OK, so you said the Shahadah (Testimony of Faith) and joined the ranks of Muslims. So far so good. But then your family and friends start bugging you about some of your lifestyle changes...
Do you boast? An inflated ego is a spiritual cancer. It takes a moderate degree of asceticism to prevent it. History’s greatest achiever was Prophet Muhammad, and his greatest attribute was humility
How would you describe a happy life? Is your life going to center around you or will you reach wider spheres of involvement and concern? Is your life a balanced life?
In my years of practicing Christianity, I also felt this love, compassion and peace through loving Jesus. As a Muslim, I continued loving my beloved Jesus while I was getting to know Prophet Muhammad.
What does loving for the sake of Allah mean in a marriage? And what does it take to ‘dwell in tranquility’ with our spouses? That marriage is ‘half our deen’ is no light statement; because...
It is often shocking for singles to discover that any kind of romantic contact is not allowed. How can something that is so ‘beautiful’, be forbidden by God who created us with these desires?
Is it easy to grow when we are in our comfort zone? Why do we struggle with stress? And what good does it do? If a moment of discomfort brings us closer to God, is that not a sign of growth?
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