Category Archives: Islam

Enter Paradise

Ali ibn Abi Talib said: “Whoever has the following six characteristics does all that is required to make him enter Paradise and avoid Hell: – to know Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala and obey him, – to know Satan and disobey … Continue reading

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How to soften one’s heart?

Make Du`a’ I once heard a khatib (lecturer) say, “If you have approached the end of Ramadan, and you do not yet feel it in your heart, keep knocking on the door of Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He). … Continue reading

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Be happy now

“Don’t allow the fears of the future spoil the enjoyment of the present, live your day with happiness!” Salman Al-Odah

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Finding the right one for marriage

“When we find ourselves unable to marry the person we want, have we ever stopped to consider the possibility that it may have been for our own good? Our inability to look beyond may even blind sight us from someone … Continue reading

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Istikhara and marriage

      Know if you do Istikhara, whatever happens is good. Even if the marriage didn’t work out, there was good in the process since you asked for guidance.       (Shaykh Hamza Yusuf)    

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Busy life

“A busy life makes prayers harder, but prayers make a hard & busy life easier.” (Abdul-Hakim Murad)    

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Parenting: Sexual Education from an Islamic Perspective

It is never easy to talk to the children about sex or sex related issues. In fact, even more difficult is to decide at which age we should educate them about these issues though we must realize that Sex Ed … Continue reading

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