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I Feel Isolated During Ramadan

I Feel Isolated During Ramadan

In this counseling answer: • Social activities serve to bring Muslims closer, build bonds, and provide a supportive and spiritual experience. • Contact the mosque and find out if there are any Muslims who are near you. • Ramadan is about festivities, yes, but it is more so about your relationship with Allah (swt) and drawing …

Daughter Leaves Me to Live with Non-Muslim Family

Daughter Leaves Me to Live with Non-Muslim Family

In this counseling answer: •She is an adult now so is old enough to make her own decisions, but assuming she is not yet married, she still very much relies on you. You can use this contact as an opportunity to build bridges once more. •Be a good role model to her that she will …

How Can I Be a Muslim without Losing My Family?

How Can I Be a Muslim without Losing My Family?

In this counseling answer: • Contact your local mosque and seek direct help from the local Muslim community in regards to the future of your marriage. • Acknowledge your wife’s concerns and ensure she knows that her voice is important. • Show your family the truth of Islam through your actions and character. • Do …

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About to Convert, Concerned About My Family

Short Answer: Muslims should be the best in goodness and in honoring their family because charity begins at home. As a person who really thinks about converting to Islam, you should also think about introducing Islam to your family and making them enjoy the blessing of knowing the way of Allah and His straight path. _____________________________________ …

Wisdom and Hope in Dealing With Your Non-Muslim Family

Wisdom and Hope in Dealing With Your Non-Muslim Family

If Christmas is an important time for our family to get together, to spend time together, we need to understand that shunning them will drive them further away from us. We can negotiate, for example, that we do not join them if they go to church…

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New Muslim: May I Celebrate Thanksgiving With My Family?

Short Answer: Of course you can, and it’s good! Contrary to what some far-flung scholars who have little to no understanding of affairs in America say, Thanksgiving is not a religious holiday, but a cultural one, and one in which people in North America, from all faith backgrounds, participate. It’s about keeping family ties strong, enjoying delicious food …

Can I Perform Hajj on Behalf of Dead Non-Muslim Father?

Can I Perform Hajj on Behalf of Dead Non-Muslim Father?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- It is to be stated that the main criterion for acts of worship to be accepted is that they are offered by or on behalf of …



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