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  • The Mother's Absence and Its Effect on Children

    Allah, The Exalted, Says (what means): {So We restored him to his mother that she might be content and not grieve and that she would know that the Promise of Allah is true. But most of the people do not know.} [Quran 28:13] This verse refers to the mother of Moosa (Moses), may Allah exalt his mention, when his sister put him into the river and his.. More

  • Building a Happy Home - II

    The wife’s role in maintaining the marital home and living with kindness A Muslim woman should know that happiness, affection and mercy can only be achieved when she preserves her chastity, adheres to her religion, knows her rights and does not exceed them, and obeys her husband as he is her protector and maintainer. A wife should fulfill her.. More

  • Building a Happy Home - I

    We all seek happiness, rest, stability and peace of mind, and we want to avoid the causes of misery, worry and disturbance -- especially at home and within the family. This can only be achieved by believing in Allah, The Almighty, Alone, relying on Him, entrusting one’s affairs to Him as well as utilizing all lawful means. Importance of Establishing.. More

  • Beware of Fake Hijab

    Many young women who are said to be adhering to Hijab (Islamic covering for women) are not actually wearing the real Hijab. They assign fanciful names to disobedience and thus, call the fake Hijab the real Hijab, and call disobedience as obedience. The enemies of the Islamic awakening endeavored to eliminate Hijab during its formative years by oppressing.. More

  • The Dangers of Contraceptives

    This is a message to Muslim men and women who love Allah, The Almighty, and His Messenger and the practice of what He revealed to His selected and noble Messenger, Muhammad ibn ‘Abdullaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the trusted and honest Messenger, which includes abstention from all forbidden and doubtful things. This message is advice.. More

  • The balancing act: work and home

    In this day and age, we see more and more Muslim women entering the world of work. Sometimes this is out of necessity; sometimes it is due to the woman’s need to contribute to society in some way or to use the knowledge and skills that she has acquired. In other instances, it is due to the wishes of a spouse, parent, or other family members... More

  • Mary: An Inspiration for All Times

    Many non-Muslims get surprised when they hear Muslims speak of their respect and love of Mary, the mother of Jesus, may Allaah exalt their mention. Revering Mary and believing in Jesus, her son, as a Messenger of God—and not His son—is an essential part of the Muslim faith. The Quran portrays Mary as a very devout woman whose belief in.. More

  • Warning against despair of the Mercy of Allah

    By Dr. Mustafa Al-‘Adawi One should never despair of the Mercy of Allah because this is a grave major sin. Allah, The Almighty, Says (what means): • {And who despairs of the Mercy of his Lord except for those astray?} [Quran 15: 56] • {Indeed, no one despairs of relief from Allah except the disbelieving people.} [Quran 12:87] In.. More

  • Social Relations of the Family

    Carefulness and Moderation; Amity and Dutifulness Although the family is an independent entity that has its unique characteristics, needs and traits, it is, at the same time, an entity in a large set of adjoining waves of families and individuals. No particular family is alone in the arena; rather, it is effected by and interacts with anything that.. More

  • Be What You Want Your Child To Be

    These are words that should be addressed to parents and mentors in order to achieve a general benefit: Whoever likes his child to be something, should first be that something. Be a positive role model: Dear parent, your child is attached to you. You are his role model and leader and the basic moral benchmark on which he depends in all that he does... More

  • It’s all in a hug

    Kids aren't mind readers, but they are capable of reading our body language When we hear about the tragedies in the world, or about all of the people and children hurt in the worn-torn countries found all around the world; the millions of children who are starving to death or dying of illnesses ...we each should be much, much more thankful to our Creator.. More

  • Follow their Footprints

    There have been people who insisted on leaving their imprints on life, and this is why history has immortalized their mention. They formed the civilization of their Ummah (nation); their renaissance became a source of goodness and light for the entire world, and they were the lanterns which lit the way for the West during their age of darkness. Al-Hasan.. More

  • To win the satisfaction of your Lord

    Praising Ismaa‘eel (Ishmael), may Allah exalt his mention, Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {And mention in the Book Ismaa‘eel (Ishmael). Indeed, he was true to his promise, and he was a messenger and a prophet. And he used to enjoin on his people prayer and Zakah and His Lord was satisfied with him.} [Quran 19: 54-55] Do you want your.. More

  • Curing Aggressive Behavior in Children

    The process of upbringing is a sublime undertaking, because it helps in the formation and development of the human character. This sublime endeavor requires much effort, patience, perseverance, and wisdom in order to fulfill and carry it out. It becomes more challenging when it deals with solving the psychological problems of children, such as aggressiveness... More

  • Early Childhood: The Best Period to Build Faith

    The early years— we do not exaggerate if we say the early moments— of the child’s life are the best and most important periods to build up the aspects of faith in the child and instill the creed of Tawheed (Islamic Monotheism) and knowing Allah, the Almighty, in him. Therefore, the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, instructed.. More

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