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Can I Be Muslim Even If My Husband Is Not

Can I Be Muslim Even If My Husband Is Not?

Short Answer: Muslim scholars differ in opinion on this matter. According to the four main schools of jurisprudence, it is forbidden for the wife to remain with her husband, or indeed to allow him conjugal rights, once her period of waiting has expired. However, some scholars see that it is for her to remain with him, allowing …

Important Tips for New Muslims During Ramadan

Important Tips for New Muslims During Ramadan

Short Answer: Fasting is not intended as hardship. Make lots of du’aa as supplication is the essence of worship. Remember Allah often as this is a great way to strengthen your connection with Allah. Don’t be overwhelmed. Allah appreciates every effort that you do for His sake and He will reward you for it. No difficulty …

Feeling Isolated During Ramadan

Feeling Isolated During Ramadan

In this counseling answer: • Contact the mosque and find out if there are any Muslims who are near you. • Ramadan is about festivities, yes, but it is more so about your relationship with Allah (swt) and drawing closer to Him through fasting, personal study, prayer and other acts of worship. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, Ramadan can …

A New Muslim? 6 Tips to Spiritually Prepare for Ramadan

A New Muslim? 6 Tips to Spiritually Prepare for Ramadan

Set yourself goals for Ramadan. keep those goals realistic and don’t compare yourself to other Muslims. You are new, so take it easy. Then list habits you want to develop or destroy to achieve these goals on Ramadan plan…

Ready for Your First Ramadan? 9 Things to Focus on

Ready for Your First Ramadan? 9 Things to Focus on

Once you have disciplined your body to fast, notice how you feel spiritually when you are in the middle of a fast compared to how you feel when you are stuffed after a meal. You will start to recognize a stark difference between the two states. When our…

Your First 3 Practical Steps as a New Muslim

Your First 3 Practical Steps as a New Muslim

Not many people become Muslim just to say they are Muslim. People come to Islam to live Islam. And this takes learning. As you start to learn more and more about your faith, you will seek out other Muslims around you to learn from.

Ramadan as a New Muslim

How to Make the Best of Ramadan as a New Muslim?

Short Answer: The focus during fasting in Ramadan is on feeding the soul. Ramadan is a month when Allah expiates believers past sins, and opens the wide doors of Paradise. Remember while reading the Quran, try to reflect on its beautiful deep meanings as reflecting on the Quran is a major act of worship. _____________________________________ Salam (Peace) …

New Muslims - Welcome to Islam

New Muslims - Welcome to Islam

I would like to share a few of my stories with you. These are my embarrassing first steps into Islam. I tell them to you so that you will not be afraid to go forward, knowing that we all have to start somewhere.

How Can Reverts Bring Their Children to Islam?

How Can Converts Bring Their Children to Islam?

In this counseling answer: “At prayer time, make sure that playtime stops. It is only 5 minutes or so. If you need deeper prayer for yourself, do this extra after the obligatory prayers. This way you can be an example and teach your son. If he does not want to pray during prayer time, let …

Stop Practicing Islam

Stop Practicing Islam Or You'll Be Kicked Out of the House!

Short Answer:  Your parents care for you, but you need to be patient with them. Try to live quietly and simply and modestly as a good Muslim, without looking for a fight or to rub your Islam in their faces. Show them by your goodness and happiness that Islam has actually made you a better person. ______________________________________ Assalamu …



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