Month

October 2014

I want a righteous spouse but…

Some of my practicing friends are waiting to bump into some sort of Cinderella in abaya. This made me realize no matter how religious men look, very less people are actually willing to sacrifice when it comes to beauty and age, though they might sacrifice on piety, wealth and nobility.

Halloween – Innocent Fun-Time, Spooky or Shirk?

The Halloween hoop-la is crazy and seems like it takes over everyone every year. But instead of going with the tide, we need to educate ourselves and especially our kids about it and tell them why we do not become a part of its festivities. It's not a bad thing to be different. Our religion gives us fun-off times (Come on, you just celebrated two Eids!) and-that should be enough for us. Having fun is absolutely permissible but going to extremes to have it and on the way trampling our beliefs is not only revolting but also implies our extreme lack of faith and lack of pride in our religion.

Let’s Convey Through Writing But Begin With Reading

Writing is an 'Art' and not a 'Science'. Therefore most of our English teachers don't end up as writers even though their grammar is excellent. The reason for this is that they work on the science of writing and not on the art of writing. If you focus on writing as a science, then it will be difficult to penetrate the hearts of the readers. If you win the heart, then you have won the mind because a large number of decisions are taken on the basis of feelings and not on thinking.

The Quest for Salvation (Part I)

Why do I exist? What is my purpose on this planet? He turned away from his novels and his writings and threw himself body and soul to finding the answer. He did it not half-heartedly or out of idle curiosity, but like a man crazed by thirst desperately looking for water, like a dying man seeking salvation.......

How to read Quran with Multiple Intentions

Have you ever wondered what intentions you have while reciting the Qur'an? Do you want to multiply your good deeds in a magnanimous way by having multiple intentions while reading the Qur'an? Are you looking for a quick and mind blowing way to fill your book with countless good deeds? Read this article to know more.