The Importance of good companionship

Choosing and having good companions is extremely important for many reasons and from many aspects. 1. Mankind cannot live alone; every individual must live and interact with others, and when interacting with others, one either influences or is himself influenced. 2. Those people whom you sit with and take as friends are inevitably from one [...]

2017-12-30T08:35:17+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

How children receive Ramadan

Laying down the book I looked up at Tessniem. "OK, so what are we going to do this Ramadan?" Her cheerful face lit up. "Paint the windows." Looking at my pretty white sheers I forced my head to nod. "OK, what else do we do during Ramadan?" Omar jumped off the couch… "Not eat, ah, [...]

2017-12-30T08:35:24+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

What does Ramadan mean to our children?

What does Ramadan mean to our children? What wonderful benefits do our children get from Ramadan? Like sponges they may only be listening to the long list of "exciting" foods we are going to cook and whom we are going to invite. Sending greeting cards and e-mail invitations. Of course on the top of the [...]

2017-12-30T08:35:33+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

When children lie

        Lying is the intentionally supplying of false information. On the other hand, when a person says something that is untrue, that he actually believes to be true, he has made a mistake. In this case, he may be misguided or uninformed, but not lying. A lot of what a child says [...]

2017-12-30T08:36:47+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

The true faith (Eemaan)

The word, Eemaan literally means, “to know,” “to believe,” to put one’s trust in something or someone.” In Islamic Sharee’ah (legislation), Eemaan means putting one’s entire trust in, and having complete faith in Allah, His Prophet and His message. Therefore, one who puts his entire trust in Allah should not only testify to his faith [...]

2017-12-30T08:36:55+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Marriage and social duties of Muslims

The foremost and fundamental institution of human society is the family unit. A family is established by the coming together of a man and a woman, and their contact brings into existence a new generation. It then produces ties of kinship and community, which gradually develop into a large society. The family is the institution [...]

2017-12-30T08:37:03+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Married life extravagance and stinginess

The following are phrases often heard from one spouse about the other: “My husband is stingy”; “My husband does not buy me my necessities”; “My husband gives money to his family and does not give me anything”; “My wife exaggerates in her spending”; “My wife does not care about saving, nor does she care how [...]

2017-12-30T08:37:10+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

The rights of the husband upon the wife

The rights of the husband upon his wife are greater than the rights of the wife upon her husband for the simple reason that Allah, the Almighty, stated in the Glorious Quran what means: “…And due to the wives is similar to what is expected of them, according to what is reasonable. But the men [...]

2017-12-30T08:37:21+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

The rights of the wife upon her husband

Financial rights The wife is naturally entitled for food, clothing, housing and other related items with expenses to be born by the husband. This natural right has been given by Allah Almighty to the wife based on the following verse from the Glorious Quran (which means): “Mothers may breastfeed their children two complete years for [...]

2017-12-30T08:37:28+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Preparing for puberty

Learn why it is so important to talk to your child about sexuality from an Islamic perspective, and how you can help take the lows out of growing-up. Talking to teenager about sexuality Your child has just turned 11 years old; over time you begin to notice subtle changes in the way that she looks, [...]

2017-12-30T08:37:37+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

A Happy Home

Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And Allah has made for you from your homes a place of rest.}[Quran 16:80] You have told the truth, O our Lord! The home is a place of rest, stability, comfort, reassurance, safety and tranquility, in which we live, and with which we protect ourselves from the heat of [...]

2017-12-30T08:37:45+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|
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