The phenomenon of lying which has regretfully become a “fabric of social life.”
Kindness between spouses as a reflection of faith.
The meaning and significance of modesty in Islamic ethics, and how it differs from the Western concept.
Three stories from the prophetic narrations demonstrating the relationship between the character traits of modesty as shyness, and the seemly behavior that results from actively pursuing them.
Three more stories from the prophetic narrations demonstrating the character trait of modesty and the sense of shame that underlies and accompanies it, producing virtuous propriety in one’s deeds.
The compassion and mercy of Islam not only encompasses humanity, but also extends to all creatures in the world.
Justice as a basic objective of Islam and a moral virtue, and the standard of justice envisaged by the Quran.
Truthfulness in Islam, the injunction towards it, and the status of those who practice it.
Falsehood, the opposite of truthfulness; and the warning against insincerity, lying, deceit and hypocrisy.
Visiting the sick is an obligation rewarded by the Most Merciful, God, and the practice of his merciful Prophet, Muhammad.
The reward, etiquette and manners of visiting the sick.
Caring for one’s parents in Islam is considered an honor and a blessing, and an opportunity for great spiritual growth.
The perfect altruism of the earliest Muslim society, a unique example for later generations.
The meaning of worship, and spirit and purpose of prayer in Islam.
More on the spirit and purpose of prayer in Islam, as well as the spirit of fasting.
The spirit of the Zakah (obligatory charity), and a glimpse of the Hajj.
The basis upon which the concept of morality is built in Islam.
Some practical examples of moral commandments in the Quran dealing with various aspects of social and individual relations.
A look into how much freedom we really do and don’t have over ourselves and lives.
An Islamic view of Destiny, and how Muslims practically implement this concept into their lives.
Quranic injunctions on parents.
The great respect Islam gives to mothers.
How one can show appreciation to their parents even after their death.
The definition and value of generosity in Islam.
The importance and reward for the one who is honest.
The role of humility in Islam.
The importance of trustworthiness and the severe warning against treachery in the Islam.
Prophetic advices on the importance of healthy neighbourly relations
Why do bad things happen according to the Quran?
Suffering is a means of purifying oneself.
Testing the believers through adversity.
The tested one is in the company of the righteous.
So how should we deal with grief?
The place of morality in Islam and its relation to worship.
Good manners taught by Prophet Muhammad.
Advice that leads to pleasing God.
The importance of personal hygiene in Islam.
Five natural ways of personal hygiene taught by Islam.
The ideal Muslim character is distinct and balanced and it embodies the teachings of the Qur’an and the Hadith. It consists of many different relationships; with his Lord, his own self, his family and the people around him.
The value of good friends.
Why Muslims from all over the world use the same greeting.
Why your heart should be attached to the mosque.
Remembrance of God leads to peace and happiness in this life.
Outbursts of rage are not from the teachings of Islam. Anger must be managed in an acceptable way.
How to behave when angry, with examples from the Quran and the traditions of Prophet Muhammad.
Islam’s perspective on self development. Part 1: Inspiration from divine guidance nurtures human development.
Islam’s perspective on self development. Part 2: The concept of answerability and self-purification.
Islam’s perspective on self development. Part 3: Being mindful of God and reflecting on our actions leads to improving ourselves.
Smiling is a simple way to follow the teachings of Prophet Muhammad, spread happiness, and improve your health at the same time.
A beautiful advice by Prophet Muhammad regarding using the tongue wisely and showing kindness to neighbors and guests.
The rights of guests and the responsibilities of the guests towards their hosts.
The worship in Islam involves both body and soul and develops a person to become a better human being.
Free will, self-control and the path to success.
How Islam teaches self-control and thus sets us up for success.
Prophet Muhammad led people with love, compassion and genuine care and this is why he gained unparallel respect and obedience.
A look at the meaning of values and the influence they have on our behavior. Who decides what is right and what is wrong?
We are not like robots that have no choice in our actions. Everything happens by the will of God but at the same time we have a free will to choose our choices and this is why we are accountable for our actions.
A look at the traditions of Prophet Muhammad encouraging smiling and how 21st century knowledge reveals some surprising benefits.
Twenty-first century studies and research confirm Prophet Muhammad’s advice that it is beneficial to control your anger.
How the concept of khushoo can help cultivate mindfulness and make our lives more enjoyable and meaningful.
An explanation of what the word Shariah means and the details of the place it holds in the life of a Muslim.
Business ethics from an Islamic perspective and Prophet Muhammad’s advice about buying and selling.
A discussion of usury and its effects, and a look at deception and other prohibitions in Islamic business and trade.
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