September 7, 2020

    BETWEEN ISLAM, CULTURE AND MATERIAL LIFE

    Divisions between us are growing on a daily basis, even between groups of supposedly pious Muslims. When infused with other…
    September 1, 2020

    PART 17 – THE ISLAMIC INTELLECT

    Humans have been granted intelligence, which is the ability to learn, analyse, communicate and progress. While animals are only equipped…
    September 11, 2020

    YUNUS AS

    Seasons came and went, and again the memory of Allah faded from the hearts and minds of humankind. Communities lapsed…
    October 26, 2020

    PART 2 – FINDING THE RIGHT COMPANION IN YOUR JOURNEY OF ISLAM

    A consistent theme of Islam is detachment from the material world (dunia). Accumulation of dunia hardens the heart and reduces the ability to…
    September 11, 2020

    MUSA AS – PART 4

    Musa AS and Harun AS were the agents of change, and the countdown to the destruction of Pharaoh’s empire had…
    September 11, 2020

    FALSE LABELS IN ISLAM

    We have come across some ridiculous posts lately, with Muslims demeaning other Muslims, accusing them to be of certain Islamic…
    October 26, 2020

    THE ART OF DA’WAH PART 5

    Example of the Prophet SAW and what we can learn from it Rasulullah SAW did not simply sit in the…
    September 1, 2020

    PART 31 – WHY DO CALAMITIES HAPPEN?

    Rābiʿa al-ʿAdawiyya al-Qaysiyya was an ascetic who lived in Basra in the first century of Islam. She advised against conducting…
    September 1, 2020

    PART 10 – OUR WEAPONS AND DEFENCES IN THIS LIFE, AND WAKING UP TO REALITY

    When we lose sight of the message, we misunderstand the purpose of creation and have many unanswered questions: Why were…
    September 7, 2020

    IGNORANCE

    From arrogance, the next in the sequence of deadly habits is ignorance, and continued ignorance. It is the roots of…
    September 1, 2020

    PART 40 – HASTEN TOWARDS A GOOD DEED!

    Rasulullah SAW asked us to hurry up with the good deeds, and this has been reported numerous times with variations:…
    September 7, 2020

    DO NON-MUSLIMS HAVE RIGHTS OVER US?

    Do non-Muslims have rights over us? I was shocked when a Muslim acquaintance once claimed that non-Muslims have no rights.…
    September 11, 2020

    HOW TO BE A MILLIONAIRE

    Did you know that this Ramadan you can be a millionaire? All it takes is one day, one raka’ah or…
    September 2, 2020

    THE BOY AND THE KING

    THE BOY AND THE KING A Different Format This story is also referred to as the People of the Ditch…
    September 11, 2020

    HUD AS

    THE LAND OF GIANTS Narrated Abu Huraira (RA): The Prophet (SA) said: “Allah created Adam, making him 60 cubits tall…
    September 14, 2020

    INTRODUCTION

    INTRODUCTION TO THE PROPHETS AND MESSENGERSWHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT TO US? The belief in the Prophets and Messengers – by…
    August 27, 2020

    UTHMAN IBN AFFAN

    UTHMAN IBN AFFAN MAY ALLAH BE WELL PLEASED WITH HIM LIFE : 574 AD (APPROXIMATE) – 656 AD CALIPHATE: 644…
    September 1, 2020

    PART 12 – THINKING (FIKR) OF ALLAH

    Allah mentions that: “Verily! In the creation of the heavens and the earth, and in the alternation of night and…
    November 11, 2020

    PART 42 – VALUING THE KNOWLEDGE IN A DIFFICULT ENVIRONMENT

    Are we ready to understand and place value on the qualities of Allah? How do we value the knowledge that…
    August 27, 2020

    A MOTHER’S MARRIAGE ADVICE TO HER DAUGHTER

    A snippet for you to think about. There are certain things that are key to a happy marriage, regardless of…
    September 7, 2020

    14. A CONTINUOUS TRIAL

    A true journey of iman is dotted with trials and obstacles, all designed to test our sincerity and belief in…
    August 26, 2020

    HONEY

    And your Lord inspired to the bee, "Take for yourself among the mountains, houses, and among the trees and [in]…
    July 1, 2020

    THE PURPOSE OF RAMADAN

    Someone once sent out a question on why we fast during Ramadan.
    September 7, 2020

    10.VICTORY AND PATIENCE

    The real application for patience is patience for obedience to Allah, and the mirror image of that, which is patience…
    September 7, 2020

    SOME LIFE CHANGING ADVICE PART 1

    THE ADVICE I WISH I HAD RECEIVED YEARS AGO … It is so enriching to speak with some people, and…
    September 7, 2020

    CARING FOR THE ELDERLY

    Imagine that you get old or ill, and you need care, but you find yourself neglected by your loved ones…
    September 2, 2020

    THE COMPANIONS OF THE GARDEN

    According to some reports, the story most likely takes place in Saba or Yemen. Historians have different theories as to…
    October 23, 2020

    RAMADAN – COMPASSION AND CARING

    Fasting as an institution for the purification of the soul is common to all the divine religions (Judaism, Christianity and…
    September 7, 2020

    WHO ARE YOUR FRIENDS – PART 1

    Companionship is a basic requirement for human beings, and can arise from family ties, social connections or marriage. Allah in…

    Daily Hadith

    Reported by Abu Hurairah (RA): The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “The upper hand is better than the lower one (i.e., the spending hand is better than the receiving hand); and begin (charity) with those who are under your care; and the best charity is that which given out of surplus; and he who asks (Allah) to help him abstain from the unlawful and the forbidden, Allah will fulfill his wish; and he who seeks self-sufficiency will be made self-sufficient by Allah”.
    [Al-Bukhari].

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