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5 Things to Do When Your Spouse Loses a Job

5 Things to Do When Your Spouse Loses a Job

In this counseling answer: “Dear sister, be patient. Patient people are not only rewarded by Allah (swt) but make more progress toward achieving their goals and enjoy better physical and mental health. Always encourage your husband, be by his side, and seek social support from your family and friends. Use this time as an opportunity to …

About to Convert, Concerned About Hindu Practices

7 Challenges Revert Sisters Face

The first challenge that most new Muslims face is learning how to pray. It’s not just an issue of learning the meanings and how to recite them in Arabic, but there are also the additional challenges if sisters are still living with their parents of how to explain it to them

Reason You Should Avoid Drug Abuse … It's Not About Health Risks!

Reason You Should Avoid Drug Abuse … It's Not About Health Risks!

Why do many youth resort to drug abuse? Does it really compensate for lack of certain personal qualities? Ustadh Fadel Soliman raises interesting points in this informative video. God created us free; So, how to avoid being enslaved by addiction, even to halal substances? Do not become a victim of addiction and arm yourself with the …

Tired of Life Difficulties? Read This Hadith

Tired of Life Difficulties? Read This Hadith

Abu Sa`id and Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with them) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “No fatigue, nor disease, nor anxiety, nor sadness, nor hurt, nor distress befalls a Muslim, even if it were the prick he receives from a thorn, but that Allah expiates some of his …

Patience & Dawah: 6 Quranic Tips

6 Verses on Patience & Dawah

In parts one and two, we discussed the concept of dawah and the challenges the da`iyah faces in its cause. We categorized them into three categories: challenges from within, people’s resistance, and people’s opposition. It was quite obvious that it is not easy to overcome those challenges except with great and continuous effort. The most important quality one needs to succeed …

Too Many Difficulties: I Am Losing My Faith

Too Many Difficulties: I Am Losing My Faith

Answer: As-Salaam ‘Alaykum brother,  It sounds like you are in a rough patch of life. May Allah (swt) give you wisdom and patience. My general advice and reminder to you are that life is meant to have ups and downs. It is not supposed to be perfect and blissful all the time. It has, indeed, …


Hectic Job: How Can I Find Time to Pray?

Salam Dear Amy, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Firstly, we would like to welcome you to Islam. May Allah always help you increase in faith and remain firm on His Straight Path. Ameen. I am glad to know that you work as a nurse in a hospital. What a wonderful …

Khadijah: The First to Accept Islam - Her Story

The successful birth of Islam and the Muslim nation was due in part to the determination of Khadijah, the woman who was the first person to accept Muhammad as a Prophet of God and was later given the title the Mother of the Believers. Khadijah was born in Makkah…

Three Challenges You Will Encounter in Your Dawah Effort

In the previous part, Dr. Wael Hamza shed light on the importance of Dawah and the necessity of patience to da`iyahs give the challenges they are bound to face. He further classified these challenges into three types. Personal challenges make the first type which is discussed in the first part. The two other types are …

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