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Strengthen My Faith

How Do I Strengthen My Faith and My Iman?

Short Answer: An introspective quest for spirituality usually occurs first during youth years, and such a spiritual “calling” is a blessing from Allah. But please avoid associating the character and conduct of some lay-Muslims in Muslim-majority countries with Islam. Go back to the sources of Islam. Be strong and hold on fast to the rope of Allah: His …

People of the Ditch: A Different Type of Victory (Quran Story)

People of the Ditch: A Different Type of Victory (Quran Story)

In the early days of Islam, Muslims suffered relentless persecution at the hands of tyrants in Makkah. Amid such debilitating circumstances, Quranic verses were sent down to resolutely establish the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him), as well as his companions. Quranic stories played a significant role in this regard. The agony …

Inner Peace

How to Attain Inner Peace and Strength?

Short Answer: All Muslims are encouraged to work on self-development, the struggle against the self. It involves dissolving negative emotions such as greed, jealousy, envy, deceit, and hypocrisy. When we do that, we are more able to have control of our ego and our will, and we find inner peace. ______________________________________ Salam (Peace) Janet, Thank you …

5 Ways for New Muslims to Strengthen Their Faith

5 Ways for New Muslims to Strengthen Their Faith

Short Answer: In learning to practice your new faith, take things slowly. The first priority would be to learn the five daily prayers. Making new Muslim friends is also very important while gradually increasing your knowledge of Islam. _________________________________________ Salam Dear Abdul Hadi, Welcome to Islam! May Allah continue to guide you and strengthen your faith. …

Inspirations and Lessons From Maryam's Life

Inspirations and Lessons From Maryam's Life

As a Muslim woman, I have been inspired and learned many lessons from Maryam’s life. Mentioned in the Qur’an frequently, her life story inspired me as a young girl growing up in a non-Muslim country. It has continued to do so many years later. First Impression I was around 6 years old when my youngest …

Why Does God Require Faith From Us?

Why Does God Require Faith From Us?

Salam (Peace) Dear Tuthe, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Certainly Harris, Hitchens, Dawkins and others make a lot of sense, particularly to the materialists who refuse to accept the spiritual dimension of human life. The dictionary defines materialism as: The theory that physical matter is the only reality and that …

Afraid of My Own Faith, Can You Help Me

Afraid of My Own Faith, Can You Help Me?

Salam Dear Lea, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. First of all, you need to understand that Allah is Beneficent and All-Merciful. He is our Creator, He is Wise and All-knowing; and hence He knows our strengths as well as our weaknesses. He has clearly stated in His Quran …

How Will Future Muslim Generations Continue to Believe

How Will Future Muslim Generations Continue to Believe?

Salam (Peace) Dear Charles, Thank you for your question and or contacting Ask About Islam. Muslims make sure that their children believe in what they believe in, in the same way that Christians or others do. By teaching their children and, if they really care about their religion, by living it. Also the close ties in …

I Reverted But Lost My Original Liveliness

I Reverted But Lost My Original Liveliness

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. It is sad to hear about your situation; your sadness, lack of hope and negative outlook on life. Clearly you are going through a very difficult time. I’m not sure there’s much I can SAY to you that’s going to make …



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