip-side, it is important to remember that ease itself is also a test. Islam came to help us balance life in both ease and hardship.
When the heart is sinful, the entire being is in trouble. What emphasis has the master of all the world placed on honesty in business deals in this verse? What does Islam have to say with treating people honestly when doing business with them?
Many have witnessed this story: A young man or woman who used to be friendly, well mannered, who treated people well, sadly turns into someone who shows mild annoyance upon meeting people who follow a different religious opinion. They show anger when presented...
Islam has categorically prohibited marriages that aim to exploit one partner by stripping them of their due rights, whilst allowing the other to avail marital benefits. The main reason for this prohibition is that they are a grave injustice to women...
How do you keep marriage sustained? Mercy towards your wife, mercy towards the husband, courtesy between you. One man came to Umar and said: “I want to divorce my wife.” Umar said: “Why?” He said: “I don’t love her anymore, I don’t find her attractive anymore.”
When you lose sight of Allah and that no longer is your goal, then necessarily you will find a replacement. It is necessarily to have something you aspire towards. That is the mission of your life. The one who has found Allah, what happens to them?
Before taking a decision that would affect the whole group of children, the guiding parent should take the children’s advice on what to do next, and then take a vote before making a decision. In this respect, the parent should always abide by the majority vote.
A successful shura process enables people to look at the matter to be decided from different angles and identify the threats and opportunities in each alternative, thereby in the end reaching an informed, wise decision on the best option to implement...
Moses didn’t give up, and he had the intention to be patient. Hastiness is one of the main problems of students. How many times do we start studying something but don’t have the patience to continue? If you tell yourself from the start “I’m going to be patient,” your mindset will be just right!
Sadness kicks in. you’ve become that bad, original paralysis, that original failure, it then leads you right into sadness. So Allah Almighty doesn’t just say: “don’t be sad”. He actually went to the root cause. The root cause was some kind of failure, some kind of disappointment...