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How the Prophet Treated the Youth (Part 1)

How the Prophet Treated the Youth

The Prophet was a genius in dealing with the youth. Love was the underlining factor behind his relationship with the youth. His charisma and personality attracted children, teenagers, and young adults to his message in droves.

5 Tips for Summer Time

5 Tips for Better Use of Summer Time

Summer is here again! Most school and university students have finished their exams and started their summer vacation. Plans, dreams, and aspirations of how to spend this vacation are on the minds of young people. But the question is, are these plans beneficial for you and the community in which you live? The first thing …

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 …

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 …

"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 …

Muslim Youth - Get Strong If You’ve to Be Different

Muslim Youth: Get Strong If You’ve to Be Different

As Muslims living in the modern world we have to interact. Today is not a time for isolation. The world needs good people to step up and make a stand, have a voice and be a power of good, and as individuals our faith increases when we live Islam, not just talk about it. This …

4 Lessons from 4 Stories in Chapter Al-Kahf

What lessons can we take from chapter Al-Kahf? Every time we read the chapter, we will find new lessons. In this article we will look at the four stories, and extract three daily life lessons for us from each of the stories.

Muslim Youth in the West... How to Change Current Paradigm

Muslim Youth in the West... How to Change Current Paradigm

Most, if not all problems and challenges facing Muslim youth in the West stem from two major factors: doubts and desires. The doubts factor shows up in the form of questioning Allah almighty; misconceptions about His revelation; doubts related to faith; misunderstanding of certain practices of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him); etc. …

Raising Teenagers in a World of Pornography & Drugs

Raising Teenagers in World of Pornography & Drugs

Pornography, drugs, premarital sex… How on earth can we raise our teenagers in a world like this? Pornography is the most popular topic searched on the Internet. Intoxicating drugs that were once banned are increasingly made legal in many countries. With all this exposure to indecency and narcotics its no longer time to be politically …



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