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British Faith Minister Urges Schools to Have Mosque Trips

LONDON – The Faith Minister of the UK, Lord Bourne, told The Times in an interview on September 17 that he encourages more schools to take the pupils and their families on trips to mosques to stamp out Islamophobia among parents. “Occasionally, you find that parents are saying: ‘We’re not sure we want our kids …

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3 Important Principles in the Modern Hijrah

While our bodies might be making hijrah for wealth, education or the promise of a better life, it is imperative that our heart remains with Allah. No matter what we get in life, it is not worth losing Allah, and if we have Allah, then the world will follow.

When Life Gets Harder After Repentance

When Life Gets Harder After Repentance

Until a year ago, I was living a worthless life that I am not proud of. I could walk around unmindful of other people’s issues and situations. Worse, I committed sins and instead of feeling remorse, I felt regret for not committing a bigger sin so I could fit in with the wrong crowd. But …

Why Muslims Believe in the Unseen?

Why Muslims Believe in the Unseen?

It is an everyday experience that when you do not know a thing, you look for somebody who knows it and you repose faith in his word and follow him. If you get ill and you cannot treat and cure yourself, you look for the doctor and accept and follow his instructions without question. Why? …

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Is Faith a Choice or a Gift?

Belief is a choice, and it requires an active conscious commitment to an intellectual process.  But faith is a blessing and not a choice.  Belief is an intellectual response to reality.  Faith is an emotional one. I will prove that faith is not a choice by soliciting the help of those who are obsessed with …

Why Always Me? I’m Losing My Faith

Why Always Me? I’m Losing My Faith

In this counseling answer: • Happiness is not possessing all that the heart wants. Because the heart will never be satisfied. It is rather feeling satisfied with what you have. • People who list more blessing every day were less likely to feel sad, unhappy or even overwhelmed when faced with an obstacle in life or …

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Imam Omar Suleiman recounts in this video two stories that both show how and why faith matters. Suffering horrible torture, Ammar had to speak ill of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). We follow the conversation between him and the Prophet on this incident. What about the Omar’s shirt? How does it relate to iman? …

2 Important Tips For New Muslims to Grow in Faith

One blessing I enjoyed in my first year as a Muslim was a few sincere and dedicated Muslim sisters. Though I could attend prayers and lectures at the mosque, meeting with these few sisters socially helped me appreciate Islam as a complete lifestyle…

Jinn Possession: Psychology, Faith & Mental Health

Jinn Possession: Psychology, Faith & Mental Health

Many Muslims nowadays especially, in some cultures tend to make a link between any disorders or problems they might experience to jinn possession and such supernatural issues. Possession by a spirit, demon, or other spiritual entity is not new. As early as 5000 BCE, man attributed mental illness to the evil eye, sorcery, demonic possession …



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