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  • Our Children after Ramadan

    Taamir and Afnaan sat with their parents in the living room having their lunch after Ramadan and ‘Eed had passed. Afnaan said to her father, "My father, why does Ramadan come only once?" The father replied, "I feel that you are attached to this blessed month, Afnaan." Taamir immediately said, "Yes, my father, we were competing.. More

  • Constitution of the Muslim Home

    The Muslim home is based on a number of principles and rules that govern it and regulate life in it. These rules make the Muslim home distinctive as they are derived from the noble Quran, the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the life of the Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, and the life of the Taabi‘oon(the.. More

  • Theft

    Allah The Almighty wants Muslim societies to live in peace and security so that every member would feel secure about his life, honor and wealth. Thus, Islam prohibits aggression against people's lives, honor and property. Moreover, Islam has also made them part of the five necessary things that must be preserved, namely: religion, mind, life, offspring.. More

  • Controlling Anger: An Essential Skill for Educators - II

    Keep your energy for construction not destruction: If a person does not control himself in critical situations and surrenders to the dictates of anger and strong agitation, he will find himself consuming an enormous quantity of his inner energy, which is supposed to be exploited in the process of construction, education, teaching, constructive dialogue,.. More

  • Controlling Anger: An Essential Skill for Educators - I

    A US TV channel presented a series on the views of children on the way in which their parents discipline them. The channel hosted some intelligent children who are able to articulate their views clearly and strongly every week, and in doing so, they would ask them a set of questions. In one of the episodes, a mother listened to her child on the television.. More

  • A Happy Home

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And Allah has made for you from your homes a place of rest.}[Quran 16:80] You have told the truth, O our Lord! The home is a place of rest, stability, comfort, reassurance, safety and tranquility, in which we live, and with which we protect ourselves from the heat of summer and the cold of winter. It is also.. More

  • When there is a Sick Person in Our House

    Illness is a trial from Allah The Almighty, with which He, The Exalted, afflicts whomever He wills from among His servants; to test this person and purify them from any sins. The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: "A pious Muslim's situation is amazing, for it is all good; and this is not for anyone except for the pious Muslim. If he.. More

  • The Company We Choose to Keep

    Allah has blessed me with many wonderful friendships throughout my life. Most have served as a comforting, healing balm that has pulled me through some of the more difficult times of my life. Others have created so much drama and turmoil that I couldn't cut them loose fast enough! I have friendships that have followed me from childhood until now, as.. More

  • Mutual Rights - Good Companionship - III

    One day, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, told ’Aa‘ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, the lengthy Hadeeth of Umm Zar‘, which was narrated by Muslim, may Allah have mercy upon him, and was explained by some scholars in volumes due to its enormous pearls of wisdom and meanings. After the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • Mutual Rights - Good Companionship - II

    4- In disputes and arguments. Living in kindness implies that when a dispute arises between the spouses, the husband should define the points of dispute and explain her mistake to her, if she is the one who is mistaken. This should be done in a way that involves no reproof or scolding, particularly if he wants her to admit something. When she admits,.. More

  • Mutual Rights-Good Companionship - I

    The mutual rights that Allah The Almighty has enjoined on both the spouses represent His utmost justice. There are two major rights. There are two main rights: the right to good companionship, and the right to overnight stay and equal distribution. In this series we will address the first of these rights. First: The right to good companionship Muslims.. More

  • Beating the Child

    “My children do not listen to anything I say. What should I do? Although I know that it is a wrong method, I usually scold and beat my children. I usually feel angry with them and then with myself. I can not bear this type of life; there must be another solution.” With these words, the sighs of the hopeless father who beats his children.. More

  • The mother of my child

    I'm not a mother. But I've been blessed with a great one for almost a quarter century. That's education enough, at least for one thing: Choosing a partner who embodies the top four qualities I believe a mother must have to help their Muslim children, in the words of the Quran (which mean), {"He made her grow in a good manner…"} [Quran.. More

  • The significance of obedience to parents

    Islam builds a family in which prevails mutual respect and care. Parents and children in Islam are bound together by mutual obligations and reciprocal arrangements. Allah Says (what means): “…No mother should be harmed through her child, and no father through his child…” [Quran 2: 233] The Quran has made it compulsory for.. More

  • Why Drugs are Prohibited in Islam

    The objectives of Islam include preserving the religion and the human soul, honor, mind and wealth. Any substance or act that harms any of these five matters is considered unlawful in Islam. The enemies of Islam and humanity have fought against this religion, and have attempted to distance Muslims from their religion using different means. Allah The.. More