I had the pleasure of taking a class with Sister Aisha Hamdan, now Sister Aisha Utz who has written a book about Nurturing Children’s Eeman. For all of those who attend my Marriage Class, it is largely based on the notes from her teachings! This is a lovely Q&A about Raising Children and their relationship… Continue reading Nurturing Iman in Children
Surely we cannot change Allah’s decree, but our Dua can change the Qadr. As believers, how then do we understand the last Pillar of Islam Fate and Predestination? The best way to formulate the proper understanding is to define Qadr. When Qadr is mentioned by itself, it surely means all of predestination written in the… Continue reading Can I Change the Qadr 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?