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Can Humor and Religion Go Hand in Hand?

Can Humor and Religion Go Hand in Hand?

If humor is done well, and done to please Allah, it can actually be an act of worship for which we are rewarded by Allah, and helps fill up our book of good deeds on the day of judgment! Here are three scenarios where humor can actually be a great thing in creating a lasting legacy!

A Non-Muslim's Lessons From Ramadan Fasting

A Non-Muslim's Lessons From Ramadan Fasting

“I’m forever changed by the experience. I’ve never been so welcomed into anything before in my entire life. The Muslim community has been the most supportive that I’ve ever seen,” she shares, “They gave me advice the whole way through and made me feel like we were all in this thing together. It was amazing!”

5 Lessons From the Great Scholar Al Hasan Al Basri

5 Lessons From the Great Scholar Al Hasan Al Basri

A great scholar from the generation that was raised up in the stronghold of Islam, he is an outstanding example of how a person from a background of slavery is raised up high in rank among the more socially prominent believers.

Lessons on Love from the Quran

Lessons on Love from the Quran

Mawaddah is about keeping the honeymoon period alive and functional at all times. No matter how many problems there are in the marriage, if we have mawaddah towards each other, if both spouses care for the other and show it, and feel that the other cares…

What to Do if Letting Go is Hard for You?

What to Do if Letting Go is Hard for You?

There is a particular type of peace that comes from letting go. Feeling the tension fall away is an experience that is not easy to forget. Holding on to things, whether they be physical possessions or emotions, requires energy, sometimes large amounts of energy.

The A to Z of the Holy Month of Ramadan

The A to Z of the Holy Month of Ramadan

Many young Muslims are clueless about what they should do in Ramadan. It is therefore important to have a vision, not only for the month of Ramadan but after that as well. Goals should be set and a routine that will help you achieve those goals should be followed.

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…



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