First step towards quitting bad habits……

Letting go of bad habits before they become destructive!
 
You don’t have to go to school to understand that bad habits are harmful to you in one way or the other.  The difference between Muslims and other people when it comes to bad habits is that we have one extra reason to stop our bad habits: Read more of this post

Smile of Hope 4: Hope with Quran

Don’t judge too quickly

There was a man who had four sons. He wanted his sons to learn not to judge things too quickly. So he sent them each on a quest, in turn, to go and look at a pear tree that was a great distance away. The first son Read more of this post

Have You Prepared for the Hour?

All of us are familiar with the signs of the Day of Judgment.  They are mentioned in numerous hadith of the Prophet (peace be upon him).  However, there is another “hour” that is just as important, on an individual level.  This hour is described in the following hadith of the Prophet (peace be upon him):  A bedouin came to the Prophet and asked him, “When is the Hour?”  The Prophet pointed to a young boy and said, “If this boy lives, by the time he is old and decrepit, your hour would have already taken place.”  Read more of this post

ISlam the Easy Way!

One of the terms used by the Qur’an during the early Makkan period to describe Islam was Al-Yusraa, or ‘The Easy Way’. This is simply because Islam was, and is the natural way of life. Indeed, whatever is natural for human beings should be easy for them in every way, hence cause them to gravitate towards it easily, and consequently bring harmony, peace and tranquility to their lives. Since the Quran is the book upon which the Islamic way of life is built, then the Quran has to be easy to understand and follow-it is ‘The Easy Way’. Read more of this post

The Balance in Islam

The Holy Book of Islam, the Qur’an, describes the Muslim society as “Ummathan wasathan”, a balanced society. (2: 143)

It means a society that adopts a middle course, not swerving to extremes. Read more of this post

Mother in Islam

Amongst the clearest examples of Islam’s honoring women is the great status of the mother in Islam. Islam commands kindness, respect and obedience to parents and specifically emphasizes and gives preference to the mother as shall be shown in this article. Islam raises parents to a status greater than that found in any other religion or ideology. The command to be good to one’s parents begins right from the Qur’an. Allah says: Read more of this post

Fajar Prayer: Importance and Tips

Subhanallah. We in the west live in so much luxury and ease compared to so many other Muslims around the world, that are suffering each day. Yet they’ll always maintain faith and wake up each morning, 5 times a day to the Call of Prayer.

I know myself included, but a lot of Muslims who live a “easier” life should reflect and think about the blessings we’ve been given. We can perform our duties in much easier conditions, so why are we being lazy and neglecting? Lets look the importance of our prayers from Quran and Haddit:

 In the Qur’an, Allah Most High says: Read more of this post

Smile of Hope 3: Don’t underestimate anyone

MANNERS AND MORALS OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD

When the Revelation came to Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) the first order conveyed to him from Allah was: “Read in the name of thy Lord who creates – man from a clot; Read and thy Lord is most Generous, who taught by the pen, taught man what he knew not.” Read more of this post