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The biggest enemy of Muslims is….Muslims

As a father, nothing is more painful than seeing our Muslim children around the world suffering. We see the Syrians, Palestinians, Iraqi, Afghani – slaughtered and their blood streaming into rivers. However, as I sat watching, listening and reading the many many condemnations of the Israeli atrocities against our brethren …

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The Best of…

The Prophet (Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasalaam) said: “The best of the Muslims is he from whose hand and tongue the Muslims are safe.” (Muslim) “The best of people are those with the most excellent character.” (Tabarâni, Sahîh)  “The best of marriages are the easiest ones.” (Abu Dâwûd, Sahîh)  “The best prayers …

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Who was Valentine? Why is this day observed?

What is it and where did it come from? Consider Valentine’s Day, a day that after dying out a well deserved death in most of Europe (but surviving in Britain and United States) has suddenly started to emerge across a good swath of Muslim countries. Who was Valentine? Why is …

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Being Positive

Shaykh Zahir Mahmood A famous writer was in his study room. He picked up his pen and started writing: **Last year, I had a surgery and my gall bladder was removed. I had to stay stuck to the bed due to this surgery for a long time. **The same year …

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Ummi! ( My Beloved Mother )

O my Sister! “When last did you, as a mother have a decent discussion with your child, or when was the last time you as a daughter, conversed with your mother?” You may be already giving yourself a pat on the back, all excited that you will receive full marks …

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The “NEED” of the Hour

Friday 16:10: “Oh No, Only 20 minutes left to pick up the kids from madrasah. Oh Gosh! Tomorrow is another crazy Saturday morning with them at home”, groaned mum. Friday 16:40 (after madrasah): “Yesss, it’s weekend again. Tomorrow we can hook up with the gang at the mall. Maybe, we …

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Who is your first love?

  “Love is marriage, children and dealing with problems. Not making out and stupid status updates. Love comes later.” We posted this recently and asked people to share with us their reflections on love. What readers did not know was that these are the words of a 17 year old …

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Why Me?

A sign of perfect belief is when one is happy with his Lord in good times, as well as bad times. Both these conditions should be equal to a true believer. If they are not, this is a sign of hypocrisy: hypocrisy in the sense of “when the going is …

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Never Lose Hope

  الحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين All Praises are for Allah and Peace and Blessings upon the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam, his family and his companions. Allah, The Exalted Said: وَلَنَبْلُوَنَّكُم بِشَيْءٍ مِّنَ الْخَوْفِ وَالْجُوعِ وَنَقْصٍ مِّنَ الْأَمْوَالِ …

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