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Paradise at Her Feet - Who is She?

Paradise at Her Feet - Who is She?

Becoming a mother is one of the greatest joys of a Muslim woman. She knows that her child is both a gift and a trust from God. She carries a great responsibility in raising a family, not only in caring for their physical needs, but also in educating them in their religion and morals.

Relevance Before Preaching: The Meccan Prophet (PBUH)

Relevance Before Preaching: The Meccan Prophet (PBUH)

In the 40 years prior to Prophethood, the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, was famously known by the people of Makkah as Al-Amin – The Trustworthy One. Through his character, he was relevant in the most significant way. Usama Canon explains the responsibility Muslims have today. We need to be relevant in our …

Turning Tidal Islamophobia

Practical Tips For Turning the Tides Against Islamophobia

What will your Church-going Christian neighbor find when she decides to stop by the local mosque? Will the young man who decided to say his shahadah, feel totally out of place in the congregation? Will there be any support for either of them afterward…

I Did Not Choose Islam, God Had A Plan For Me

I Did Not Choose Islam, God Had A Plan For Me

My journey to Islam actually began in January 2012 when I left the PhD program and decided to go to India for Ayurvedic treatment. I was offered two centers to go to, one was very traditional, simple, and the other was more of a resort with swimming…

How to Understand Islam? A Clear Explanation

How to Understand Islam? A Clear Explanation

What is the proper lens through which Islam should be understood? The fact of the matter is that there are many lenses and perspectives in all religions and cultures. However, there are certain lenses that the vast majority of people would agree are wrong.

A New Zealand Woman - I Found the True Feminism in Islam

A New Zealand Woman - I Found the True Feminism in Islam

The espoused doctrine of New Zealand is that you are free; wear what you want and do what you want… So my consideration is “Why can’t I wear my scarf? Why can’t I wonder about wearing my big dress and my scarf as I want to without being harassed?…

Avoid These 5 Negative Character Traits

Avoid These 5 Negative Character Traits

At times we feel as if we are doing Islam a service by being Muslim. Almost as if Islam would be worse off if we did not exist. This is a very terrible character trait. Islam is a gift of Allah to us, and He is free of any need.

West Virginia Muslims Show Folks Who They Really Are

CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA — American Muslims in the city of Charleston in West Virginia are seeking to spread accurate information about who they are and what they actually believe among their local community, Public News Service reported on March 11. “The instinct for many might be to get their information online. But in this case, …

2 Important Tips For New Muslims to Grow in Faith

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…

7 Things to Remember When Questioned About Islam

7 Things to Remember When Questioned About Islam

We should empathize with the questioner, and even if the question is worded very badly, or is really harsh, we should still give the benefit of the doubt and try and answer in the best way possible. Allah has blessed us with a beautiful deen. Let us show its beauty through our character and manners as well!



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