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Wisdom and Hope in Dealing With Your Non-Muslim Family

Wisdom and Hope in Dealing With Your Non-Muslim Family

It is very important that we find our own way in explaining to and dealing with our families. Every family is different. Every family has its own strengths and issues. The most important thing is to keep them close. We have to do our best to keep family, parents, and siblings close to us. Don’t push them away! Don’t be harsh with them!

You Took My Kids - Dua on Loss of Children

You Took My Kids - Dua on Loss of Children

What can we take from this man that went through so much in losing three of his children? Umar did not claim that he wasn’t hurt by the loss of those children. It’s natural. The Prophet cried when his children passed away. So Umar instead said that that loss did not make me resent you oh Allah.

#MothersDay... Tons of Likes to Mothers!

#MothersDay... Tons of Likes to Mothers!

You go in Facebook and LIKE all the time, right? But when was the last time you said to your mother, ‘I love you,’ or ‘I appreciate the food you cook,’ or ‘I appreciate the things you have done to me?’

Our Kids, Education Environment & Peer Pressure

Our Kids, Education Environment & Peer Pressure

Environment is one of the integral components of any successful education model. The people our children are interacting with on a daily basis can have a greater influence on them than their own families.

Muslim Teens & Hyper-Sexualized Environment

Muslim Teens & Hyper-Sexualized Environment

Iblis (satan) refused to participate in the ceremonial prostration towards Adam (PBUH), and was thus cursed by Allah (SWT), banished from the comfortable abode of Jannah. Humiliated and dejected, Iblis hatched a plan of revenge against Adam (PBUH) and Hawwa, luring them to the forbidden tree. After repeated waswasa (evil whisper), it worked. Our parents …

Husband

What Comes First: Obeying My Husband or My Parents?

Wa`alykum As-Salaam Warahmatullahi Wabarakaatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Muslim scholars view that a Muslim wife should obey her husband in all what he commands as long as it is not haram. If …

Spending on Next of Kin More than Children: OK?

Spending on Next of Kin More than Children: OK?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- There are no specific proportions in the Qur’an stating what one should spend on his next of kin. Rather, …

Youth marriage

Youth Marriage - How Far Parents Shall Be Involved?

They say, “Youth is wasted on the young”. There is some degree of truth behind these words. Youth is that time of life that is bursting with energy and enthusiasm. It is charged with idealism, and fueled by a strong desire to pursue dreams in the pursuit of a bright and happy future, leaving no …

Dutifulness to Parents (9 Verses & Hadiths)

Dutifulness to Parents (9 Verses & Hadiths)

You will not fully recognize the tremendous sacrifices of your parents until you become a parent yourself! Unfortunately, the limitless giving, the loving care and the real concern that parents offer with pleasure to their children are easily ignored nowadays. In the fast-pace, extremely materialistic life we live, many precious values are easily forgotten. Dutifulness …



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