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5 Strategies to Improve Self Confidence

5 Strategies to Improve Self Confidence

Young adulthood is often fraught with internal battles; often between what we want to do and what we think we can do. A self-confident person is ready and eager to rise to new challenges. They seize opportunities and are also able to take…

Think! Maybe It Is for Your Good

Think! Maybe It Is for Your Good

Remember when you were very young and loved to play in the kitchen with all the gadgets? Very likely, your mother would let you play with some things but not with others. Years passed and when you got older you wanted to try different things and go many places. Perhaps your parents let you try …

Seize The 5 Opportunities Before They Are Gone

Allah has given us 5 gifts and we must seize the 5 opportunities before they are gone. What are these 5 opportunities? Health, wealth, youth, life and age. Ask Allah to grant you to use it before it is taken away.

4 Reasons Why Muslim Youth Are Confused

4 Reasons Why Muslim Youth Are Confused

Muslim youth are primarily targeted by all institutions. They keep competing in attracting them to their respective trajectories, promising all the best that youth might need or desire. By virtue of youth being the future and backbone of society, all societal…

Dar Al-Arqam – A New Muslim Safe Haven

Dar Al-Arqam – A New Muslim Safe Haven

This house belonged Al-Arqam ibn Abi Al-Arqam. He was one of the first ten people to accept Islam, and was a mere adolescent. His home was chosen because it was less of a target, because if enemies suspected anything, they would have targeted…

Struggles of an American Muslim Girl

Struggles of an American Muslim Girl

I have had both good and bad experiences as a young Muslim in America. I go to a private Islamic school, so I don’t really get made fun of or bullied about being a Muslim. However, every time my class goes on a field trip to a museum or even…

Prominent American Intellectual Calls on Youth to Be the Hope

TORONTO – Dr. Cornel West called on Muslim youth to live up to their faith and be resilient in the face of the current challenges in the world. He made this remark at the recently concluded Reviving Islamic Spirit (RIS) Convention in Toronto. “Piety means that you are connected to the sources of good in …

Youth Confusion- Lack of True Role Models

Youth Confusion: Lack of True Role Models

Muslim youth need to look up to such persons and witness their model legacies. They need to directly see and meet them, and thus, easily identify themselves and their struggles with them. They need inspirations and motivations that are products of their…

"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

Imagine a young man coming to the Imam of your neighboring mosque with this strange request: “Can I get a fatwa that permits me to commit Zina (fornication/adultery)?” What kind of response will he receive? I think that shocked and angry reproach is the most likely reaction of the attendees and the Imam; you would …



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