The ten best days of the year are here. Try to make the intention to spend them in repenting for all the sins you’ve committed in your life, and in doing as many supererogatory good deeds as you can.
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With the current turmoil where I live, the upcoming 10 days of Dhul Hijjah will give me, personally, time to reflect on where I stand at this point and what can be done to improve myself. My willingness to examine my own possible biases is an important step in understanding the roots of stereotypes and prejudice...
Love for the sake of Allah is attaching your heart to Allah and being kind and gentle to His creation. It's loving those who bring you closer to Allah. Love for the sake of Allah means you want the best for your loved one and you want them to be the best they can be.
God guides us during this journey and once the Shahadah, or declaration of faith, has been publicly confirmed, some may be left wondering what do you do next? Many reverts are left stranded after reciting the Shahadah and thinking what have I done? Did I jump in hastily into something where I will fail miserably?
Any account of Moses’ life is filled with lessons and guidance for all of humankind. The lessons in Quran however are not only in the story that Judaism and Christianity call the Exodus but begin when he was a newborn baby.
This was unlike any other experience. We had read that we would all be reciting the above words, but yet the actual experience of reciting it, all of us together, created an amazing feeling of unity. This is a feeling you seldom find in the Ummah on a daily basis...
Pilgrims gather for supplication with their different tongues and different ethnic backgrounds, which recalls the site of resurrection. When their aspirations are joined, their hearts become devoted exclusively to humble supplication...
I was more caught up in her clothing attire. It sparked my interest more than anything. My heart immediately desired to be like the woman. Pious and modest. So this is where my search began. I immediately got online and searched "Muslim Woman Dress"
Family unity represents the cornerstone of a thriving Muslim community. Muslims need to concentrate on building healthy family ties within their single unit, extending the same to their larger web of family members...
When we realize the enormous blessings that God has bestowed upon us, can we become grateful to Him, by using those blessings according to His pleasure, and remembering and praising Him often for them?
Just as in Ramadan, where we strive to increase our self-control, good deeds and emerge better people in the sight of Allah, the ten days of Dhul-Hijjah similarly are a momentous occurrence. It is one of the many chances given to us by our Maker to regain the clarity and sense of purpose...