Mary, An Inspiration To Faith, pt.1

“Ah, would that I had died before this, and had become a forgotten thing!” This was the cry of an anguished young woman, who was close to Allah. So close, so loving and so trusting of Allah, in fact, that she could inspire even the Prophets. Literally, she could and...

Loyalty & Faithfulness, pt. 4

Love for Others What You Love for Yourself Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said, “None of you truly believes until he likes for his brother what he likes for himself.” (Bukhari and Muslim). The Prophet (pbuh) was aware that this level of loyalty and faithfulness to one’s...

Loyalty & Faithfulness, pt. 3

Refrain from Gossip and Backbiting Gossip and backbiting is one of the worst things humans can do to one another. There is absolutely no benefit in it, and it brings nothing other than harm. And it is for this reason that Islam unequivocally declares it illegal: haram...

Loyalty & Faithfulness, pt. 2

Mutual Love and Affection Islam calls for mutual love and affection in all of our relationships. So we are forbidden to hate or abandon one another under any circumstances. It is narrated that the Prophet (pbuh) said, “No two people who love one another for the sake...