Amending the wife

The household is a huge institution which contains many sub-institutions, like the institution of upbringing, the institution of supplies and food, the institution of social relations, and the institution of entertainment. The wife heads all of these institutions. It is of no significance to try to amend the household without amending the wife, and to [...]

2017-12-30T08:38:01+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Safety tips for Muslim women

As Muslims and their institutions become targets of harassment in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attack, Muslim women, especially those who dress Islamically, have become major targets. Reports of Muslim women being yelled at, threatened, having their Hijabs pulled off and having guns pointed at them have surfaced. It is necessary that the [...]

2017-12-30T08:38:52+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Improper intermingling between sexes

The greatest and most important of all the favors and blessings bestowed by Allah is Islam and the honorable Islamic law, which is derived from the Book of Allah and the Prophetic Sunnah. This Law has outlined all that which is beneficial for mankind in this life and the Hereafter. One of the virtues of [...]

2017-12-30T08:39:41+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Kinship Rights-I

In this article, we will discuss a great and noble duty that Allah The Almighty has made obligatory for spouses. Muslim homes cannot be reformed and love and affection cannot prevail in them unless this duty is perfectly fulfilled in a way that satisfies Allah. Allah The Almighty instructs His slaves to fear Him and [...]

2017-12-30T08:41:11+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Everything in the Universe tends to be Covered

Allah The Almighty safeguarded the Earth with the atmosphere before women lived on it wearing Hijab (Islamic covering). The Earth with its atmosphere; all types of living cells; and all parts of the plants ranging from seeds to fruits – are all covered. A caterpillar starts its life in a cocoon; the skin covers the [...]

2017-12-30T08:41:20+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

A Practical Program for Raising Children

There is no doubt that children are the comfort of one's eyes and a source of happiness. Life becomes pleasant with children on whom one’s hopes are pinned. While the father sees in his children a source of support, aid, and power, the mother sees in them hope, happiness of the heart, and security in [...]

2017-12-30T08:42:13+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Beating the Child

“My children do not listen to anything I say. What should I do? Although I know that it is a wrong method, I usually scold and beat my children. I usually feel angry with them and then with myself. I can not bear this type of life; there must be another solution.” With these words, [...]

2017-12-30T08:42:29+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

The mother of my child

I'm not a mother. But I've been blessed with a great one for almost a quarter century. That's education enough, at least for one thing: Choosing a partner who embodies the top four qualities I believe a mother must have to help their Muslim children, in the words of the Quran (which mean), {"He made [...]

2017-12-30T08:42:47+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Nourish Your Child’s Body and Mind

As parents, we try to protect our children from anything and everything that we feel may harm them. We warn them of the dangers of strangers; we teach them the importance of safety on the playground and during other outdoor activities; we caution them about crossing the street. But how much care and concern do [...]

2017-12-30T08:42:58+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

The Key to Paradise

Imagine: There is a path to Paradise and as we move along the path, with the very first step we find a huge signboard on which the following is written: "Hijab…the key to Paradise." Naturally, in order to gain entry to Paradise, we have to know the merits and characteristics of Hijab (Islamic covering). Hijab [...]

2017-12-30T08:43:07+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Advice for Women from the Prophet

• The Messenger of Allah said: "If a woman performs the five (obligatory) prayers, fasts the month (of Ramadan), maintains her chastity and obeys her husband, it will be said to her (on the Day of Judgment), 'Enter Paradise from whichever gate you like'." [Ibn Hibban] [Al-Albani: Saheeh] • The Messenger of Allah said: "O company [...]

2017-12-30T08:43:15+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|
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