Discusses how and why Muslims should organize conferences, seminars and public get-togethers. Provides instructions on the correct Islamic etiquette and procedures when inviting guest speakers to come and give lectures on these occasions.
A much needed guide on the subject. An ...
When you say you Work for Allah, these should be some of your standards:
When we edit our work for printing, let us say:
If it is not good enough for a textbook for Harvard and Princeton and Stanford, it is not ...
We all have our job cut out for us. We all are required to do what we must.
We have a mandate from God to do what we all must.
We are after all his slaves. And slaves don't have much of ...
Islam is a movement because it begins with one person – an individual – and seeks out the many: all of humanity.
And it does not rest or take a break till its message of love, peace, joy, mercy, happiness, success and ...
When we look at the world around us, it gives us a lot of pain. But that is a sign of a heart that is not dead. Not fully anyway. Dead hearts don't feel anything. They just are dead.
Things are ...
Some of my friends keep referring to Work Ethic. And every time they say that, I wish to think of just one name: Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam.
If ever there was such thing as Work Ethic in this world, it was ...
There is always a time and a place for everything that happens in this world. And often there is a man -- call it an inpidual, for, it could be a man or a woman -- to do it. To ...
With regard to anything -- anything Halal and, in most cases, lawful that is -- when you do a proper professional job with it, you can turn around and call it Islamic.
Because that is what Islam is: Doing things the right ...
Recently, I visited some Muslim websites. Or should I call them "Islamic" sites?
And glanced through a couple of articles, which, I take it, were written by Muslims, even though given the complications of the website format used, I couldn't tell for ...
Those who say they are "Working for Allah!" must internalize the following divine monitoring system on earth:
Islam means working for Allah. That is what Islam means and the Qur'an seems to suggest that very strongly and very clearly.
As a result, ...
If you are a Muslim, you must always Play to Win.
And win fair and square, following all the accepted rules and norms.
Not participating in the Game of Life is not an option for you, if you are a Muslim.
Nor can ...
Those of us who think we are “Working for Allah” like to feel good. And every once in a while, every human being, rich or poor, good or bad, could do with a little bit of feeling good.
And from time ...
Here is a bit of general advice to you all. Not that you have to take it; or read it in the first place; or pay any attention to it once you read it.
Yet, all those caveats notwithstanding, here is ...
In Heaven, and everywhere, perfection belongs to Allah, God Almighty. And no human being can aspire to it or attain it.
The mere contemplation of the attribute of perfection with regard to anyone other than God Almighty is blasphemy.
This is self-evident.
“Islam is about telling people, not what you think they might like or want to hear, but what, to the best of your knowledge, you believe to be the facts and the truth.
Truth is an Amaanat – a matter of faith ...
“Sometimes I think: How much better our world would be if all of us — Muslim as well as non-Muslim — focused a little bit less on what Muslims do and a little bit more on what Islam really is! ...
When Working for Allah, there are three concerns no one can escape, and no one should feel safe and secure about.