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30 Character Traits for Ramadan: Contentedness

Bismillah ArRahman ArRahim بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم, In the Name of Allah the Most Beneficent the most Merciful Being content with the Qadr of Allah رضا, or with your condition is one of the most important character traits of the muslim person.  Some define contentedness as satisfaction with one’s self, or not envious or jealous of… Continue reading 30 Character Traits for Ramadan: Contentedness

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17 Core Values for Developing a Person’s Character

This post started out as an exercised for my children.  To explore as a family the values that we think are needed and essential to b not only be a good human being but to please God, Allah. In our world today traditional moral values have been lost especially within the young generation. It’s always… Continue reading 17 Core Values for Developing a Person’s Character

March. 2011 · New Posts

Can My Entire Day be for the Sake of Allah?

When I first became Muslim, I was taught the basic principles of Islam, what Muslims believe in and how to perform the Acts of Worship, in particular prayer. When my first Ramadan came around, I learned first hand about how to fast, pray the night (tarawiyah) prayers and calculate my Zakat for the year. I… Continue reading Can My Entire Day be for the Sake of Allah?

March. 2011 · New Posts

Five before Five

A dear sister of mine reminded me about a beautiful hadith that the Prophet Mohammedﷺ related to the Sahaba.   While counselling the believers, the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ reminded them of the possibility that the most important assets we think we have may disappear one day, and that we need to make use of them in a way… Continue reading Five before Five