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10 Things We Can Learn From Children

The Word “Dhurriyyah” was mentioned 32 times in the Qur'an in 19 different surahs. This points to the significance of the word “Dhurriyyah,” which means offspring or children. Family is the cornerstone of society, and for this reason Islam placed much emphasis on the importance of family. Show More Summary

Islam is a “Yes Religion!”

By Karim Serageldin When I was seven-years-old I used to attend a halaqa that focused on “the Islam of No's”. One summer day upon entering class, my stoic teacher and I got into this dialogue. “What is this?” My teacher glared at my hand. Show More Summary

It’s Okay to Be Judgmental?

“None of us like judgmental people. But we are all, to a certain extent, judgmental people. After all, one must be judgmental to even judge others as judgmental.” —from the journal of Umm Zakiyyah As a youth, I was part of a community...Show More Summary

Life Hacking to Ibn Batutta – Art of Connection with Belal Khan

Son of a Duck, the famous traveller who traversed the globe back in the day and documented his journey in the famous book “Ar Rihla,” historically known as Ibn Battuta, was 21 years old when he embarked on his journey. Think about it. Show More Summary

Why Buying “Experiences” Won’t Make You Happy | The Muslim Skeptic

Pop psychology has this unique ability to take the worst of philosophical sophistry, combine it with the shoddiest research methods, and spit out ill-begotten, yet Scientific™,  platitudes about how we should live our lives. WhetherShow More Summary

Positively Muslim: 17 Year Old Muslimah Represents Youth at 13th Crime Prevention Congress of UN

Reem Shaikh is a 17-year-old Muslimah from Houston. She finished memorizing Qur'an when she was seven and then traveled to Egypt to learn Arabic. She was homeschooled until the age of 12, and then she moved to Qatar with her family.Show More Summary

7 Muslims to Watch in the NBA Playoffs

The globalization of the National Basketball Association has been a multi-layered process: part geographic, part linguistic, part stylistic and part philosophical. Not only has the league that was born in the United States expanded to...Show More Summary

Erroneous Western Cultural Beliefs about Female Sexuality

For mature audience only: Intimacy Matters with Haleh Banani, Umm Reem Saba Syed and Hena Zuberi: Video for Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1wbjDA_p1o Faulty cultural beliefs are not just limited to the East, unfortunately, there are many European cultural beliefs and paradigms that have caused the same damage about female sexuality. Show More Summary

FearBusters: Fear of Old Age

See Previous parts: FearBusters: Conquering our Fears, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Part 4: Fear of Old Age On the verge of approaching forty, I have on occasion caught myself talking to other people and calling myself old. I do this moreShow More Summary

Haroon’s Marathon Mission: One Man’s Race to Help Teens Fight Cancer

If all goes well, Haroon Mota will cross the finish line at the 2015 London Marathon about two hours after the winner would have broken the tape. By the time pre-race favorites such as world record holder Dennis Kimetto, defending champion...Show More Summary

Social Media and Marriage Problems – Art of Connection with Belal Khan

It seems that Millennials are trying to reconcile between ideas of friendship vs intimacy, privacy vs attention, and love vs significance. Are they mutually exclusive? I read an article recently that was exploring the idea that the marriage problems of the Millennial generation come up as a result of technology and social media. Show More Summary

Ferrari Plus Value Dua’a

As-salaamu alaykum, I will be sharing with you 1 outstanding du'a'a learned through 1 outstanding story, in shaa Allah. The family of Abu Salamah –may Allah be pleased with them- was known to be a family full of love, respect and iman. Show More Summary

Trust Allah in All of Your Affairs, and You Will Never Be Disappointed

Sleeping bag, flashlight, rain poncho. The list of items needed for my daughter's weekend trip to Girl Scout camp stretched on and on. Non-scented chap stick-so as not to attract raccoons, sunblock and shower shoes. I checked each item...Show More Summary

The Rise of the Far Right and Islam

The Far Right is spreading throughout Europe and becoming an influential force within politics and wider society.[2] 2014 was the first time that three Far Right parties came first in the EU nation-wide elections, namely the Danish Freedom...Show More Summary

Living off the Land- Urban Farming

You see him selling outside your masjid after Jumu‘ah—artisan goat cheese, yogurt, goats milk and fresh, free range organic eggs. Matt Jose is an urban farmer; his phone doesn't ring— it bleats and brays. He drives a truck with an exquisite deer skull strapped to the hood. Show More Summary

FearBusters: Fear of Loss of Love

See Previous parts: FearBusters: Conquering our Fears, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Part 4: Fear of Loss of Love To address this fear I'm going to share with you something extremely personal, which I have never truly shared with anyone. The...Show More Summary

Islam as Burden in a World of Short Shorts |The Muslim Skeptic

Why are so many of our youth experiencing Islam as an unbearable hardship? Why are so many of our youth experiencing promiscuity, drinking, and drugs as liberation? The recent “Practicing Islam in Short Shorts” is yet another entry in...Show More Summary

Ferrari Plus Value Dua’a

As-salaamu alaykum, I will be sharing with you 1 outstanding du'a'a learned through  one outstanding story. The family of Abu Salamah –may Allah be pleased with them- was known to be a family full of love, respect and iman. They were...Show More Summary

The Essential Muaddhin

By Jameel A. Syed   There are over 7 billion people in the world and 1.6 billion of them are Muslim. That accounts for approximately 23% of the world's population across all seven continents. As diverse as they may be in the way they look, the food they eat, the languages they speak or the […] The post The Essential Muaddhin appeared first on MuslimMatters.org.

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