What Does It Mean to be a Muslim Skeptic?

The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, “Whoever loves for the sake of Allah, hates for the sake of Allah, gives for the sake of...

The Hypocrisy of “Islamic Reform”

Sometimes Muslim reformists or Muslims taking on certain reformist positions will cite a rare, unusual classical opinion to support their view. This is, of...

How to Be a Stronger Thinker

One of the things they teach you in academic philosophy is to anticipate the strongest argument of the other side. If you are able...

Nasiha and Its Pitfalls

If you give someone nasihah and you feel offended when he or she doesn't take your advice, then that may be a sign that...

Who Cares About the Kuffar?!

Acceptance is important. As Muslims, we want acceptance from society at large and we seek that. Our attitude should not be: Who cares about...

The Ikhlas of Hate

If you can't get comfortable with people hating you, you will never escape being defined by haters. Just make sure that if you're hated, you're...

Prayer and Intention

If you maintain a good, Godly intention for everything you do, whether it is your job, your quality time with friends and family, your...

Don’t Take It Personally

Sometimes you meet a person and you just don't get along. You might feel that the person doesn't like you or is cold towards...

Take What You Can of Ramadan

Allah gives some of us a lot of time for worship in Ramadan and He gives others less time due to their work and...

Death By Ego

Make a list of the people you have distanced yourself from or you don't want to have anything to do with or you feel...

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