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Beware Those Who Reject Refugees

Do you want to know a hadith that perfectly captures the refusal of some countries, like the US, to accept refugees? Take a minute...

Put Adopting an Orphan on the List of Life Goals

“The one who cares for an orphan and myself will be together in Paradise like this,” and the Prophet ? joined his index finger...

Do Not Surrender to Sins

"Alongside that, be keen on not surrendering to other sins, even if there is one sin you constantly commit and cannot get yourself to...

In Islam, Reason Bolsters Faith, Not Destroys It

Muslims never accepted that having faith, much less radiant faith, meant shutting off your mind. To the contrary, reflection and thought bolsters faith, enriches...

Does Resisting Temptation Make You Strong or Weak?

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “Opposing desires will allow the servant to acquire strength in his body, his heart, and his speech. Some of the righteous...

Fish Worship

The fish choruses are detected around sunrise and sunset. "The seven heavens and the earth and all that is therein, glorify Him and there is...

Tyranny and Liberalism

"Lowering the gaze is an exercise in resistance. Fasting in the summer and getting up for Fajr are exercises in doing disliked things (no...

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...

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...

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