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4 Lessons from 4 Stories in Chapter Al-Kahf

What lessons can we take from chapter Al-Kahf? Every time we read the chapter, we will find new lessons. In this article we will look at the four stories, and extract three daily life lessons for us from each of the stories.

8 Powerful Life Lessons Everyone Must Learn

8 Powerful Life Lessons Everyone Must Learn

Mankind relies on created things, some on money, others on property, others on business. But whoever relies on God will be satisfied. So rely on God alone. Know that reliance on God is the belief that what has been predestined will inevitably reach you…

Lessons from Valentine’s Day: A Convert's Reflections

While, I am not interested in the modern Valentine paradigm, I am interested in taking a lesson from the occasion, a lesson to remind myself that every day of the year I must remember the verses of the Quran and traditions from the Sunnah that teach us to love.

Lessons from the Trials of 4 Prophets

Lessons from the Trials of 4 Prophets

The trial of Solomon shows that the natural understanding of many Muslims that wealth itself is something bad is wrong. Rather, it is the love of wealth, and when that love for wealth exceeds the love of Allah and takes us away from is that a problem…

Lessons from Mary, Mother of Jesus

What Can We Learn from Mary, Mother of Jesus?

Mary was filled with trust in Allah and saw Him at work in all things. This is what we are all called to do as Muslims. Like Mary, we are called to trust in Allah and see His work in all creation. Her true “submission” to God’s will…

21 Leadership Lessons from the Life of Prophet Muhammad

21 Leadership Lessons from the Life of Prophet Muhammad

Have you ever heard the story about the Prophet taking a day off from his leadership responsibilities? Of course you haven’t because it didn’t happen! He worked tirelessly for the sake of humanity. He worked tirelessly for you and me. Every day was a new…

Peace in Tough Times

4 Steps to Find Peace in Tough Times

We have a picture in our minds that life is meant to be flawless. When the reality does not match, we are deeply pained and upset. What we must come to understand is the picture we painted is merely that – a creation of our own hands. It is not a reality.

2 Lessons from Surah Al-Kahf

2 Interesting Lessons from Chapter Al-Kahf

The chief aim of the chapter is to reveal the truth, however spectacular or enigmatic it seemed to the people, and to give warning to the disbelievers and polytheists of a severe punishment from Allah, and also to give glad tidings to the believers, who do righteous deeds…

Lessons from the 7 Most Recited Verses of the Quran

Lessons from the 7 Most Recited Verses of the Quran

Even though Al-Fatihah is repeated several times a day in prayer, how often do we stop to think about this chapter of the Quran? I have to admit that I have been guilty of neglecting the Fatihah, rushing through prayer, making lists instead of keeping khushoo’…

Bilal - The Story of the Sweet Caller to Islam

Bilal - The Story of the Sweet Caller to Islam

Bilal’s story is proof of what Muhammad always taught: It is not social status or rank or education that makes one person better than another; it is piety. Those close to Allah are truly the best of people.



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