How to Return to the Quran | Part 2

Trans. by Ghada Khafagy Continuing his advice to Muslims on how to mend their relationship with the Quran, the author highlights (in this second and last episode) the problems preventing many of us from reflecting upon the Quran. By correcting these problems, the writer maintains, we…
Muslim Community- Racism and Ramadan

Muslim Community: Racism and Ramadan

EARLIER THIS YEAR I was a presenter at the 2017 ICNA conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The title of one of my two workshops was, “Looking Inward – Strategies to Mitigate Race Issues Within the Muslim Community”. By the will of Allah, the…

The Quran: My Best Friend

So why was the Quran revealed? The Quran was revealed as a guide for humankind; it was revealed as a manual for life, and we should use it as so. The Holy Quran should not just merely be a book that sits…

Islam Changes Destiny

The destiny of Bilal (RA) was changed when he chose one kind of slavery over another. He chose slavery to Allah over slavery to false deities. From that time forth, he would be opposed and persecuted for choosing Allah as His Lord.…