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Noble Companions and Muslim Heroes

How the First Lady of Islam has set an example for all women

By Moin Qazi
In his own words, Prophet Muhammad sws paid tribute to his first wife, Khadija: !“God Almighty never granted me anyone better in this life than her. She accepted me when people rejected me; she believed in me when people doubted me; she shared her wealth with me when people deprived me, and God granted me children only through her.”

Continue your good deeds after Ramadan

By Dr Moin Shubib

Too often we Muslims neglect the good things we did during Ramadan. We slip back into old bad habits. We think that out best behaviour can wait till next Ramadan, but how can we be sure that we will live that long?

Remembering Death

By Zaheer Yaqoob
“Jannah doesn’t come easy. We have to struggle with heart and soul to know Allah and to seek Allah’s good pleasure. This is a lifelong struggle..”

Eidul Fitr khutbah by Dr Muein Shubib

By Dr Muein Shubib
“This inspiring, short khutbah was delivered By Dr Muein Subib at the Jurgens Centre, Englefield Green, Surrey, UK on 15 June 2018

To view the video khutbah, please click here:”

Hold the world (dunya) in your hands, not in your heart.

By Radia Razack
“. Attachment has its opposite, detachment. Moving from the extreme of attachment towards detachment is a migration that presents much challenge to the human psyche. We find ourselves forming attachments to the world and its many bedazzlements, to the extent that it sometimes becomes an obsession or drive. ..”

‘Flu and illness are tests of patience

By Dr Husni Hammuda
“Illness is a form of expiation of sins. Prophet Muhammad reminds us that if we endure the discomfort of ill health in this life with patience, Allah will remove from our burdens in the next life…”

Empathy: the lesson of Sura Al Fiil (The Elephant)

By Sheikh Hasan Elwan.
A thought provoking khutbah about the true meaning of Sura Al Fiil (The Elephant). Through empathy we can understand the fear and pain of our enemy, and not to react in kind. We should understand and acknowledge their fear, and seek to win over their hearts and minds. By self-mastery, taming our inward state, we can become agents of mercy to others…

Learning to Trust Allah

By Arshad Gamiet
“We live in uncertain times. This week the mega-business Carillion went into liquidation. Many jobs and livelihoods will be lost. How should we behave when we lose our job or face a calamity? Do we panic? Do we react in a desperate or unethical way? Or do we take a deep breath and trust Allah to deliver us safely to a better future?”