We all want to be successful, and we want it for our kids as well. But what is success really? Is success in becoming rich? Is that success? Or is it in having a high class job? Is it in being respected by people? What about becoming a celebrity? Then what about those who … More The Most Important Thing
When you think about it, the parents and the child start off as strangers. But even before knowing our own children we already love them, and they love us. Then we grow and learn from each other. Imagine walking into someone else’s home, but they share it with you. And they pay for your basic … More Respecting our Parents
Don’t we want to share the gifts we have? Only a stingy and selfish person wouldn’t want to share with others, the gift that Allah shared with him. Allah says in the Quran: وَمَا لَكُمْ أَلَّا تُنفِقُوا فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّـهِ وَلِلَّـهِ مِيرَاثُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ And why do you not spend in the cause of Allah … More Give From What you Love
How can we better ourselves so that Allah loves us? Allah tells us in the Quran: قُلْ إِن كُنتُمْ تُحِبُّونَ اللَّـهَ فَاتَّبِعُونِي يُحْبِبْكُمُ اللَّـهُ وَيَغْفِرْ لَكُمْ ذُنُوبَكُمْ ۗ وَاللَّـهُ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ Say, [O Muhammad], “If you should love Allah, then follow me, [so] Allah will love you and forgive you your sins. And Allah is Forgiving and … More How do we Gain Allah’s LOVE?
How much does Allah SWT do for us? He gives us life, good health, beautiful homes. He promises us eternal paradise where we can live forever and have whatever our hearts desire. Even a person in a horrible state in this life still receives countless blessings from Allah. Like having a mind, having relief from … More Allah’s Mercy
Happiness. It’s what everyone seems to be chasing. Is it possible to attain complete happiness in this world? Where should we look? Where can we find it? These are questions with seemingly no answers. What’s clear is that happiness cannot come from material gains. There is actually a way to achieve happiness in this world … More How to Attain Happiness
بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Last time we focused on the angels’ relationship with Allah, now we’ll talk about their relationship with us! They Blow Life into the People and Write their Future Allah has no need for angels, but has chosen to use angels to do His commands. Perhaps this is to show His might … More Belief in Allah’s Angels (4)
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم والصلاة والسلام على رسول الأمين نبينا محمد و على آله وصحابته أجمعين Assalaamu Alaykum, Our kids deserve to be illuminated by the light of Islam. It should be our main focus when we strive to make them better people. This light will guide them along their path in this life and … More Top 5 ways your kids will LOVE Islam!
What is the Muslim Cartoon industry missing? The common problem is a lack of funding. The cartoons themselves will never be mainstream, so getting them on mainstream TV is not a likely solution. TV itself is dying out, and more and more people watch online anyways, so TV is not the future either way. What … More Where are the Muslim Cartoons?
بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Last time we focused on the angels’ qualities. Today insha Allah we will focus on angels’ relationship with Allah. They constantly worship Allah The angels are in constant worship to Allah alone. They pray to him, they make hajj, they make sujood (prostration), they obey his commands and so on. وَلَهُ … More Belief in Allah’s Angels (3)