Why we need God

Why do we need the Creator in our lives? If you are reading this, then it means that you are a seeker for the truth. Many people question whether there is indeed a Creator. And if there is, then how do we know that the Creator exists? If you are wondering this, then think of… Continue reading Why we need God

What should we do when things do not go that well?

The solution is simple, for Verse 2:155 of Surat Al Baqarah concludes "..... but give good tidings to the patient". Hence, the Qur’an has already told us the attitude to adopt when hardship falls upon us. With patience, we have demonstrated that our love of and trust in Allah outstrips the love of the things… Continue reading What should we do when things do not go that well?

Lowering our standards.

We have become so insecure of our Muslim values and teachings, that often, when dealing with non Muslims, we are eager to find a common denominator to coax them to relate to us. Unfortunately, many of us look for the lowest common denominator which does not symbolize anything of Islam. There are many Muslims who… Continue reading Lowering our standards.

ISLAM IS FROM THE INSIDE OUT,NOT THE OUTSIDE IN

As a child, and even into my adulthood, I was brought up to believe that all one needs to do to enter Paradise is to become a Muslim. This meant, from an academic understanding, to accept a certain belief system (the Islamic pillars of faith, such as the belief in God and His scriptures); solemnized… Continue reading ISLAM IS FROM THE INSIDE OUT,NOT THE OUTSIDE IN

How to start over after a life of sins?

People are difficult sometimes. Right? If you had an argument with someone, and then you try to talk to them again, you’ll feel like things are not the same anymore. They might not meet you with the same open arms and complete acceptance like before. And if you had several problems or downfalls with the… Continue reading How to start over after a life of sins?

Dealing with Hardships the very best way!

Dealing with Hardship Some people might think: “why do I have to be patient in the first place? Why can’t matters just get resolved immediately? Isn’t this easy for Allah to do? Why can’t He do it now? Why the suffering? Why does He have to put me through this?” There are many ways to… Continue reading Dealing with Hardships the very best way!