August, 2010 · New Posts

20 Common Mistakes Made During Ramadan

Asalamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatulahi Wa Barakatu, Most Muslims who fast in Ramadan focus on the benefits and rewards of it. But in doing so, we often make mistakes that instead of adding to our experience actually detract from it. Mistakes that can make us commercialize Ramadan as so many other religions have commercialized their sacred… Continue reading 20 Common Mistakes Made During Ramadan

July 2010

70 Matters Related to Fasting

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatu: As Ramadan the Blessed month approaches, we must prepare ourselves to take advantage of the many blessings bestowed on us by Allah at this time.  Please read the attachment, 70 Matters Related to Ramadan. This is essay gives a nice overall information on the virtues and benefits to fasting… Continue reading 70 Matters Related to Fasting

January, 2011

Family Relationships in Islam

A frequently asked question by many reverts to Islam is,  what does Islam say about our relationship with our husband’s family? Brother-in-law? In-Laws?  This seems to be a question, that can be influenced by culture, as the family unit is defined differently in different cultures.  For instance, some families prefer to marry their children to… Continue reading Family Relationships in Islam