What Children Are Missing Today

There is practical parenting advice in this article. But there is also a point of theological relevance. "And that's the paradox of discipline. It's as...

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...

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Is Islamic Gender Separation a Sign of Backwardness?

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