Handling Hate Like The Prophet

Handling Hate Like The Prophet

THE TIDE OF Islamophobia is rising and it seems like nothing short of a miracle will stop it. Mosques around the world are being burned down. Muslims are being attacked on the streets. Islamophobes are slandering the Prophet with impunity, fomenting fear…

Modern and Religious, Mutually Exclusive?

"Being modern by definition is a pretty broad and vague concept. It can mean many things to many people. And it should. Because isn’t that what we are striving for in modern times: the acceptance of everyone’s narrative? The representation and validation…

Learning About Hajj From Hajji’s

"The fifth pillar of Islam conjures up mixed feelings. And for me these feelings have produced a level of obsession that pushes me to dissect, analyze, and intimately understand the Hajj before I undertake the journey. But reading about the rituals alone…

A Greener Ramadan: A Brighter Future

MANY PEOPLE ASSOCIATE the color green with Islam. The flags of Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia all include the color green. According to the Quran, the people of paradise will wear garments of green silk.[i] And some say the Prophet’s ﷺ favorite color…

Practical Ramadan Tips for New Muslims

"ENTERING INTO MY 15th Ramadan, I feel an excitement building. I am looking forward to the fast of Ramadan and all the amazing things that come with it: growing spiritually, strengthening community ties, coming nearer to Allah, and much more. However, it…
The Fitna of Mistreating Women

The Fitna of Mistreating Women

A test is meant to determine who the tested really is. It is not a comment on the thing by which we are tested. Children are not considered inherently evil. But how well we treat our children and whether we allow our…