Prophet Ibrahim made a supplication to Allah for Prophet Muhammad, asking for the messenger to come from his progeny. That is why Prophet Muhammad later said: “I’m the Du’a of my father Ibrahim.”
Muslim families are at the crossroads today. The Western model is not a suitable pattern for the family life. Its style of family life has resulted in conjugal infidelity, large scale marriage breakdown, high rates of divorces, separations, broken homes, alcoholism, drug addiction, libertinism and the like.
We are in a free society where people have the right to choose their life-long partners and if Prophet Muhammad were to live in Europe today, he would have been involved in a campaign to correct these wrong practices and give the young people the freedom to marry whomever they chose.
He was one of the most renowned of the generation after the death of the Prophet and prominent figures of his time. He was a jurist and a scholar. He was a pious and devout person. He was famous for his eloquence, inspiring speeches, wisdom, asceticism, and deep knowledge...
If you are committing any sin which you are aware of, then it is best advised to stop committing that sin so that Allah will answer your dua’s. We don’t know which sin of ours is stopping Allah from accepting our prayers.
The greeting of peace is from the virtuous characteristics of Islam. For verily each of the two people who meet each other supplicates for the other for safety from evils, and mercy, and blessing that brings about every good. And what follows this is a cheerful face and appropriate words of greeting...
The contentment and openness of the heart are aspects of happiness which are achieved through keeping up the remembrance of Allah and through following the guidance of Islam. Total and perfect happiness is achieved through true devotion in worship to Allah, salvation from Hell, and admission to Paradise in the Hereafter.
Is it proper to be rigid and unyielding on everything? Or is it better to be able to adapt to changing circumstances and seek out new options and alternatives? Flexibility is a skill. It allows us to negotiate the middle ground between stubborn resolve on the one hand and indecision on the other. We should be neither obstinate nor wishy-washy.
My conversion to Islam was very intellectual. Upon reading the Quran, learning more about Islam have the pieces of the puzzle, all the holes that were there were filled. It settled in my heart, I was so peaceful… it really makes it, especially in the personality of Jesus. The biggest concern that I had was not rejecting Jesus, and Islam does it…
One of the quirky questions reverts are often asked when embracing Islam is: “Do you have to dress like that?” That often implies the long dress coupled with the headscarf for women, and not to mention, those that are predominantly black, as popularly portrayed by the media.
A student asked a sheikh: “I want to see Prophet Muhammad in my dream, what is the formula? How can I see the Prophet in my dream?" The Sheikh told him: “Come over this evening, and I will show you how you’re going to see the Prophet.”
Too many of us have sadly become slaves to the habit of praying, doing so in a mechanical and thoughtless manner, and it's this thoughtlessness which differentiates those who have grasped the concept of complete submission to those who yes have submitted and prayed but have let their thoughts wonder elsewhere.