Qur’an & Sunnah

Carpe Noctem

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Carpe Noctem

We want to wear hijab, or pray more. We want to mend a broken heart or get into a certain school. We want guidance in our decision to wear the abayah or niqab. We want our kids to grow to be pious Muslims. We say we want Allah’s mercy and forgiveness. We say we want a lot of things, but that’s precisely the problem. Our words become a vacuum that leave nothing but tarnished dreams and unfulfilled actions in our midst. Shaykh Yasir Qadhi once said, “If you want something in your life and you aren’t praying tahajud for it then in reality you don’t really want it”. So, where are we in those crucial hours before dawn?

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Slowing It Down

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Slowing It Down

In a society that thrives off of hastiness, Allah reminds us that patience is the key to success.

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Secret Hijab Rendezvous

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Secret Hijab Rendezvous

It is through His words that hearts are opened and mended. The unmatched eloquence of the Qur’an is where all of life’s answers lie, if only we took the time to seek them out.

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What’s Moving You?

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What’s Moving You?

In our times, it’s ingrained in our society to follow this celebrity, do what your friends are doing, eat this, wear that, and so on. We have to stop and analyze ourselves. Do you pray on time or watch the latest episode of the newest TV show? Do you wear hijab now or dress up for non-mahrams, saying this command can wait? Do you use vulgar language because all the cool kids do it? Who is guiding you to the decisions you make?

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Modesty and Shame – Nouman Ali Khan on Qur’an Weekly

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Modesty and Shame – Nouman Ali Khan on Qur’an Weekly

We’re living in a time where you are constantly exposed to shamelessness. And you’re exposed to it so much, you’re desensitized to it. Understand that when you see something corrupt, like something shameless, something lewd, and you don’t find a problem with it anymore – it’s an indication that you’ve got a serious problem in your heart. Because your heart is not disturbed by sin anymore. Your heart is not disturbed by evil anymore. That’s a problem. That’s a very deep, spiritual problem.

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