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An individual’s character is one of the most important aspects of Islam. Perfecting one’s character is something every Muslim must strive for. In doing so, one must be conscious of internalizing values such as integrity, honesty, compassion,  justice and tolerance. However, it must all begin with faith: the essential character of a Muslim.

Prophet Muhammad, peace be […]

By |November 30th, 2015|Character|0 Comments
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    Spiritual Awakening

    By Mahbubur Rahman Leading lives fully conscious of God We, human beings, of past, present and future, are in absolute need of Divine grace and the opportunity to earn His pleasure. Our human power — no matter how great — can’t give us immortality and eternal bliss. With or without our consent, we are heading […]

Spiritual Awakening

By Mahbubur Rahman
Leading lives fully conscious of God
We, human beings, of past, present and future, are in absolute need of Divine grace and the opportunity to earn His pleasure. Our human power — no matter how great — can’t give us immortality and eternal bliss. With or without our consent, we are heading to the […]

By |January 24th, 2015|Character, Social Ties|0 Comments
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    My Five Fs (+1) for Fulfilment

    Daliah Merzaban Key components of happiness       I have been thinking lately about what brings me fulfilment in life, and I discovered that the key components of my general satisfaction and happiness at this moment in time could be summed up in five words, all of which start with the letter F. So […]

My Five Fs (+1) for Fulfilment

Daliah Merzaban
Key components of happiness

 

 

 

I have been thinking lately about what brings me fulfilment in life, and I discovered that the key components of my general satisfaction and happiness at this moment in time could be summed up in five words, all of which start with the letter F. So below I outline a list […]

By |January 10th, 2015|Character, Social Ties|2 Comments
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    Attitude of Gratitude

    By Saadia Z. Yunus “When it rains, it really does pour,” she said aloud. “Why do horrible things happen to me?” It was just too easy to think this way, to look around and see that so many people had it better than her. She had lost her job and was finding it difficult to […]

Attitude of Gratitude

By Saadia Z. Yunus
“When it rains, it really does pour,” she said aloud. “Why do horrible things happen to me?” It was just too easy to think this way, to look around and see that so many people had it better than her. She had lost her job and was finding it difficult to pay […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Character, Social Ties|0 Comments
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    What We Should Be Teaching Our Children

    Zaid Shakir When we talk about Islamic education and our children, the discussion usually revolves around strictly academic issues related to technical aspects of curriculum development, testing standards and methodologies, balancing between secular and religious education, and similar concerns. Sometimes we miss the greater objective of an Islamic education. That objective, in terms of what […]

What We Should Be Teaching Our Children

Zaid Shakir
When we talk about Islamic education and our children, the discussion usually revolves around strictly academic issues related to technical aspects of curriculum development, testing standards and methodologies, balancing between secular and religious education, and similar concerns. Sometimes we miss the greater objective of an Islamic education. That objective, in terms of what is […]

By |November 22nd, 2014|Character, Social Ties|2 Comments
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    Character in Islam: An Introduction

    By Nageen Khan The importance of character in Islam     An individual’s character is one of the most important aspects of Islam. While acts of worship hold great significance, Islam is a way of life. Everything in a Muslim’s life, including manners and personality, should be in line with Islam. Thus, proper Islamic values […]

Character in Islam: An Introduction

By Nageen Khan
The importance of character in Islam

 

 

An individual’s character is one of the most important aspects of Islam. While acts of worship hold great significance, Islam is a way of life. Everything in a Muslim’s life, including manners and personality, should be in line with Islam. Thus, proper Islamic values and traits are extremely […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Character, Social Ties|1 Comment
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    The Complete Islamic Personality

    By Jamaal Diwan Personal development according to Islamic teachings Islam is a holistic system that impacts all areas of a person’s life. To this effect, Imam Hasan Al-Banna, a famous Muslim scholar, says, “A Muslim should strive to attain a strong body, good character, cultured thought. He should be able to earn a living, have […]

The Complete Islamic Personality

By Jamaal Diwan
Personal development according to Islamic teachings
Islam is a holistic system that impacts all areas of a person’s life. To this effect, Imam Hasan Al-Banna, a famous Muslim scholar, says, “A Muslim should strive to attain a strong body, good character, cultured thought. He should be able to earn a living, have pure belief, […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Character, On Faith|4 Comments
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    Faith: Belief in the Unseen

    By Lamya Hamad Islam places great importance on having faith In order to become a Muslim, a person must testify, “I bear witness that there is no God but the One God, and Muhammad is a Messenger of God.” A Muslim must believe this without ever having seen God or Muhammad. Faith, then, is an […]

Faith: Belief in the Unseen

By Lamya Hamad

Islam places great importance on having faith
In order to become a Muslim, a person must testify, “I bear witness that there is no God but the One God, and Muhammad is a Messenger of God.” A Muslim must believe this without ever having seen God or Muhammad. Faith, then, is an essential character […]

By |October 31st, 2014|Character, On Faith|6 Comments
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    A Muslim View on Respecting Life

    By Suzy Ismail Life’s fragility should remind us of the greatness of God, and the goodness of God’s creation should inspire us to respect life. Adapted from remarks made in the Princeton University Chapel for Respect Life Sunday. In a world preoccupied with material wealth and convenience, the gift of life is often minimized and […]

A Muslim View on Respecting Life

By Suzy Ismail
Life’s fragility should remind us of the greatness of God, and the goodness of God’s creation should inspire us to respect life.
Adapted from remarks made in the Princeton University Chapel for Respect Life Sunday.

In a world preoccupied with material wealth and convenience, the gift of life is often minimized and sometimes forgotten altogether. […]

By |October 6th, 2014|Character, Social Ties|1 Comment
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    The Secret to a Tranquil Soul

    By Amira Esseghir Importance of Self Improvement in Islam     Islam is a way of life that teaches Muslims to focus on bettering themselves by following the Quran, the holy book of Islam, and the teachings of the final prophet, Muhammad, peace be upon him (pbuh). Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) once said, “Truly I was sent […]

The Secret to a Tranquil Soul

By Amira Esseghir
Importance of Self Improvement in Islam

 

 

Islam is a way of life that teaches Muslims to focus on bettering themselves by following the Quran, the holy book of Islam, and the teachings of the final prophet, Muhammad, peace be upon him (pbuh). Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) once said, “Truly I was sent as a Prophet for […]

By |August 10th, 2014|Character, On Faith|3 Comments