Ten Ways to Prepare for Ramadan From Now

With Ramadan just around the corner, many of us are looking for ways to make sure that this will be the year we change, writes Nour Merza. With this in mind, here are ten ways to prepare yourself for Ramadan. 1. Make the right intention Beginning right now, make an intention that this Ramadan will […]

Day 24: Serve the Community–30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 24: Serve the Community Service isn’t some nice thing we do for a few hours to get experience for our CV. Service is love, sincere concern, and a way of seeking the Divine. Service is doing the unglamorous work. It’s the elbow grease, it’s enduring criticism and ingratitude for the sake of what you […]

Day 3: Serving Others – 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 3: Serving Others Service: We hear that word again and again. But do we know how central it in in our faith? In Surah al-Ma’un, Allah warns us not to be like the ones who discourage the feeding of the poor, and ignores the orphan. The interesting part is that this warning comes before […]