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Here is the Prophet's Special Advice to His Cousin

Here Is the Prophet's Special Advice to His Cousin

The great scholar Ibn Al-Jawzi had a beautiful comment on this hadith; he says: “I pondered over this hadith and it amazed me to the point where I almost get light-headed thinking about it.” If you realize the depth in the words of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in this hadith, you will be overwhelmed by the same feeling.

6 Tips for Youth-Friendly Mosques

6 Tips for Youth-Friendly Mosques

Mosques are fortresses of faith and essential hubs for all things Islamic. This is especially true within majority non-Muslim societies. A mosque should serve more than just as a place of prayer but as a community. Its role is so important that some scholars proclaim it to be haram (prohibited) for a Muslim family to …

Investing in Youth Development: Why and How?

Investing in Youth Development: Why and How?

Why youth development is important? The Muslim society in the US is displaying a ‘youth bulge’ as opposed to the non-Muslim population in the country. According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, the Muslim American population is much younger, on average, than the non-Muslim population.  59% of adult Muslims are between 18 …

Never Be Satisfied with Average Goals

Never Be Satisfied with Average Goals

Many youth really do not have high expectations and high goals, they settle for mediocrity. They are fine with just being OK or average and they do not set their standards very high.

It’s Your Life – Balance It with Your Faith

It’s Your Life – Balance It with Your Faith

It all begins with one’s connection to Allah. That connection, revisited five times a day with daily prayer, is the foundation for the right spiritual orientation that serves as the basis for balancing every other aspect of one’s life.

How to Make Islamic Knowledge Attractive to Our Youth

How to Make Islamic Knowledge Attractive to Our Youth

Why can’t we approach the teaching of Islamic studies differently for once so our youth can be captivated by our rich heritage? Islamic education transcends memorizing what to read during the five daily prayers. It is surely not limited…

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.



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