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Day 13: Visit the Sick-30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 13: Visit the Sick The idea of visiting the sick is a very emphasized concept in Islam. This practice serves to show empathy to the sick individual, let them know they are not alone, and provide some company. Of course, all this is done in a way that brings joy to the person, rather […]

POEM: How Can You Love Muhammad So Much? by Novid Shaid

How can you love Muhammad so much? How can you show such devotion? What do you see in this Arabian? Why does he stir your emotions? All we have heard is his harem of wives Included the little girl Aisha We hear of his call for Islamic jihad And his Quran so hard to decipher. […]

The Emotional Brilliance of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

e·mo·tion·al in·tel·li·gence. noun. skill in perceiving, understanding, and managing emotions and feelings. The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ had a profound way of dealing with people with extremely varying personalities and emotional states, explains Ustadh Amjad Tarsin. His da’wah (way of inviting people to God) needs to be revived in a way that speaks to the realities faced […]

How To Make the Prophets Real for Small Children, by Sumaya Teli

Just the other day my 5 year old son was watching TV, when I heard him run to the bathroom… and then came the suspicious sounds of ‘trickling’. “MAMA! I weeweed on the floor!” “Argh!!!!” Annoyed, I rushed to him and really tried not to shout at him. “OK, sit on the loo and finish […]

Is Asking For Intercession By The Prophet ﷺ Permissable?

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf of Zaytuna College was asked if tawwasul, specifically asking for the Prophet’s intercession is permissable and what the evidence is. Resources for seekers: The Prophet’s ﷺ Reminder to Allah of His Promise Is Tawassul Permissible in the Hanafi School? Tawassul: Supplicating Allah through an Intermediary What Does It Mean When Allah Says […]