6 Productive Tips to Tame Your Child’s Foul Mouth

Your child just blurted a word of profanity!? Find out how you can handle this delicate situation. ... more

Advice to the Muslims in the West

strive to obey and worship Allaah, and take good care of your sons and daughters. ... more

Style over Substance: How cool is that?

People who set out on the straight and narrow, choosing substance over style, seeking to please Allaah as opposed to pleasing people, may not find their popularity ratings soar—quite the opposite, in fact. Yet, they get strength in the certainty of their belief, that their reward is with Allaah in the Hereafter. ... more

The Remedy for Excessive Love of Women

Love of women originates in the sexual instinct which is one of the basic constituents of the human being. It is the strongest of all instincts and the most dangerous if not contained within the unassailable stockade of the Sharî‘ah of Allâh which protects it, keeps it in check and directs it in a healthy direction for the well-being of Muslim society. ... more

Advice to 'Umar ibn 'Abdul-'Aziz from Al-Hasan al-Basri

When 'Umar ibn 'Abdul-'Aziz became Caliph, he wrote to Al-Hasan al-Basri to write him the description of a just Imam, and Hasan wrote him ... more

The Advice of Sufyan ath-Thawri

Sufyan ath-Thawri wrote to 'Abbad ibn 'Abbad al-Khawwas al-Arsufi saying: ... more

Anger, Lust and Forgetfulness; The Traps of Shaytan

Shaytan can persuade a person to come and use one of these three doors to make a person slip. It is like he is ambushing them. ... more

Practical Tips for Parenting Children

The following suggestions are techniques that may be used for tarbiyah for early childhood. ... more

Nurturing Marital Love

Marital love requires extraordinary effort from both parties if it is to last and remain vital. The real problem lies in three things. ... more

On Attending Gatherings Where Knowledge is Sought

Taken from Ibn al-Jawzee's Talbees Iblees, p. 393

"Satan has mislead the masses to believe that attending of religious discourses and raising a wail of woe are highly meritorious acts and the sole purpose of delivering these sermons. This is perhaps because the people have been told ...

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Don't be a Victim of Crass Consumerism

By Sheikh Salman al-Oadah

The American ambassador was called upon to preside over the grand opening of a McDonald’s branch in the country where he was stationed. He arrived that the event wearing a baseball cap with the golden arches emblazoned across the front.

He was surprised when a ...

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Dont be Like a Dry Branch

Flexibility means neither acquiescence nor resistance. It means an openness to new approaches. ... more

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