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To walk the straight path often means to be justly balanced, not to add to nor deny what is considered to be confirmed knowledge of creed.

3 Steps to Protecting New Muslims from Extremism

The challenge of extremism is widespread, complex and difficult. However, if we aim to work for the wellbeing of our community and to be inspired by a Prophet who was described as a mercy to all of mankind, we must address this topic.

Meting out absolute, ‘mathematical’ equality between children is just not possible for a parent, in terms of resources, time, money, and even feelings.

The Challenge of Being Just & Fair Between Children

When children are under the age of 5-10, it is much easier to be just between them. Each little one gets equal amounts of the same thing, or chooses something they like within a budget. For example, they all get to bring a book of their choice, sit on their parent’s lap, and have it…

Whatever it is that is disturbing you, God knows the atom’s worth of weight. Encourage your faith to grow larger than your fears ...

I Feel So Oppressed, How Do I Cope?

No matter how difficult things become, remember the importance of your relationship with God. Only God can truly alleviate all forms of hardship from the world. Only God can grant double ease for each hardship.

The Quran puts a challenge out to anyone who opposes the Prophet.

The Quran - An Unmet Challenge

History is a witness that the pre-Islamic Arabs could not produce a single chapter to meet the challenge of the Quran. Instead of meeting the challenge, they chose violence and waged war against him. They, of all people, had the ability and the motive to meet the Quranic challenge, but could not do so.

Wearing hijab does not mean you will never face challenges. It is like all the other things we are expected to do; they all require an element of determination and a lot of faith.

Starting to Wear Hijab

When a woman wears hijab and behaves accordingly (modestly and with morality), she is a living, walking symbol of womanhood. It is as if she is saying that she is not available for anyone to leer at, that she has a mind and knows who she is and where she is going.

The Prophet's strategy was to prevent conflict from occurring rather than wait for it to happen then start "fire fighting".

Don't Hate… Educate

Prophet Muhammad faced a similar situation after leaving his home in Makkah to migrate to Madinah upon the invitation of its citizens. When he got there, some of his Companions — from the immigrants — were so homesick that they got physically ill. The unity of society was at risk and needed an urgent solution…

“O’ Allah I seek your protection from anxiety, sorrow, inability, laziness, cowardice, stinginess, overpowering debt and subjugation by fellow man.”

What to Say When Depressed and Worried? One Dua

Feeling down in the dumps, depressed, having the blues… These are just some of the terms used to describe a feeling of hopelessness and despair that can hit even the most positive of us at some point in our lives. However when sadness, gloom and unhappiness becomes a permanent mark of our lives…

When the bond between you and Allah is firmly fixed, obeying rules becomes something you want to do because you know it pleases Allah.

A New You: A 21st Century Guide for New Muslims

There are number of changes you may have to make to your day to day routine but there is no need to make them all in one day. That slate will remain clean so long as you are holding on to your connection to Allah no matter how tenuous you may feel that it is.

When new Muslims feel their faith is low, and they are alone, it is their Muslim friends who can encourage and motivate them.

2 Tips For New Muslims to Grow in Faith

New Muslims face various challenges after converting or reverting to Islam. I think that some simple advice is sufficient enough to overcome many of the obstacles which might face a new Muslim. This advice encourages the new Muslim to focus on both spirituality…

Allah made this Quran a miracle for Muhammad (peace be upon him) remaining forever, which shows his truthfulness after his death as well as that of the former prophets, since he confirmed their message and gave information about them.

5 Proofs that Quran is a Timeless Miracle

The Inimitable Revelation of God: There are many signs that indicate that Muhammad (peace be upon him) was indeed a true Prophet. The greatest of these signs is the Quran. In it Allah challenges the Arabs and others, until the Day of Resurrection, to produce something like it, as He says (interpretation of the meaning): …

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