Is Islam Relevant?

Is Islam relevant? How is Islam relevant to my life? These are questions I was asked recently. I proceeded to give an answer in terms...

When Allah Calls You

"And when My servants ask you, , concerning Me - indeed I am near. I respond to the invocation of the supplicant when he...

When Practicality is a Non-Factor

When we look at the state of the world and, more importantly, the state of our own selves, it is easy to get overwhelmed....

Knowledge of Annihilation Increases Iman

The atheist points to the existence of pain, suffering, and destruction and argues that there is no God. But this emotional tactic does not faze...

Your Decision is Imminent

No matter who you are, where you are from, your level of piety, your level of knowledge of deen, at some point in this...

Prosperity and Misery in Divine Decree

Sa'd narrated that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: 'From (the signs of) the son of Adam's prosperity is his satisfaction with what Allah decreed...

How To Be Consistent with Prayer

Think about this unintuitive statement: Doing something 100% of the time is easier than doing it 90% of the time. Think about prayer. If...

Apostasy: Jumping Off the Ark

Increasingly, we all know people who have either decisively left Islam or have essentially left Islam for all intents and purposes without necessarily making...

It’s Rude To Talk About God

The tragedy is that you can't talk about God with people nowadays without looking like an alien from another planet. To bring it up is...

Knowing that Islam is the Truth

When someone denies that Islam is the truth and the only acceptable religion to God Almighty, to me it is as if they are...

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Election Aftermath: Advice for My UK Brothers and Sisters from a Yankee Muslim

The Conservatives have won and now you face the aftermath. I believe that your situation mirrors the situation of US Muslims after Trump's win...

Greeting and Congratulating Non-Muslims on Their Holidays: Halal or Haram?

One of the most controversial topics in the US and the West more broadly that is a source of division and confusion among Muslims...

The 7 Ways Some Muslim Men Contribute to Immodesty from Muslim Women

Note: This was originally posted on Facebook, but Facebook deemed it "hate speech" and deleted it. What is hateful about the below? This is...

No, Muslim Women Don’t Need Careers To Be Empowered

We have some voices in the western Muslim community, both online and in real life, with well-intentioned but ultimately vacuous ideas about Muslim women,...

How to Explain Halloween to Your Muslim Children

Starting around the beginning of October, my kids started seeing Halloween decorations popping up on people's front lawns and Halloween costumes at the grocery...

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Without guidance from Allah, human beings are so utterly confused and their best ideas are replete with contradiction. I don't think Bernie is the worst...

How Western NGOs Use Aid to Attack Islam and Re-Engineer Muslim Society

Are NGOs that support poor Muslims a good thing for us? Last summer, I traveled to Harvard to study the practice of sustainable development under...