Allah has created the Angels with reasoning and without any desires. HE created the animals with desire but without any reasoning. HE created men with both reasoning and desires. SO if a man reasons more than his desire, he is more like an Angel but if he desires more than he reasons, he is like … More What is a man?
You had early starts. You worked or studied hard all week. Maybe you spent the week running after others, your family or children. As you take a well earned break, don’t forget to find time for yourself. Time to put your feet up. Enjoy good food and spend time with those you love. Be … More Thank Allah it’s Friday.
Do you sometimes pray and make dua but feel your dua is not being accepted or granted? Believe it or not, there are special circumstances and specific times in which your dua will be answered more swiftly than others. And Allah knows best. Below is a list: Dua during the holy month of … More The best time to make Dua
Has anyone been following the #Timesup and #Me too campaigns? An avalanche of female rage has been unleashed and titans of the film industry, like the Producer Harvey Weinstein have been taken down. One famous actress after another has come out and alleged sexual abuse at the hands of men. Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Natalie … More W is for Woman
I was on a recent long haul flight on Virgin Atlantic. My office pre-ordered Halal food for me like they usually do when I travel on work assignments. Virgin Atlantic, it is one of my favourite airlines especially for long haul flights. They are excellent at in flight customer service. I am not vegetarian but … More What do Muslims eat?
According to Hadith, there will be some who will be rich beyond their wildest dreams and others who will be dirt poor in the next life. Some of those who are wealthy in this dunya (life), will be shocked to find themselves poor and lacking in the next life. Likewise some of the poor people … More How to be rich in Jannah!
No boring punishing New Year resolutions here! Anyway we all know we break our New Year resolutions by February/March! So instead here is how to be a Happy New You in 2018: Make a new friend. One who is a bit different from you. Start a new fun hobby. Join an evening class or learn … More Happy New You!
I was in the U.A.E a few Christmas’s ago when I was staggered by a Christmas tree decorated with real pearls, over a hundred diamonds, emeralds sapphires and said to be valued at 11million. In a Muslim country. Even the Europeans were laughing at this ostentatious display of vulgarity. Sorry, wealth. This week, a painting of Jesus Christ, … More The Saudi Prince and the Jesus Painting
It’s official. The most eligible bachelor in the world, Prince Harry is off the market and is due to marry Meghan Markle in May 2018. There has been a lot of vitriol and racism directed towards Meghan Markle by the Press and public at large. Article after article written on her unsuitability to be a … More Meghan Markle a Very Modern Princess