Musings

Focusing On What’s Important

One of the beautiful things of this great religion of ours is the diversity of people, cultures and Madhhabs, or schools of thought, which make up the religion.

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November 3, 2011

Live with the Confidence of ALLAH’S Grace

ALLAH, ta, created all of us from a single soul and endowed all of us with special gifts and qualities that are unique to us individually. Each human being has the opportunity to make whatever we do the best.

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October 13, 2011

Take Time for Internal Reflection

It is not the quantity, but the quality of time spent attempting to follow the guidance of ALLAH that ensures success.

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September 29, 2011

Find your Peace Using ALLAH’S Peace

ALLAH has structured His creation so that every human being can have a personal relationship with Him.

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August 4, 2011

Practice Your Belief

To have faith in ALLAH is to trust Him in good times and bad times, in prosperity and poverty, when we have made intelligent decisions or dumb mistakes. Things don’t always go as we plan. Sometimes we can do something so stupid that we doubt our sanity. But keeping faith in ALLAH by using our conscious minds can save us and help get us back on track.

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June 9, 2011

Muslims and THE PEACE – As Salaam

Since the start of the so-called “Muslim Reformation” in Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Yemen, Libya, and others, there have been many” Coach Potato Diplomats” explaining the why’s and the who’s of what is happening…

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April 28, 2011

Difference Between Success and Failure

Have you set out on a difficult course lately? Are there things that you want to do, haven’t done, and are afraid to attempt because of fear of failure? Don’t feel alone.

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February 24, 2011

Practice Believing

Sometimes it is difficult to believe in the unseen, even though ALLAH says these are the people the book is written for. But the practice of the religion must be coupled with the faith that the practices of the religion will bring the desired results; that the promises ALLAH makes will be kept.

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February 3, 2011

Using Your Gifts In The Service of ALLAH

ALLAH has also given each of us, His special creation, special gifts to use in His service.

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January 13, 2011

Constantly and Consciously Seek ALLAH’S Grace

By Imam Abdullah El-Amin, MMNS On those who believe and do deeds of righteousness, there is no blame for what they ate (in the past), when they guard themselves from evil, and believe, and do deeds of righteousness; (or) again, guard themselves from evil and believe – (or) again, guard themselves from evil and do […]

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January 6, 2011

How to Choose a Good Husband

I wrote the counterpart to this article last year. It was titled “How to Choose a Good Wife.”

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December 2, 2010

This Thanksgiving; Show your Gratitude

This season of Thanksgiving gives us another opportunity to show our Creator just how appreciative we are of the generous blessings He bestows on us.

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November 4, 2010

Is “Greed” Good?

They succeed because they follow the natural laws our Creator laid out for His creation. Mostly, in essence, they WORK HARD. And this is precisely what ALLAH says is necessary for success.

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October 28, 2010

Unbelievers Are Friends of One Another

“The unbelieving people are friends and protectors of each other. Unless you (believers) protect each other, (the unbelievers will cause great persecution and turmoil in the land.”

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September 23, 2010

Be Grateful To ALLAH…It will Enhance You

If a person feels defeated, unhappy, and at the end of their ropes, they would experience a remarkable change if they would practice an attitude of being grateful for all that is given to us.

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September 10, 2010

EID – Recurring Happiness

Alhamdullilah, ALLAH, The Almighty, has blessed us to nearly complete another Ramadan season and fast…

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September 2, 2010

Dawah at the Dinner Table during Ramadan & Correct Fear of ALLAH

A famous general/politician once said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself”. That may be true if you are speaking in generalities only. If you are afraid of the scrutiny of other people or their criticisms, then you will have a fear of them and be under their power, unable to utilize your own.

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August 26, 2010

Don’t Gamble-Rely on a SURE THING

A toss of the dice or flip of a card has the capability of big winnings–but those big, luxurious skyscrapers, fashioned by man, are not in the business of losing money and making you rich.

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August 19, 2010

Ramadan Thoughts

Our Raab is so magnanimous and merciful that He can give us a fast to deny ourselves to make us stronger; and at the same time make it easy for us to achieve. As the glorious month of Ramadan ascends on us, many thoughts of gratitude enter our minds – through our hearts.

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August 12, 2010

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