Musings

Make Obedience Your Lifestyle

ALLAH, the Most High, says that those who practice regular prayer and pay charity regularly, will be the ones that are successful.

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April 2, 2009

Let ALLAH be your only Savior

“Relate to them the story of the man to whom we sent our signs, But he passed them by: So Satan followed him up and he went astray. If it had been Our Will, We would have elevated him with Our Signs; but he inclined to the earth, and followed his own vain desires…….”

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March 26, 2009

Believing in What You Can’t See

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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March 5, 2009

Road Rage and Domestic Violence

Prophet Muhammad (s) reminded the believers to “Do not become angry.” If you allow another human being, or any part of creation, to make you get destructive, you are submitting to the will of the Shaytan devil.

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February 19, 2009

LIVE the Way of ALLAH

Bad decisions –> experience –> good decisions

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February 12, 2009

Utilize the Power of ALLAH For ALL your Problems

How many times have you leafed through the Holy Qur`an and saw something very significant to the maintenance of human life that you hadn’t seen before? This scripture called Qur`an is a book of complete guidance for human beings wherever they are on the planet.

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January 22, 2009

Zanzibar and the Hope of Faith

For the past two and a half weeks I have been in Nairobi and Mombassa, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, Tanzania. As I am preparing to leave from these countries, I am reflecting on what I have seen in regards to the universality of the religion of Islam.

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January 15, 2009

It’s the Christmas Season – Love Your Relatives

None of you are believers unless you love for your brother/sister what you love for yourself.

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December 24, 2008

Take Time for Reflection

Each day, if we just take 10 minutes of quiet, quality time in carefully selected thought procedures, we can improve our life by achieving a greater measure of happiness, increased efficiency, and a feeling of spiritual, mental, and physical well-being.

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December 18, 2008

Musings–Surely it is the Heart

“None of you truly believes until you love for your brother what you love for yourself.”

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December 18, 2008

Stop Trying to fit ALLAH into your Box

There is a joke that says “if there are 10 Muslims in a room, you have 12 opinions.” This “joke” has been around a long time but upon reflection maybe it has a lot of truth in it and needs to be analyzed.

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November 26, 2008

Building a Child’s Character

Be balanced in your parenting. Follow the common sense directives of ALLAH and you won’t go wrong – and neither will your kids.

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November 20, 2008

Musings—Barack & on Forward

Some thoughts on the election of Barack Obama, from the perspective of African-American Muslims.

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November 13, 2008

Musings–Surely it is the Heart

“None of you truly believes until you love for your brother what you love for yourself.”

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November 6, 2008

Musings—Mujeddid

In our religion it is said that every 100 years or so a Reviver of the religion will appear to pump new life into the religion.

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October 30, 2008

Musings–Find your Peace Using ALLAH’S Peace

Islam, the religion of peace of over one billion people, is uniquely situated to comfort each of those people individually.

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October 1, 2008

Imam Warith Deen Mohammed

Imam Warith Deen Mohammed passed away on Tuesday September 10, 2008 at his home in Illinois. Imam Mohammed is credited with, almost single-handedly, turning a whole nation of Muslims from the teachings of the Nation of Islam, to the universal teachings of the Qur’an and the life example of the last Prophet and last Messenger, Muhammad ibn Abdullah (s).

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September 11, 2008

Let ALLAH Surprise You

I feel so blessed to know I am under the protection and grace of our Lord, ALLAH. This is manifested in so many ways that He so graciously lets us realize.

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August 28, 2008

Bargaining With ALLAH

What do we have to bargain with? We are to use our human minds, our human heart, our personal desires, even our personal duties to ourselves and our families, in the way ALLAH has instructed us to do.

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August 14, 2008

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