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Muslim Youth in the West... How to Change Current Paradigm

Muslim Youth in the West... How to Change Current Paradigm

Most, if not all problems and challenges facing Muslim youth in the West stem from two major factors: doubts and desires. The doubts factor shows up in the form of questioning Allah almighty; misconceptions about His revelation; doubts related to faith; misunderstanding of certain practices of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him); etc. …

7 Ways to Help Refugee Girls Go to School

7 Ways to Help Refugee Girls Go to School

“Her Turn”, a report from UNHCR reveals that refugee girls at secondary level are only half as likely to enroll in schools as their male peers. Social and cultural conventions often result in boys being prioritized over girls to attend school. Poor facilities such as a lack of appropriate toilet facilities and menstrual supplies can block …

Ceaseless Reward Even After Death

Ceaseless Reward Even After Death

Abu Hurairah narrated that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “When a man dies, his good deeds come to an end except three: ongoing charity, beneficial knowledge, and righteous offspring who will pray for him.” (Muslim) Commenting on this hadith, Imam An-Nawawi (may Allah have mercy on him) said, “The scholars said, …

Can Women Lecture in the Mosque?

Can Women Give Lectures in the Mosque?

During his lifetime, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) used to teach and instruct people in his Mosque. His Companions followed suit after he passed away. Although there are no reports of women systematically teaching in the mosque, there are hundreds, even thousands, of prophetic traditions transmitted by women. Besides, hundreds of hadiths …


World’s First University Was Founded by A Muslim Woman

Did you know that the first degree-granting university is a Muslim invention? Did you know that this university was founded by a Muslim woman? Early on in Islamic history, mosques doubled as schools. The same people who led prayers would teach groups of students about Islamic sciences such as Quran, fiqh (jurisprudence), and hadith. As …

Why Are Young People Bored With Religion? 4 Reasons

Why Are Young People Bored With Religion? 4 Reasons

If a youngster’s belief in and adherence to Islam becomes an obstacle in establishing amicable relationships with peers, they can easily become disillusioned. This can lead to undermining their religious practice in order to just blend into the crowd, have fun, and achieve material success in life.

The Teachers Are Trying to Ruin Us

In this counseling answer: “Whether you like it or not, teachers have a difficult time as well as students, especially today. More homework, more tests, and more assessments – it seems endless, doesn’t it? The reason for all these tests for good or for bad is that they are supposed to measure and monitor both …

Badiuzzaman’s Bridge Between Science & Religion

Living in the Ottoman Empire at the end of the 19th century where a swirling of ideological clashes and philosophical quarrels of concepts took place, the Kurdish Sunni Imam Badiuzzaman Said Nursi was steadily moving in his enlightenment way in unwavering footsteps based upon two pillars; science and religion.


Not Just a Packet of Cereal

In this counseling answer: “The child can choose what grain their cereal is made from and learn about where for instance ‘corn’ is grown, how it is grown, the right climate for growth, how Allah (SWT), provides the conditions for growth and the different foods that are made from corn. They could even learn about …


Kids Struggling With Spelling Problems

In this counseling answer: “So with the system of schooling in some public schools placing pressure on the teachers to perform in a manner that is not conducive to learning, and the child being faced with learning form and not learning function, unless the child comes from a learning culture within the home, and/or a classroom where …

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