10 Reasons Why Islam is the Religion of Truth

When Islam started in Mecca, it was the prophet Mohammed by himself. A one man religion. He was exposed to punishments and oppression. The people who first entered Islam were weak and also were oppressed and tortured by the pagans of Mecca (their relatives). Forward 23 years later to see the transformation of these uneducated powerless individuals to the most powerful ones and to control the world. ... more

The First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah

Introduction
The same way Allah (azza wajal) created the months, he chose out of them Ramadan to give extra reward to his servants. By the same token, when he created the days, he chose the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah to be the best days.

This season of worship brings many benefits, ...

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Wipe the tears you might regret later

He remembers how all she wanted was a nice word from him, how she wished he could spend one day with her, instead of spending it with his friends. He remembers how she endured his insults, and matched them with smiles and choked tears. Oh, how she lived her life to serve him and their children. Now I know how valuable you were. ... more

How many 'Sons' does God have?


        Many people tell us "but the Bible clearly says that Jesus is the Son of God. How can you say that Jesus is not God's only begotten son when Jesus says it so clearly in black and white in the Bible?" Well, first of all, as seen in the previous section, we first need to know the ... Continue Reading

Thinking Well of Others Relieves the Heart

Nothing relieves the heart and makes one happy more than thinking well of others. It protects one from the harm of worrisome thoughts that disturb his peace of mind and exhaust the body. ... more

Story of the Three Babies who Spoke in the Cradle

The three persons who spoke in the cradle ... more

Are You Prepared for Death?

Many people ask about life after death - this one came from S.W. He asks the question about "Preparing for Death":

"Dear Bridge to Faith:
I am trying to make a list of things to do before I die and would like some suggestions?
Could you please comment as to what Islam says about death?"
Thank ...

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Eid Mubarak - a Poem

Eid Mubarak - what a strange day,
where we all go out to play.

fasting has gone,
normal lives are back on.

when we go back to the same old routine,
ignorance wide-spread - a familiar scene.

so what has been achieved?
have we truly believed?

the threatened Hour is nigh
it ... Continue Reading

What is Zakah ?


        Zakah is the third obligation of Islam, every Muslim whose finances are above a certain specified minimum must pay 2.5 per cent of his cash balance annually to a deserving fellow-being, a new convert to Islam, a traveler or a person with debts. This is the minimum. The more you pay, ... Continue Reading

‘Umar Ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz, the Fifth Caliph

The speech today will be about a new page among the pages of the Guided Caliphs. The owner of this page is the just Imam, the scholar, the God-fearing worshipper, the magnificent master and the Prince of the Believers. He is Abû Hafs ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz ibn Marawân the Qurashi (from the tribe of Quraish)... ... more

Holding on to hot coals

the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessing be upon him) said: “There will come upon the people a time when holding onto the religion will be like holding onto hot coal.” It appears that we are entering again those times that the prophet ( SAW) described... ... more

What Does Islam Say About Mother’s Day?

Celebrating Mother’s Day is an innovated matter which the Prophet, peace and blessing be upon him, and his companions did not do. It is also an imitation of the kuffaar from whom we have been commanded to differ. ... more
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