Growing up, I had to unlearn more than learn. Unfortunately, what all I had learnt all my life was biddah, shirk or plain kufr. It was very overwhelming and confusing as to what is right and wrong. It was very difficult to discern right from wrong. Everything we did was wrong. We did wrong wudhu … Continue reading Please teach your kids the correct religion.
I present to you my thoughts regarding polygamy in Islam. Why can't you share your husband? Allah(swt) says in the Holy Quran : And if you fear that you will not deal justly with the orphan girls, then marry those that please you of [other] women, two or three or four. But if you fear … Continue reading Why can’t we share our husbands?
Originally written for Ayeina. How to get your duas answered? There are several articles online, that list all conditions/requirements to get our prayers answered. In this article, I will write what has perhaps not already been written about and points I include from my personal experience. In sha … Continue reading 10 proven tips to get your duas answered.
"A Cat and Mouse Pact" by Nayera Salam is a cute little book for kids. Cat and Mouse stories are a plenty but this story is different. The illustrations by Teresa Abboud are colorful and pleasing to the eyes. Children will surely enjoy the lively pictures. The book has a solid, well-defined story line replete … Continue reading Book Review: A Cat and Mouse Pact.
Nightly News With Safa. Sometimes, just one book, one lesson, one story can change a person’s life. That's why we should never underestimate the power of books and stories, especially for children. I got the opportunity to read "A nightly news with Safa" by Helal Musleh. It's the story of a girl called Safa who … Continue reading Book Review: Nightly news with Safa.
"Say Bismillah and Allah will always help you." "Bismillah Little Leyla" is an illustrated islamic book for children with an aim to instill in Muslim kids, the habit of saying bismillah before doing anything. The author is Qura Abid and the illustrator is Mona Ismail. I like the concept and the message it conveyed. The … Continue reading Book Review : Bismillah Little Leyla.
Motivation to do household chores for Muslimah homemakers in the light of Quran and Sunnah. In this age of women empowerment; career oriented women, financially independent women, entrepreneurial women, professional women; the modest homemaking sister may feel a little humbled. She may feel intimidated and this may result in losing interest in her household duties. … Continue reading Best motivating tips for Muslim Homemakers!
I hope by the end of this article you realize the importance of reading Ayat-al-Kursi and three Quls for your protection against Satan. Our moms tell us to recite ayat ul kursi before going to bed and we do it religiously, albeit blankly. Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) ordered me to guard the Zakat … Continue reading The power of Ayat-Al-Kursi, Surah Ikhlas, Falaq and Naas.
Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the son of Adam recites the verses of prostration and he prostrates, Satan withdraws and he weeps and he says: Woe to me! The son of Adam was commanded to prostrate and he prostrated so he will have Paradise, but … Continue reading Make Shaytan cry!
What does Islam say about small acts of kindness? Read on.. Allah(swt) says in the Holy Quran : 1. Have you seen the one who denies the Recompense? 2. For that is the one who drives away the orphan 3. And does not encourage the feeding of the poor. 4. So woe to those … Continue reading Small acts of kindness in Islam with 10 examples.