Crisis will come and go but your response - emotions, behaviour and actions - is what matters. Be a change agent, who uses crisis situations to model and advertise for Islam. Be an example and live according to the pure teachings of the Qur'an and sunnah when you deal with crisis.
It's unbelievable how much you have to go through as a 21st century Muslim youth. Your youth will come with its own share of struggles, confusion, temptations and negative experiences. And so will it carry positive experiences and life changing opportunities. Seize the opportunity to stop one thing TODAY to change your life FOREVER. Learn these self help tips to keep your mind, body and soul in sync with your fitrah.
The Prophet's last sermon is a message for mankind today and for all generations. It lays out the basic principles for getting the best out of one's life and from benefiting others. You can use it as a personal development resource - when you understand the words and live by its message.
Great fasting isn't about going through the motions of abstinence, embracing religiosity and being 'Islamic' for a short period only. It's about building firm pillars and safeguarding them from fast to fast. The seven pillars of great fasting will help you change your fasts from just normal to great and will equally help you grow, improve, and excel in every aspect of your life, insha Allah.
Just as Ramadan is a month of gaining rewards through many means, so is it a time for making excuses and procrastinating in many ways. No more excuses as you hear it from Muslims fasting for 20-21 hours, busy parents, students of knowledge and more. Learn some practicable tips from your regular IOU blog team members to maximise your Ramadan.