When your parents get old, you’re supposed to take care of them. Why? Because look what they did for you for the first fifteen years of your life. And look how Allah is fair! Usually about fifteen years of their lives in which they don’t have strength. Isn’t it?
This is important. Should we obey our parents after we are married? Not when we are married and not when they are wrong. Mufti Menk explains.
In this counseling answer: •Develop your relationship enough with them so that you can invite a suitable friend home to study together for example. It is in your interest to let your parents get to know your friends. •Make sure that the parents of your invited friends have your address and telephone number. This is …
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Is a son obliged to send his parents for Hajj?
In this counseling answer: “It is important that you stop yelling and stay calm, and not react to your son’s moodiness. You can still be the mom who is there for him to talk to, but as a friend. Not as the mother who sees her son as being a child, but the mother who …
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!
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.
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?’
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.