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Treasure Five before Five

Treasure Five before Five

When a person chooses wisely, worldly deeds can also be done for the sake of God. Remember that time moves inexorably forward. Do it today because you may not have a tomorrow. Use your free time wisely today before life is filled with worldly obligations that contain no benefit whatsoever unless you live every moment to please God.

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Finding Our Way

Finding Our Way

One of the first steps to finding our way as young adults is to understand our current situation. What is our purpose? What are our goals? Throughout history, people have pondered the reason for their existence. A lot of young people especially see suffering and injustice in the world and wonder why they were even created.

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Debilitating Grief

Debilitating Grief

Do not despair. Do not allow this concern of yours to degenerate into debilitating grief. Do not let it make you listless and hesitant to speak and act. Likewise, do not let it have the opposite effect and make you severe in your approach. Islam likes neither laxity nor severity...

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Why Follow a Madhab if we Have the Sunnah?

Why Follow a Madhab if we Have the Sunnah?

“How does one pick a madhab?”, I wondered. Is it by random or do you have to study each one then select the most appealing one? I had just bought all 9 volumes of the rarely found Sahih al-Bukhari in New York at the time. It was like having a treasure. My evenings were spent engrossed in its chapters, mesmerized by the amount of details recorded about our Prophet.

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A Good Night’s Sleep

A Good Night’s Sleep

In order to sleep better, we should first relax a bit. We need to unwind from the pressures, worries, and distresses of the day. We need to end the day on a note of forgiveness and with a few moments of tenderness with our families...

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Virtues of the Quran

Virtues of the Quran

Since the entire book is from God, taught to the Prophet Muhammad and handed over to us in its entirety, certain chapters and verses have associated rewards and blessings that Prophet Muhammad has attached with reciting them. The Prophet has mentioned rewards of reciting the Quran, memorizing it, and following its teachings.

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How I Learned to Love Wudu

How I Learned to Love Wudu

It amazes me that among the wisdom teachings of every culture in the world, even among those groups with no prior contact with Islam, one can see evidence of the ways of Allah— His compassion, His wisdom, His loving presence, and his instructions to humanity...

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Let the Secret Out

Let the Secret Out

No parent wants his or her child to fall into the hands of the wrong kind of people. It is partly because they see your choice of Islam as a rejection of them and all that they stand for.

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