How wonderful to feel that one and a half billion Muslims share my faith in the character development marriage allows us, and also in my decision to remain drug- and alcohol-free.
Making Allah the heart of a marriage helps to not only strengthen the hearts of both spouses to each other but will also lead to an accurate compass with which the couple can navigate through all the further practical habits, characteristics and challenges that come with trying to become a successful Muslim spouse.
The prophetic educational methodology was sent down by God, for both moral and intellectual instruction, whose profitability depends on the individual. Just as land varies in its fertility and capability to absorb and benefit from rain, so does mankind in its capability to accept and benefit from this Revealed Knowledge.
Is it ever worth losing our good deeds for a few moments of anger? Is Paradise not worth it as a prize if we can just hold our anger and annoyance just a bit?
Divine laws represent guidance for humankind in all walks of life. They define right and wrong for them and offer human beings a complete system governing all of their affairs.
I was raised with Muslims together. It started actually when my elder brother converted to Islam. The reason why he converted to Islam was that he married a Turkish Muslim woman. So being his sister and wanting to protect him in his decision, of course we went to Islamic centers. Well, I did.
Read,” the first revealed Divine Command, implies more than an exhortation or an obligation but is, rather, interwoven into the fabric and structure of the message itself.
Just pick up a leaf or watch a bird in a tree and try to give your mind the space that you need to really appreciate these things, you know, try to unclutter your mind and forget about the issues of work, forget about whatever just happened with your family...
They told me: "Your heart is Muslim, you are Muslim, all that you do is because you are Muslim, but you don't know it yet, the only thing that you need to do is the Shahadah!! And they were saying the truth.
One day my daughter brought home a book about Islam. We became so interested in it that we followed it up with many other books on Islam. We soon realized that this was really what we believed.
I discovered that Islam is not a new religion, but a “re-animation” of the roots and the essential of the old religions of the Jews and Christians, with the first Muslim Abraham as the father of all monotheistic religions and with the same prophets, including Jesus.