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How to Tell Your Family You Converted? An Inspiring Story

How to Tell Your Family You Converted? An Inspiring Story

I think if I had showed my family that Islam is flexible from the start, they would have been more willing to accept Islam themselves. Maybe they will in the future after the damage has worn off. It is hard to get over that first impression.

Safeguarding Human Life in Islam

Safeguarding the Human Life in Islam

To kill just one innocent human is like killing the whole of humanity, and to save just one human amounts to saving the whole of humanity. Can we possibly find a better way of emphasizing the sanctity of human life?

Celebrating Thanksgiving as a New Muslim - Ok?

Celebrating Thanksgiving as a New Muslim - OK?

Think of how you are going to thank God for all that. The least you can do is to recognize His infinite mercy on you and declare His Oneness and that He is the only one worthy of worship. God is the most worthy of our thanks, praise and gratitude…

Dua For Family, Wealth, Forgiveness

Here is a beautiful dua for family, wealth and forgiveness. It has English subtitles for those who don’t know Arabic and it repeated throughout.

Prophet Muhammad

Prophet Muhammad: The Perfect Family Man

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) embodied the importance of a strong family unit in his own family life.He loved his first wife Khadijah so much that even years after her passing he kept good relations with her family.

Only Practicing Muslim in The Family: I Feel Lost

Only Practicing Muslim in The Family: I Feel Lost

In this counseling answer:  “Getting closer to Allah (swt) is a journey that would need many steps to be accomplished. We would never be able to take all the steps in one leap. If we try to do so, we will feel the journey is so difficult, and we will be frustrated and might even think of not …

Surat Maryam: A Family's Source of Spirituality

Surat Maryam: A Family's Source of Spirituality

Getting married, having a family, raising cute children are all beautiful and natural instincts that Allah has put inside us. In Surat Maryam, this tendency is discussed  while adding the spiritual dimension to the father-son relation. What is your real intention behind marriage and having children? Did you plan for your children’s hereafter, as well as …

Adjusting to the Reality of the Muslim World

Adjusting to the Reality of the Muslim World

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard relatively new Muslims gasp: “But Muslims don’t do that!” It seems incredulous to them that people who were born into Muslim families, or even other new Muslims sometimes, can do things that God forbids or don’t do everything that He commands.

Adha Eid

Stay Healthy in Adha Eid Gatherings

When you think about Eid the words that first come to mind are probably not healthy, safe, nutritious and peaceful. However, focusing on these words can help make your Eid the best one you’ve ever had. As a guest at an Eid gathering you should be aware that there are a number of herbs that …



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