When Guidance Supersedes Passing Judgement

When Guidance Supersedes Passing Judgement

“Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God.” – Abu Bakr It’s very easy to pass judgement upon others when we see they’re outwardly committing sins. What’s disturbing however, is the fact that each of us at some point and currently are struggling […]

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Finding Quietude in Solitude

Finding Quietude in Solitude

“Solitude is the ally of sorrow as well as a companion of spiritual exaltation.” – Khalil Gibran  Salam, As humans we all get immersed in relationships, material things or moments which in reality are all rooted in temporality. Undeniably, both good and bad things all come to an end. I often find myself forgetting that […]

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Ignorance is Iblis?

Ignorance is Iblis?

Salam, The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he doesn’t exist – Baudelaire, Charles. Okay don’t take the title of this post literally, I just used that to get your attention. It’s just word play with the quote “ignorance is bliss”. Anyway, Ramadan is over and if there’s one thing you […]

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Dawah Invitation

Dawah: Getting it Right When We’re Ready to Invite

Salam Yo, The other day I was talking with one of my managers at work and we ended up discussing religion. He’s very philosophical, so he’ll say things like “there are many different ways to get to the top of the mountain”. I don’t climb mountains, I’m scared of heights. Definitely some Buddhist influence there. […]

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Blind Loyalty

When Blind Loyalty Leaves Us Blind

Salam, The other day I was with one of my friends and he got into a heated confrontation at a shop. His face looked liked he was turning into the hulk. If he didn’t walk away, he was surely going to duke it out. As someone observing and hearing the back and fourth verbal exchange, […]

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