Should I Maintain the Ties of a Difficult Friendship?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalamualikum, I need some advice. There is this sister that I used to be close with, however, for some time I distanced myself as I was unable to deal with her problems and mine at the same time. Now, I am trying to mend ties but she seems […]

How Do I Cure Satanic Whispers Causing Bad Thoughts About Islam?

Answered by Saira AbuBakr Question: As Salamu alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh, May Allah bless you all who are holding this website giving and helping us Muslims! I am suffering from some deeply bad whispers. It’s not the kind that I can just ignore. Sometimes I think of deep philosophic thoughts which I can’t handle. […]

Should I Maintain Ties With Family Who Openly Sin or Shun Them?

Answered by  Ustadh Tariq Abdul-Rasheed Question: Assalamu alaikum, I have read and heard in many places that one should love everyone, be merciful with everyone, have good opinion of everyone, and deal in a good way with everyone. But on the other hand, I have also read in books to avoid bad company. In one […]

How Can I Convince My Friend to Avoid Bad Company?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: One of my really close friend spends a lot of time with an non-Muslim girl who is not a good company at all. I try to convince her to stop spending time with her but when I am not around she spends time with her and gets influenced by her. […]

Smoking Marijuana and the Importance of Keeping Good Company

Answered by Sidi Faraz A. Khan Question: If i don’t myself smoke the weed but sit or socialize around people that smoke weed, do i get the same punishment as them and if so does that mean that for 4o days Allah does not accept my salah, ramadhan or any other act of worship that […]

How Do I Raise My Resolve to do Good & Overcome Hardness of the Heart?

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad Qaylish Question: When I began practicing, I used to be very motivated to perform the good. Now, I feel a hardness in my heart and less motivated to do good deeds. Can you please give some advice on how I can raise my motivation? Answer: Bismillah Allah Most High says, “O […]

Tackling Homosexual Feelings: Supplication, Repentance, and Going Cold Turkey

Answered bu Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: One of my friend has requested me to approach you and get some advice on his behalf. He is a young male adult currently studying with me. Recently he told me that he gets attracted to both sexes. Although he knows homosexuality is forbidden in Islam, he keeps […]

Trying to Practice but Feel Like a Failure: What Should I Do?

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: I am a 15 year old Aspergers Child and am a sophmore at a Catholic high school. I was never given a proper chance to learn about Islam formally. I used to learn Quran with my dad but I later stopped. I was never accustomed to fasting or […]