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No Chance Without My Friend

As salamu ‘alaykum, Dear brother, I think your situation is a good example of what happens when we engage in intimate relationships with the opposite sex and how things can develop beyond our control. Naturally, after being in a ‘working’ relationship with this young woman for 2 years, you developed feelings for one another. This …

New Muslims- Keep Going

New Muslims: Keep Going

Remember that you are on a spectacular path that not many people travel, not even many born Muslims. And for your struggle to become closer to Allah, Allah will come closer to you.

Can Allah Be My Best Friend?

Can Allah Be My Best Friend?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Fiends are very important in our lives. It is a natural human desire to want to have a few close friends and, of course, a best friend to do things with, count on, and more importantly trust. You stated that after your completion of your studies you stopped talking to your …

A Trip to Egypt - My First Step to Islam

A Trip to Egypt - My First Step to Islam

I really can’t tell why I was attracted to faith and religion especially more than ever before, and why I didn’t try to fill the hole I felt inside me with finding a new hobby or a new group of friends; my heart pulled me towards God…

When you say the Shahadah, you should say it truthfully, with sincerity for the Sake of God and with love for the Creator.

When Should I Declare My Conversion to Islam?

When should you say your Shahadah? My general answer to this is ‘when your heart feels at peace with your decision’. That will be the time that God has opened your heart and allowed it to know that you are ready to do it. At this time you will be surer than you’ve been of anything that this is the right time.

If you look around, you can’t see any good people, start taking steps to improve the quality of your relationships.

New Muslim Friendships; Islamic Style - 2

If you find yourself slipping into a friendship with someone you’re attracted to, and you find yourself finding excuses to contact them, to have private conversations or meet them alone – even if this is under the pretext of inviting them to Islam or working on an Islamic project – check yourself to see if you are becoming a Khadn.

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I Can't Stand My Friend's Kids

As-salamu alaykum dear sister, I am sorry your having such a hard time when your children get together to play with your friend’s children. At this age, often two rambunctious children who otherwise are rather calm can feed into each others energy and turn the house into a running zone! You are not alone …

The first preventative measure you can take is to make sure that you take small bites and chew your food thoroughly

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 …

Time goes by and I enjoyed being a Muslim. I started to taste life; my face was always lit up with a smile. Everything around seemed to be beautiful and easy. I felt like somebody added wings for me so I could fly and I had so much energy.

I Followed the Call of My Heart

Day by day my faith grew as a beautiful flower and fulfilled all my heart. I realized how much I lost in my life before when I didn’t know this feeling. I became calm, more patient, every single minute I keep watching and wondering about Allah’s creation.

Can boys be friends with girls?

Can Boys be Friends with Girls? (Video)

We are just friends! That is the pretext used by many teenagers to justify indulgence in forbidden relationships that yields no fruits. But could boys and girls really maintain pure love? And what are the chances for such love to develop into a sound marriage rather than deviates to wrong affairs? Sheikh Omar Suleiman starts …

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