Book Reviews (Family)

“Nurturing Eeman in Children” Author: Dr. Aisha Hamdan Pages: 223 Publisher: International Islamic Publishing House Availability: Dawah Books, Phase 5, DHA, Karachi One of the greatest gifts Allah (swt) has bestowed on us is our children. Along with the joys of...

The Art of Complimenting

“You look amazing!” “Your eyes are so beautiful!” “Masha’Allah, what a beautiful house!” “You delivered this Dars so effectively!” “I don’t think anybody can cook as well as you do!” Sounds familiar? I’m sure it does, because either we hear such words from someone or...

The Vanity Affair

Raising children to be knowledgeable, practicing Muslims poses many challenges. The Internet, television, movies and the iPod inundate children with visual and auditory messages, often competing and being contrary to Islamic values. Technology alone, however, cannot...

What does a Beautiful Soul look like?

It is often said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In Islam, however, Allah (swt) sets for us certain guidelines to live and decide by, so that personal human opinions are not involved. Even true beauty is defined in our religion. While in today’s world we...