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What is Fasting?

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Imam Messages

11th of May 2018

What is Fasting?

What is Fasting? Fasting is called sawm in the Qur’an. The word sawm literally means “to abstain”. According to Shari ‘ah, the word sawm means to abstain from all those things that are forbidden during fasting from the break of dawn to the sunset, and to do this with the intention of fasting. Purpose of […]


Good News for Sinners (2)

  Many people assume wealth is measured by how much money one has; Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), however, offers an entirely different perspective. Abu Hurayrah R) reported that the Messenger (PBUH) said, “Wealth is not the abundance of [material] possessions; wealth is self-contentment.” (Bukhari & Muslim)            The aforementioned Hadeeth explicitly teaches us that the key to gaining […]


Good News for Sinners 1

As people drown in shameful sins willfully, they usually come to the point of getting bored of the life of sin that makes them feel unworthy and unsatisfied, no matter how comfortable their life may seem. They desire to start a meaningful life that is full of purity and enlightenment. However, they hear their hearts beat with […]


Al-‘Ihsaan – Good Citizenship

A topic we have addressed in our past few khutbas is one that touches each and every one of us and that is the construct of ‘ihsaan, seeking excellence, as defined to us by our beloved Prophet Muhammad (S) in the following Hadeeth related by Abu Ya’la Shaddad bin Aws (R), “Verily Allah has prescribed […]


10th of May 2018

Between Muslims and Christians

In light of the dinner initiated by the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago honoring his eminence Cardinal Francis George on April 2, 2014, I wanted to share these thoughts that I hope will lay a foundation of understanding the relationship between the people of both faiths from an Islamic perspective: Thou shall know […]


5 Habits of Good Listeners

One of the main reasons behind ruined relations is “poor listening.” Therefore, if you would like to develop better relations with your spouse, child, friend or colleague, you need to work on being a better listener. In this article, I will illustrate five habits which are integral part to communication skills.      1)   Listen […]


Marriage

Marriage What 30 years of counseling Muslim Couples Taught me? By Sh Jamal Said As Muslims, it is incumbent upon us to make every effort to meet each life transition we embark on with careful consideration and preparation relying first and foremost on Allah (SWT) and the guidance He has provided us in His Book […]


The Ever-Penitents

The need for the closeness to Allah is a necessity because faith is the most precious thing to our hearts, and life, with all its hardships, cannot be tolerated without this closeness. This is where the ever-penitent people are seen demonstrating their faith, rising to be among the chosen ones for such an honorable level […]


Ramadan: An Investment you can’t Forgo!

Assalamu Alaikum and Ramadan Mubarak, We praise Allah (SWT) for bestowing upon us yet another opportunity to witness and reap the innumerable benefits of Ramadan, the month of the Quran and al-Motahir, the purifier of sins, as our blessed Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, referred to it. Its days are the best of […]


4th of May 2018

أعمال العشر من ذي الحجة

اعلموا ـ عباد الله ـ أن الله قد شرع لنا أزمنة فاضلة تضاعف فيها الحسنات وتفتح فيها أبواب الرحمات ،يتفضل الله بها على عباده بمضاعفة الأعمال الصالحة، ويعطيهم على القليل الكثير، يغفر فيها للمستغفرين، ويتوب فيها على عباده المؤمنين، ويجيب السائلين. هذه الأزمنة تكرر من عام إلى عام،  ومن وقت إلى آخر، منها شهر رمضان، […]