As believers we know that God is above the heavens, above His creation yet He is unrestrained by any of physical dimensions.   God is close, very close, to those who believe in Him and He answers their every...
  I remember being a new student at the prestigious Federal Government Girls' College, Oyo in the year 2009. Hijab being part of the school uniform was a thing of delight to me. Aside that, we would on Fridays don...
‘Iqra’… Read! Such was the simple command given to the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him). But, there was a dilemma. He was unlettered – he could neither read nor write. It is He who has sent among the unlettered a...
Many a time, we envision to do something and we start with a purpose. Rarely is an action taken without having a purpose in mind. Living a purposeless life depreciates our value as we reprise the same regular actions...
Many Muslims who have been blessed to make Hajj often speak of how the journey is a life-changing experience.  This is more the case for some than others. Malcolm X, or Al-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, is one Muslim who saw the...
Purifying our hearts is the key to success in the sight of Allah SWT  “He has succeeded who purifies himself, who remembers the name of his Lord and prays.” (Surah Al-A’la 87:14-15) What is a pure heart? The Prophet SAWS taught,...
FtOne of the most fundamental pillars for Muslims is the concept of Tawakkul, which is often defined as trust and reliance in Allah. However, many people misunderstand the concept of Tawakkul. They see Tawakkul as a passive, verbal characteristic which simply involves supplicating...
The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “The best among you (Muslims) are those who learn the Qur’an and teach it.” More than your child, this memorization journey is the scariest for you! The responsibility, the hard work, the determination! Children can...
Allah The Almighty says (what means): "And remind, for indeed, the reminder benefits the believers"  Acting upon this verse, we would like to remind our honorable Muslim brothers and sisters that one of the many bounties from Allah that...
This morning, I came across a whatsapp status that asked the question, "Have you noticed that generous people find it difficult to ask for help?" I posted it on my Facebook and people gave different answers. In my opinion, Mutiat...

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