Gems from the Inspired by the Beloved ﷺ Retreat – Imam Ibrahim Long

On November 16, 2013, I had the great pleasure of meeting with Muslim chaplains, social workers, counselors, and graduate students from across southern Ontario for the first (I hope of many) Inspired by the Beloved  ﷺretreats. The idea for the retreat actually came from Dr. Ingrid Mattson who, after moving back to Canada, encouraged me […]

Selected Prophetic Prayers for Spiritual, Physical and Emotional Wellbeing by Chaplain Ibrahim Long

A BRIEF SELECTION RECOMMENDED FOR SPIRITUAL, PHYSICAL, AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING Working as a Muslim Chaplain, I have come to see and experience a genuine need for greater resources for  supplications that bring aid to those in spiritual, physical, and emotional distress. For this reason, I have compiled the verses below and narrations that have been […]

The Messenger I Love – Ibrahim Long

The Messenger I Love – Ibrahim Long Imams and other Islamic religious leaders need to move away from the (too) commonly stated line (in sermons and elsewhere): “If you say you love the Prophet but do not follow all of his Sunnahs, you are fooling yourself.” While the statement may come from a place of […]

“What happened to Ahmad?”: Responding to Muslim Youth at Risk

“What happened to Ahmad?”: Responding to Muslim Youth at Risk Chaplain Ibrahim Long discusses the enormous pressures facing Muslim youth and how they succumb to a lifestyle that betrays their beliefs. Chp. Ibrahim Long details the role of Islamic education and a possible community response in mitigating these problems and reversing this troubling trend. by Ibrahim […]