Far Beyond My Comprehension

Far Beyond My Comprehension

What are the imperceptible facts of our lives — the facts that are part and parcel of our lives and yet, we are either heedless or unaware of them? The purpose of this article is to highlight those facts on the basis…
Beautiful Names of Allah part1

Asma’ Al-Husna Part 1: ALLAH and AL-RABB

Allah, “It is You We Worship and You We Ask for Help” As we open our ongoing series to illuminate the meanings of Asmâ’ Al- Ḥusna —conventionally translated the “Beautiful Names [of Allah]“—  we focus here on our Creator’s personal name, Allah…
Tiny Steps Toward A Big Journey

Tiny Steps Toward A Big Journey

ONE OF THE first pictures our children identify is that of the Ka‘bah. There it is: A black cube. Simplistic in taste. Overwhelming in presence. Surrounded by a sea of people clad in white. This is Allah’s House, our children know. My…

Why Scholars Disagree (1)

AS ALL MUSLIMS know, through their understanding of the Quran and the Sunnah, the dîn of Allah is the religion of Truth. Implicitly, this proposition entails that the Prophet ﷺ has left us a complete, comprehensive explanation of the religion; thus, no further explanation…

Why Parents Choose Islamic Day Schools

Why do parents choose Islamic day schools for their children? To answer this question, it helps to first consider the macro level, by which I mean the social and religious context in which Muslim families live. In North America, the Muslim population…
Only Allah Can Judge Me

Only Allah Can Judge Me!

“Only Allah Can Judge Me!”  This phrase is thrown around quite often, mostly by those wanting to find a loophole to justify their questionable actions. In a time where there is an explosion of knowledge on the Internet and many people are…