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Do I Have to Endure Everything My Parents Do to Me?

In this counseling answer: • They are violating your rights for protection. Do they not know that they will be accountable to Allah for the way that they treat you and your sibling? • I kindly suggest that you speak with your grandmother and other relatives about moving. Please, do not wait. Your parents have …

The Prophet’s Care for Children

These 9 Lovely Hadiths Show Prophet’s Care for Children

Children are a great blessing from Allah. With their tender hearts, children can be molded into righteous people only with a positive and tender approach. Islam considers children to be an amanah (trust) given to the family. Therefore, it is fard (obligatory) for the family to raise a child in a righteous manner. One should not …

What Are Children Rights in Islam?

What Are Children Rights in Islam?

Islam’s general approach to children may be summarized in a few principles: First, it is a divine injunction that no child may become the cause of harm to the parents (Al-Baqarah 2:233). Secondly, by implication the parents should reciprocate and cause the child no harm either. The Qur’an recognizes very clearly that parents are not …

Taking Father's Money Without His Consent

Taking Father's Money Without His Consent: OK?

I used to ask my father for money for private lessons. The cost would be, for example, 500, but I would ask for more, namely 600, and I would take the extra 100 to buy cards for my mobile phone and other things.

Now, praise be to Allah, I have repented and stopped doing this.

My question is: do I have to tell my father what I did and ask him to forgive me? Do I have to return this money to him when I get a job and start earning, or not?

Dr. Qadhi: Separating Children from Parents Is Barbaric Practice

Dr. Qadhi: Separating Children from Parents at Border Is Barbaric

I have refrained from commenting on a story that has not left my mind since it surfaced. The inhumane and incomprehensible Trump policy of separating children from their parents and locking them up.  This is for no crime other than – let’s face it – the color of their skin and the geographic location of …

How to Deal with Terrorist Organizations?

This response is from About Islam’s archive and was originally published at an earlier date. Peace be with you Bob,  Thank you for your very polite message.  How do we deal with al-Qaeda and more recently ISIS? Well, really we need to focus on two issues: the first is the international law debate, while the …

Raising Children in the West: How?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.  In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings  Dear brother, thanks for your question and your trust. Bringing up children is a heavy responsibility. The first concern of Muslims, wherever they may be, has to …

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