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Understand Your Identity and Gain Self Confidence: Art of Connection with Belal Khan

John Hopkins basketball coach was quoted saying, “People often fail because they give up what they want most for what they want now.” The challenge that a lot of us have, especially growing up in the US and the times we live in today...Show More Summary

21 Lessons in Leadership from the Prophet | Part 7

Part 1 | Part 2  | Part 3 | Part 4  | Part 5 | Part 6 Law of Magnetism: Who You Are is Who You Attract The Law of Magnetism states that the people that you will attract into your organization, community or your life is determined by you are. Show More Summary

Reviving the Role of the Masjid | Part 1

Written by Dr. Hatem AlHaj   As the primary religious institution, the masjid has the greatest role in community building, and its success in performing this role is essential for the wellbeing of the community, particularly where Muslims live as minorities. Show More Summary

Sh. Qasim Hatem’s Road From The Rose Bowl To Religion

At the moment he accepted that he was going to die on the cold bathroom tile of his college apartment, a life that had revolved around football for Qasim Hatem found a familiar and yet entirely new focus. In the spring of 2001, Hatem was a 20-year-old defensive lineman at the University of Washington, a […] The post Sh. Show More Summary

New Canadian Law to Declare Polygamy a ‘Barbaric Cultural Practice’

Canada is taking the lead role in banning barbaric cultural practices. Nay, I should rather say, it's taking a lead role in banning practices that the Harper government considers barbaric. Actually, to be more precise, its banning practices...Show More Summary

22 Study Skills from the Qur’an

By Asharib Syed Editor's Note: Many of the ayah's referenced by number below are partial ayahs. Imam Suyuti defines a verse as “Kullu ayatin wafqatun li tadabur”—“every verse is a moment of reflection, a pause for contemplation.”[1] Qur'an is relevant today, just as it was almost 2 millennia ago. Show More Summary

22 Study Skills from the Qur’an

By Asharib Syed Imam Suyuti defines a verse as “Kullu ayatin wafqatun li tadabur”—“every verse is a moment of reflection, a pause for contemplation.”[1] Qur'an is relevant today, just as it was almost 2 millennia ago. We need to learn...Show More Summary

Charity Week: It really is as epic as The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings (LOTR): long books, totally epic movies.  However, let's put aside the huge productions that are the movies and the intricacies that make up the book for a moment, and think about what it is within the story itself...Show More Summary

At Odds with History: American Narratives of Torture and Human Rights In The Wake of the ‘Torture Report’

By Dr Maha Hilal   Last week, the Senate Select Committee Intelligence released a report on the detention and interrogations programs that were run by the CIA post 9/11. The long awaited report provides details on horrific acts of torture...Show More Summary

11 Things You Didn’t Know About The Biggest Muslim Youth Project in The West

As an organization that began with a few students in London in 2003, Charity Week has now started to spread and grow. Each year, we move one step close to uniting more Muslim students upon their Islamic values and in the service of humanity. Show More Summary

21 Lessons in Leadership from the Prophet | Part 6

Part 1 | Part 2  | Part 3 | Part 4  | Part 5 Law of Intuition: Leaders Evaluate Everything with a Leadership Bias The Law of Intuition states that leaders always look at things from a leadership lens. When you study the life of the Prophet,...Show More Summary

The Reem Island Ghost: Niqab, National Security, and Murder in the International Media

On Monday, December 1st 2014, something terrible happened. Ibolya Ryan, an American teacher and mother of two, was stabbed to death in the ladies restroom of an Abu Dhabi mall. Surveillance video shows the attacker entering the mall,...Show More Summary

My Thoughts on the Junaid Jamshed Controversy

Nouman Ali Khan speaks on the Junaid Jamshed Controversy The post My Thoughts on the Junaid Jamshed Controversy appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.

21 Lessons in Leadership from the Prophet | Part 5

Part 1 | Part 2  | Part 3 | Part 4  Law of Respect: People Naturally Follow Leaders Stronger Than Themselves The Law of Respect states that people will only follow those who are stronger than themselves. To understand this law within...Show More Summary

Open Letter to President Obama on His Speech in Tennessee

Dear Mr. President, Welcome to Nashville. We are sure you have chosen our city because of the incredible progress made by our immigrant communities. However, the successes of Tennessee's immigrants have not come without serious challenges and social strife. Show More Summary

MuslimKidsMatter | Muslim Teenager Posts

Muslim Teenager Posts By Nura F. Don't you hate that awkward moment when you read a Teenager Post you can't relate to because of how different your lifestyle is from that of many other teens? I've stopped that, with my new Teenager Posts...Show More Summary

Checklist for Spiritual Development

This was originally posted on yawar-seewithyourheart.blogspot.in I wrote in my book -Islam for Beginners – “It has been said that true bankruptcy is a full belly and an empty soul. Religion must be a matter of conscious choice.” So here's a checklist to show us the state of our soul. Show More Summary

When You Feel Like Allah Doesn’t Listen

As-salaamu alaykum, I know a brother who was so committed to praying his prayers in the masjid and was always found in the first row. He was known that regardless of how the weather was (i.e. a blizzard, tornado, thunderstorm…etc.), he still made it to the masjid. Show More Summary

Keys To Improve Your Marriage with Haleh Banani: Communication

An introduction to the series: Keys to Improve Your Marriage. No matter what stage you are at in your marriage you can benefit from the information given by Haleh Banani who has her Masters in Clinical Psychology, with over 15 years experience giving marital and individual therapy. Show More Summary

Apostasy Among Muslims In The West

Many Muslims and others repeatedly claim that Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. If there is truth in this claim, it may have more to do with relatively higher birth-rates among Muslim communities than higher rates of conversion to Islam. Show More Summary

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