The Logic of Patriarchy

One of the things I never understood about the idea of patriarchy that feminism opposes is this: why would men throughout history across numerous...

Who Are Your Muslim Children Inspired By?

I was sitting on the floor of the living room with two of my kids, the oldest and the youngest. I was doing the...

Ghayrah: A Vital Muslim Trait in Increasing Decline

Sayyidunā Abu Hurayrah radiyallāhu ‘anhu narrates that Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam said: “Indeed Allāh Ta’ālā displays Ghayrah and a believer also experiences and displays...

Teach Your Kids a Muslim Language

My dad always used to say that to know an additional language is to know a whole different world. I was born and raised...

Yet Another Feminist Campaign Against Islam in Algeria

In many ways, the Algerian people are the nation of the Maghreb that most resemble the French. This is not the fault of the...

Advising Those with Same-Sex Desires [Excerpt]

Many within our community incorrectly think that “homosexuals need to be converted to heterosexuality.” This is a mistake because, again, we do not have...

Choosing the Right Spouse for the Sake of Allah

Marriage preferences can make a huge difference in changing the orientation of a community. Generally, we know that marrying someone with good deen and...

The Unmatched Sweetness of Hearing Your Child Recite Quran

There is something breathtakingly beautiful about listening to your child recite Quran. Parents, teach your children Quran from a young age. Even if you are...

The Relationship between a Muslim Parent and His Children

One of the most painful moments for a grown child is to realize that his parents are human. Generally, young children look up adoringly at...

Your Kids Are Always Listening: A Funny Story

During a car ride the other day, my husband and I were having a conversation as he drove. He recited some lines from an...