Belief in One God

The most fundamental teaching of Islam is to believe in the Oneness of God, in the sense of His being the only Creator, Preserver, Nourisher, etc. But this belief is not enough. Many of the idolaters knew and believed that only the Supreme God could do all this and yet [...]

2017-12-01T00:17:42+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What do Muslims Believe?

A Muslim believes in the following 6 articles of Faith: Read Article 1. Oneness of God A Muslim believes in ONE GOD, Supreme and Eternal, Infinite and Mighty, Merciful and Compassionate, Creator and Provider. God has no father or mother, no son or [...]

2017-12-01T00:17:42+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Declaration of Faith

The Shahada or Testimony of Faith The First Pillar of Islam The word “Muslim” means one who submits to the will of God, regardless of their race, nationality or ethnic background. Becoming a Muslim is a simple and easy process that requires no pre-requisites. One may convert alone in [...]

2017-12-01T21:37:57+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Spiritual laziness

Getting caught in the day to day rat race often leaves one feeling spiritually distant from God. The busyness of life and attachment to worldly things causes a lack of motivation to do good. Why should one pray, read Qurʾān, or learn more about God? In this article, I provide [...]

2017-12-01T00:17:43+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Place of Parents

by Habeeba Husain I call my parents Mummy and Baba. They are two people in my life I wish I gave more honor and appreciation to growing up. It is true what people say—you do not know what you have until it is gone. Thankfully, I still have both of [...]

2017-12-01T00:17:44+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

God or a Chocolate Chip Cookie?

With the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to sunset. This is a requirement for all Muslim adults who are physically able. Nevertheless, many excited children fast for part of the day. A few days ago, my eight-year-old daughter was practicing fasting. I told her that when she feels [...]

2017-12-01T00:17:44+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|
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