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Ramadan: A Time to Attain Taqwa

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30th of April 2018

Ramadan: A Time to Attain Taqwa

Ramadan: A Time to Attain Taqwa by Sh. Jamal Said Dear Brothers and Sisters, Allah’s favor has descended upon us as He has selected us to witness His month this year. Its days are the best of all days, nights the best of all nights, and hours the best of all hours. Mere breathing and […]


11th of January 2018

My Beloved Son

Many centuries ago, a father gave a valuable piece of advice to his son. Frequently, Muslims study the first verses of Luqman’s advice and his son’s dialogue without paying close attention to the second part of the passage. Thus, I would like to take this opportunity to discuss the wisdom embedded in these two verses. […]


Essential Disciplines for Spiritual Maturity

Brokenness and Breakthrough Once upon a time, the different kinds of birds gathered to select a king to rule over them. They agreed that the phoenix that lived far away was the bird that genuinely deserved to be the king. Their deep yearnings motivated them to start a long journey to reach the king and […]


10th of January 2018

Guard your Gains

  “And do not consume one another’s wealth unjustly or send it [in bribery] to the rulers so that [they might aid] you [to] consume a portion of the wealth of the people in sin, while you know [it is unlawful]” (Quran 2:188). This verse comes immediately after a lengthy description of fasting and the […]


14th of December 2017

The Power of Gratitude: Part1

Why We Thank Allah In his magnificent, spacious palace, Harun al-Rasheed was sitting with Ibn al-Sammak, one of the most pious scholars of his time. Suddenly, Harun felt thirsty and asked one of his servants to bring him a cup of water. As Harun was about to drink, Ibn al-Sammak wanted to use this opportunity […]


11th of December 2017

Beauty as Revelation

  BEAUTY DEFIES ATHEISM AND IGNITES FAITH “Who created the heavens and the earth and sent down, for you, from the sky, water with which We grow gardens of joyous beauty which you could not [otherwise] have grown their trees? Is there another god besides God? No! But they are people who ascribe equals to […]


1st of August 2017

Practicing Contentment

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


1st of November 2014

No Fear, No Wall

“No Fear, No Wall” The Need for having Hope and Building Bridges    Last month was very eventful. The U.S. President signed an executive order preventing travelers and refugees from 7 majority-Muslim countries, with the exception of minorities under persecution, from entering the United States. Regardless of the legal wording of the order, many observers […]


The Power of Gratitude (2)

Many of us have frequently exclaimed: “al-hamdulillah!” (Praise and thanks are due to Allah)following something good that happened in our life. Is this the only way gratitude is supposed to be expressed? Do feel grateful only for the good? If the answer is “yes,” then we have a very narrow meaning of gratitude? Anyone can […]


8th of February 2014

And Do Not Conceal Testimony

My message to you is an urgent reminder of the importance of giving testimony in Islam and the gravity of bearing witness to what is true and just. This advice comes in light of a tragic rise in our community’s unresolved conflicts rooted in bearing false testimonies. These testimonies destroy livelihoods, marriages, and families. Allah […]