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Our Tongues and a World of Choices

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30th of May 2013

Our Tongues and a World of Choices

Our Tongues and a World of Choices The tongue is one of the most important organs of our body for it relates to our responsible status toward God called “Takleef” in Arabic. The most important function of our tongue is to utter words, but the choices we make in such words decide who we are […]


I Bear Witness

 I Bear Witness Al Shahadah[1] means that a person has witnessed through knowledge and faith the truth behind life. It is the conclusion about what identifies you as a human in your notions about life and the purpose of existence. It is of two parts; one is to believe that there is no god but […]


The Most Comprehensive Verse in the Quran

Brothers and Sisters, Let us take this opportunity to reflect on a single verse from the Book of Allah. He (SWT) states in Surat An-Nahal, “Indeed, Allah orders justice and kindness and giving to relatives and forbids shameful acts and evil deeds and transgression. He admonishes you that perhaps you will be reminded.” (16:90) Ibn […]


Heaven (Part 1)

Heaven (Part 1) Understanding Heaven Heaven is the residence of luxury where Allah (SW) from His mercy rewards His servants on the Day of Judgment.  Many names were mentioned in the Quran about Heaven, including the following: Al Husna; Allah (SW) said, “And to each, God has promised great goodness” 4:95. Al Ghurfa; Allah (SW) […]


Welcoming a Generous Guest

Welcoming a Generous Guest Only several weeks ago, the Masjid was overflowing with those seeking to benefit from the blessed month of Ramadan, worshipping Allah through prayer, fasting, and offering charity and good works. Allah (SWT), through His vast generosity, has blessed His servants with yet another opportunity to gain His mercy and forgiveness. In […]


Muslims and Illness

Muslims and Illness The Spiritual Understanding: Muslims believe that their main purpose in life is to worship God at all times. Allah said: {and [know that] I have not created [either] jinn or human beings but to [know and] worship Me [alone]} 51:56. God promised His servants that if they connect to Him during times […]


Understanding the Term “Haram” or Forbidden Part 1

Understanding the Term “Haram” or Forbidden  Part One Looking at the way our community uses the term “Haram”, we cannot ignore that there is a sort of abuse in the use of the term. The abuse comes in two forms. One is that some people throw this term at anything they consider improper in their […]


Understanding the Term “Haram” or Forbidden Part 2

Understanding the Term “Haram” or Forbidden  (Part Two) No need for unlawful matters There are enough permissible or “halal” things to substitute for unlawful ones. This is a concept that should rest in the heart of every believer. All that God declared unlawful was substituted by the presence of something which is healthy, lawful and […]


13th of January 2013

Pilgrimmage (Hajj)

Pilgrimmage (Hajj) – The Journey of a Lifetime The annual pilgrimage to Makkah – the Hajj – is an obligation only for those who are physically and financially able to perform it. Nevertheless, about two million people go to Makkah each year from every corner of the globe, providing a unique opportunity for those of […]