Divorcing an Atheist

Khula and Talaq have become common terms today. One of the reasons for annulling marriage in Islam is when a spouse turns atheist. Anyone, who steps out of the fold of Islam, is not considered to be a worthwhile life partner or a responsible parent. Hiba interviews a...

Be Smart Parents. Let Your Kids Be Bored!

In boredom, they discover who they really are Researchers say boredom provides an inner quiet that helps children with self-awareness. “Kids need to sit in their own boredom for the world to become quiet enough that they can hear themselves.” (Dr. Vanessa Lapointe) If...

What I Learned from my Divorce

Like for many Pakistanis, my marriage was an arranged one. My wife and I had similar upbringings, cultural values, financial standings, and seemingly similar mentalities. My family introduced us; we had a couple of meetings; everything seemed good; we did our...

Live Your Own Life

The Messenger of Allah (sa) said: “Indeed among the excellence of a person’s Islam is that he leaves what does not concern him.” (At-Tirmidhi) Perhaps, we’ve never needed these words more than today. The Prophet (sa) used to speak in short, meaningful phrases,...

Get Out of the Rut Today!

Accept responsibility for your own life. I have observed that when most people get stuck, they try to blame others for their difficulties. However, the truth is that the older you get, the more responsible you become for your circumstances. Success on any major scale...