My first memories of anything Islamic were when I prepared to start work in Saudi Arabia. In the United Kingdom I visited my ...
Behaving how we are instructed in the Quran will help us build an unbreakable bond amongst Muslims, but Muslims must do their part first on the individual level, then on the community level, national level, then on the global level. We can’t achieve global unity if we don’t start with ourselves.
Once I opened up my mind to the possibility of the existence of God, I analyzed both atheist and theist beliefs. The thing that directed me to the latter was the quote "Every design has a designer".
When you are reading the Quran, you may find verses that you get hung on. If you have the tafsir (explanation about the history and circumstance surround verses at the time they were revealed), then it can shed a lot of insight on confusing or unclear verses.
Well, if the simple minded people of the past rejected the miracles and the Creator, how would we think that today's population who are brain washed with ideas of evolution and secularism and atheism believe?
In our time and age, we need to be careful about what Islam is and what it isn’t. There are too many factors that may lead us astray. We either need to seek authentic Islamic knowledge or ask about our religion from moderate scholars.
You are the one going through the trial, so you need to start taking action yourself to steadfastly get through it. Present your resume to various job openings you feel match your field of expertise.
The Muslims of my school sometimes had active discussions about Islam and that impressed me very much. I thought, how can it be that this religion is such an active part of their lives?
"No fatigue, sickness, anxiety, sorrow, harm or sadness afflicts any Muslim, even to the extent of a thorn pricking him, without Allah wiping out his mistakes by it." (Bukhari, 5641)
Jesus (peace be upon him) would show the politicians of today that he has no gun hidden within his robes and that he has no hidden agenda to be superior to others or to force people to do anything against their will.
Humans must live on friendly terms with nature, as much as such an arrangement is possible, beneficial and needed. Under no circumstances can people in any endeavor of theirs declare a war on the natural environment...
The pre-conversion venue I know most intimately is Amyand Park, I mean I'm not so naïve as to expect the United Colors of Benetton to greet me when I totter into a Baptist church in Twickenham, but such a pale, inflexible lot obstructed likelihood of my attachment.