Zakah: Great Wisdom and Many Reasons

Now a Muslim, why am I obliged to pay zakah? Why has it been prescribed at all? If it is about charity, shouldn’t I have the choice to give it or not?

Sadaqah: Its Virtues and Benefits in Qur’an and Sunnah

What is the difference between zakah and sadaqah? What are the benefits of sadaqah? How does it impact the giver and the whole society?

The Faith Revival (10): Move Beyond the Catalyst

Allah sends you reminders night and day, and sometimes those reminders are major wake up calls. What happens if you don’t make use of that wake up call right away?

The Faith Revival (11): Remembers His Place in Front of Allah

As human beings, we will never stop sinning. But remembering your place in front of Allah before committing the sin can deter you from it.

Ramadan with the Qur’an – Day 11: Surat Al-A`la (Part 2 )

In verse 8 of Surat Al-A’la Allah promises Prophet Muhammad to make things easy for him and give him the power to withstand the difficulties ahead. The beauty of this ayah stems from …

The Faith Revival (3): Shaky Foundations

There is a direct correlation between the actions of the tongue with the condition of the heart. If you want to receive faith, you must first settle your heart – and if you wish to settle your heart, you must settle your tongue.

Ramadan with the Qur’an – Day 3: Surat `Abasa

Some people ask: Why do I need Islam? In his explanation of the concept of “istighna’” (feeling self-sufficient and in no need of anything) Ustadh Nouman teaches that deep down inside us there is something that is hungry for spiritual fulfillment.

The Faith Revival (5): Even If Abu Dharr Doesn’t Like It

There is hope for the major sinners, as long as they turn back to their Creator. Allah doesn’t want you to be weighed down by your past in a way that you can’t meaningfully progress in the future.

Ramadan with the Qur’an – Day 7: Surat Al-Inshiqaq

The idea that nature is this wild beast that Allah has held back is a recurring theme in the Quran and here, Allah describes how nature will react once He it hears Allah’s permission.