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5 Ways to Bring the Quran Close to Your Heart

5 Ways to Bring the Quran Close to Your Heart

It is important to have a dedicated and distraction free period for daily recitation of the Quran. Your goal should be to recite with calmness and presence of heart, as well as study the meanings of the verses. As a regular habit, those periods will become a private time…

My Journey From 7th Day Adventist to Islam

My Journey From 7th Day Adventist to Islam

I was horrified. I had enjoyed learning about Islam, but converting? This was something else. I was ready to take on this imam. So Harun took me to Isha prayer, and I tried to challenge this imam with the power of the Bible and of the Holy Spirit. But he knew…

10 Things You Should Know About Prayer in Islam

10 Things You Should Know About Prayer in Islam

Muslims pray five times a day. When one hears this, they might get the impression that Muslims must stop everything they are doing at an exact time and start praying. Each prayer has a window which makes it easier for Muslims to pray…

Recite with Allah in Mind!

Recite with Allah in Mind!

There are seven states of consciousness which you must try to develop by remembering certain things, absorbing them and by frequently reminding yourself of them. The Qur’anic Criteria of Inner Participation First: Say to yourself: My Qur’an reading will not be truly tilawah (recitation) unless my inner self participates in it as Allah Almighty desires it to participate. …

I Felt God Was Giving Me A Chance

I Felt God Was Giving Me A Chance

He was a bit suspicious of Islam but he did pick up the Quran and he did feel that God was giving him a chance and he felt an inner peace!

The Story of Moses' Foster Mother

The Story of Moses' Foster Mother - Asiya

A great woman who raised a great man despite the difficulties and pressures she faced was Asiya. She is more often remembered as the wife of Pharaoh; however this great lady was also the foster mother of Prophet Moses. Like Mary the mother of Jesus, Asiya…

11 Qualities of The Servants of the Most Merciful

11 Qualities of The Servants of the Most Merciful

This group is given a name by Allah – ibad-ur Rahman, the Servants of the Most Merciful, and they enjoy a special mercy from the Most Merciful. Allah describes in this passage what it takes to be an Abd-ur Rahman, the qualities which distinguish this special group of people.

5 Lessons From the Story of the Youth in the Cave

5 Lessons From the Story of the Youth of the Cave

The story of the youth of the cave signifies love of the best kind and shows how the youth had a commitment to such love by seeking to earn the pleasure of the beloved, Allah before taking pleasure in His creations.

What Do Muslims Believe About Jesus?

What Do Muslims Believe About Jesus?

Unbeknownst to most non-Muslims who revere and love Jesus, he is one of the many Prophets whom God has mentioned repeatedly and specifically in the Quran. God has described many of His praiseworthy attributes in the Quran, in addition to the details of the events in his life, as well as those of his mother, Mary.

Store of Prophet's Legacy: Why Hadith is Important

Store of Prophet's Legacy: Why Hadith is Important

The two fundamental sources of Islam are the Qur’an (the word of God) and the Sunnah (the example) of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). By Sunnah, we mean the actions, sayings and silent permissions (or disapprovals) of the Prophet. The word “Sunnah” is also used to refer to religious duties that are …



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