By Khadija Arif Parenthood is considered a prestige. Society and religion put parents on a high pedestal for all they go through in raising children. But parenting is not a bed of roses. Bringing children into the world, tending them, providing for them, protecting them and making them good humans is an arduous job and... Continue Reading →
Calm Down- Its Nothing!
We will try to describe the average young Pakistani in today's world. (This may apply to all youngsters around the world) + (This could apply to females but for the sake of this article, we will use 'he' as most of our interaction on the streets is with the guys!) If you feel you can relate... Continue Reading →
19 Lessons Fatherhood Taught Me
By Zaki Imtiaz As Muslims, we often hear the virtues of motherhood and the benefits that kids bring to their mothers. However, it seems that fatherhood and its joy and importance often get ignored in the process. So, I decided to compile a list of some things that I've learnt and experienced from being a... Continue Reading →
Of Parents, Problems and Religion!
By Umm Ibrahim So are you fighting a daily battle, where the two people (of all the people alive), whom you love the most and you’re supposed to honour the most, are actually stopping you from obeying Allah and His Prophet (sallalahu alaihi wasallam)? Welcome to the band! You’re not alone. You’re in a situation... Continue Reading →
Caught between the Mother and the Wife
By Zaki Imtiaz The best thing about getting married is partnership, isn't it? Ask those who are happily married. A marriage may survive without money, but can't survive without the mutual partnership. Newly married couples enjoy their lives in the most halal way. Allah has described them as Libas (garments) of each other, covering... Continue Reading →
You’re dying to marry, but are you ready to marry?
By Zaki Imtiaz Do you know what is the most discussed matter among the Muslim youth these days? At least, among those whom I know. Yeah, you guessed it right: Marriage. You say the word and you see these Colgate smiles on their faces. Everybody wants to get married, don't they? Indeed, Nikah is an... Continue Reading →
Build a Home in Your Hearts for Your Parents!
Just the other day, I was discussing with my undergraduate class how the first verse of Surat al-Fatihah is often translated: “All praise (and gratitude) is due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds”. Here the Arabic word Rabb is translated as Lord. You know what the trouble with translation is? Sometimes some of the... Continue Reading →
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