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Guard The Destroyer

By Khalil Moya
“Let us not allow our own tongues to be the instruments of our own destruction. Backbiting and slander are very serious sins in Islam…”

Don’t let Shaitaan divide us

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Sadaqah karaamah is the highest form of Charity in Islam. That’s when someone has harmed you, and you have the right to retaliate, but out of love for Allah, you choose to forgive and forbear…”

Trump’s world: the implications for Muslims

By Ebrahim Rasool
“South African Muslims enjoy respect and affection of the Black majority because we played a key role in the struggle against Apartheid. The lesson for Muslim minorities elsewhere is simply this: Be inclusive, be generous, be visibly engaged in helping others establish social and economic justice. That’s how you ensure a safe future for Islam in your country….”

Hardship: A Test of Faith and Patience

By Atif Jung
“As believers, we know that this life is not our final destination. The Quran promises us that we will be tested to our limits of endurance, to sort out the true from the false…”

Mind your heart: Stop lying!

By Khalil Moya
Prophet Muhammad sws said that the signs of a hypocrite are three: When he speaks, he tells lies; when he is entrusted with something, he betrays that trust; and when he promises, he breaks his promise…”

Challenges and Opportunities for Muslims in 2017

By Arshad Gamiet
” Let’s become visibly useful Muslims. Make Islam visible. Show that Islam is the best solution. Islam is not a problem, but lazy Muslims are. Protest marches by themselves are not enough. Anyone can make a noise and impress the world in front of a TV camera. That’s the easy bit. The hard bit takes longer, but it’s more effective. The hard bit is working day by day, to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people around you. When we do this, we earn love and respect for Muslims and for Islam…”

Ma sha Allah: Acknowledge Allah with gratitude (Sura Al Kahf)

By Osman Latif (Uthman Lateef)
“We should always humbly attribute our success and our wealth to Allah. Sura Al Kahf shows us the example of a man so puffed up with self-importance that he humiliated his poorer neighbour and forgot to thank Allah. His wealth was destroyed overnight, and his neighbour gently reminded him to acknowledge the Will of Allah; not to massage his own ego…

Have Their Backs!

By Khalil Moya
“We should never expose the faults of our brothers and sisters; this is a trick of Satan. Backbiting and undermining one another endangers our community….”

Trust Allah

By Arshad Gamiet
“It’s in a crisis that we show what we’re really made of. When we face a personal calamity, do we panic? Do we resort to desperate actions? Do we throw aside our moral and ethical values? Or do we calmly accept that Allah is testing us. Do we show our complete faith and trust in Allah? Do we do the right thing, even though it may be painful or difficult? This is the acid test. ..”