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The Islamic New Year - A New Start

The Islamic New Year - A New Start

Our Hijrah is yet another chance for Muslims to become better people. In this world we are struggling against personal weakness and struggling against the power of the world itself and striving towards heaven… This Hijrah we are called to leave old ways behind…

What Prophet Said When He Arrived in Madinah

What Prophet Said When He Arrived in Madinah

In an inspiring connection between our spiritual life and physical life, the Prophet lists praying at night along with feeding the hungry, greeting each other and maintaining family ties.

Peace Building Among Muslims

12 Steps for Peace Building Among Muslims

Does difference mean the death of cooperation? Does this mean you cannot be a good brother or sister to a fellow Muslim who thinks differently? Opening your mind up to understanding someone else…

Never Despair! Allah's Mercy Is Always There

Never Despair! Allah's Mercy Is Always There

“When Allah created creation, He wrote words that were placed at His throne. They said, “My mercy will prevail over my anger.” (Al-Bukhari) Knowing that the mercy of Allah will prevail over His anger is reason never to lose hope. When we are overcome, we should remember that all is never lost. If you ever think …

How to Reach the State of Serenity?

How to Reach the State of Serenity?

You know you might be a king in our job, we might be a millionaire in our job, we might be a road sweeper, but when our forehead strikes the ground we’re all equal in the sight of Allah, and we all say Allah All-Mighty, give me that peace that only You can give. Let me be one of those called Muslims because I have submitted to You.

Inspiring Stories of Reverts Freed from Addiction

David, an American revert, was addicted to alcohol, and opiate drugs, including Oxycontin, marijuana, and Xanax. He used alcohol and marijuana during high school at 15. He continued to use up until the age of 30, looking for an “escape” from the life he had…

What Really Happened at the Badr Caravan?

What Really Happened at the Badr Caravan?

Despite the safety of the pagan caravan, the Makkan pagans still sent out a battalion for war. If the pagans had not sent forth an army and had recognized Madinah’s right to patrol its perimeters, especially in response to their belligerent activities, Badr would not have happened.

Did the Prophet Cause the Battle of Badr?

Critics accuse the Prophet Muhammad of raiding pagan caravans that passed by Madinah and provoking the Battle of Badr. Losing at the Battle of Badr, the pagan’s sought revenge for their humiliating loss. The Battle of Badr was clearly the catalyst for the next…

Salam - The Greeting of All Prophets

Salam - The Greeting of All Prophets

The Muslim greeting of salam “saying as-salamu alaykum” in Arabic means “peace be upon you”. It may be new to many that this greeting was taught by Moses and Jesus. The language of Moses was Hebrew: In Hebrew the greeting is: shalom aleichem…



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