“What we get out of this infinite ocean of light, glory and blessing that the Qur’an is, is not a function of the ocean now lapping at our faces and at our souls, it is a function, rather, of the ...
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 ...
Muslims have writers.
And Muslims have speakers. I like to call them Speech Givers.
Just like everyone else does -- all the non-Muslims of the world included.
I am guilty on both counts. Except that when it comes to speech giving, I am ...
Allah's path is clear -- and straight. And that path is the path of the Qur'an. It is the Qur'an. Allah did not put any crookedness in it. [...]
In Islam, actions matter. So do the intentions that drive them.
There is a beautiful Hadith that puts this in perspective.
Hadith means the words of Prophet Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam, that history has documented as faithfully, accurately and thoroughly as ...
Here is a simple point I submit to Muslims for their kind consideration: Please, please, carefully examine your motives with regard to everything you do.
That is, whenever you set out to do something -- anything, whether it is small or ...
If you are a Muslim, you operate under certain constraints. Often you don’t have some of the luxuries and freedoms others may claim.
For example, others may do things to impress and to feel good. Muslims must do things proceeding from ...
“To the children of the good people who have decided to work for Allah, here is something I want to say to them: Work hard to move your own lives and this work forward.
Do not use this work as a means ...
"Islam says Muslims must be clean. But how clean is clean?
It is fair to say that Islam wrote the last word on cleanliness. Bathe and wash your dead thoroughly, says Islam, before you bury them.
Muslims refer to this last bath ...
"Here is a small secret about the world.
When an element of truth comes before people -- Kalimatu Haqq as the Hadith calls it -- some people leap to embrace it.
They are the ones whose hearts and minds have been opened by ...
“Of course, we must ask Allah all the time – for everything, no matter how small or routine it may be, just like the Hadith says. But at the same time, here is something important we all must learn: Rather ...
“Those who look for God shall find him.
Provided they look for him hard enough and well enough and seriously enough.
And those that seek the truth in this world shall find it.
For, that is God’s way in his world.
They are sincere;
Message for Eidul Ad-haa
“My message for this Eidul Ad-haa is a simple one.
When Muslims and their small and big leaders proceed to slaughter and sacrifice their camels, sheep, goats and cows, I suggest they ask the following question of themselves: To what ...
“When some rich people think we are after them for their wealth, here is what we say to them: Go home, give all your money away to someone else, or put it all safely away in a “Lockbox,” as former ...
“Our work is not about 'Helping Out’ or 'Running Errands’ for the big boys, even though help is always needed and most welcome. Our work is really about 'Taking Charge’ of Allah’s Deen, Islam, and 'Working Day and Night’ to Become ...
When Muslims meet, as they should, they talk.
And they talk and talk and talk some more.
Little do they realize that they will answer to God Almighty for every word they utter.
And meetings are good. For meetings, done right, could be ...