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How the Prophet Treated the Youth (Part 1)

How the Prophet Treated the Youth

The Prophet was a genius in dealing with the youth. Love was the underlining factor behind his relationship with the youth. His charisma and personality attracted children, teenagers, and young adults to his message in droves.

Solving Family Problems with Love

Solving Family Problems with Love

Solving family problems is a big challenge that every home will inevitably face. So, this short video by Mufti Menk is useful. It takes a quick look at problem solving within family; between spouses, parents and children. Whether spouses were unable to address struggles or parents failed to play roles, one thing was certain; loving communication …

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Homeschooling As A Way of Protection?

In this counseling answer: “I think, ideally, if a parent can homeschooling or look after their child actively until they are 7 years of age, then after that they should enroll them in the public school system. But parents need to play an active role in the school and become an ally of the school through parent …

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Homeschooling Hiccups: Challenges Outside the Box

Homeschooling parents often talk about the joys of home educating their children, since they become able to build strong relationships with them encouraging them to develop as individuals rather than file numbers. In essence, homeschooling does entail gleeful shrieks while running in fields of bright Marigolds, but this does not mean it comes without challenges. …

Our Kids, Education Environment & Peer Pressure

Our Kids, Education Environment & Peer Pressure

Environment is one of the integral components of any successful education model. The people our children are interacting with on a daily basis can have a greater influence on them than their own families.

Luqman Advises His Son (Qur'an Chapters)

Luqman Advises His Son (Qur'an Chapters)

Luqman (may Allah be pleased with him) was one of the very few individuals who were quoted by Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala in the Quran. Although he was not a prophet, he was a famous person in the Arabic literature renowned for his wisdom and wise quotations. Luqman was mentioned in the glorious Quran and …

"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

Imagine a young man coming to the Imam of your neighboring mosque with this strange request: “Can I get a fatwa that permits me to commit Zina (fornication/adultery)?” What kind of response will he receive? I think that shocked and angry reproach is the most likely reaction of the attendees and the Imam; you would …

Muslim Teens & Hyper-Sexualized Environment

Muslim Teens & Hyper-Sexualized Environment

Iblis (satan) refused to participate in the ceremonial prostration towards Adam (PBUH), and was thus cursed by Allah (SWT), banished from the comfortable abode of Jannah. Humiliated and dejected, Iblis hatched a plan of revenge against Adam (PBUH) and Hawwa, luring them to the forbidden tree. After repeated waswasa (evil whisper), it worked. Our parents …

Bullied & Insulted, US Muslim Family Fights Back With Education

CALIFORNIA – It started with a sign pinned to Sana Afzal’s backpack after the US presidential election in 2016 which read, “I like Trump, you’re fired.” At the 16-year-old’s new high school in Gilroy, California, just outside San Jose, “there was an English class assignment involving a Fox News opinion piece that linked Islam to …

Imam Azeez: Don't Take Kids' Respect for Granted (Video)

Imam Azeez: Don't Take Kids' Respect for Granted

Many Muslim countries still cherish Islamic values of dutifulness and kids’ respect to parents. That makes it easier for kids to learn and practice these norms. On the other hand, that is not necessarily the case in Western countries where values of individual freedom and personal success have the upper hand. The problem emerges when …



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