Lessons about good relationships in Sura Al Hujurat

By Dr Hossam Roushdi

“Careless habits may seem trivial to us, but they can have serious consequences. Sura Al Hujurat reminds us of the dangers of backbiting, slander and mocking others. False pride and an exaggerated sense of our own self importance is a problem that true believers must always guard themselves against. We should cultivate humility, and make excuses for others while holding ourselves to account at all times…”

Become a better husband, like Prophet Muhammad sws!

By Dr Husni Hammuda

“A growing number of marriages are failing because of wrong expectations and cultural habits that do not follow the Prophetic Sunnah. Our Prophet Muhammad sws was an exemplary husband.  He was the busiest man in the world: He led a nation as their political and spiritual leader, yet he helped with the humdrum chores at home. He helped with the housework; he mended his own clothes and sandals. More marriages will succeed if lazy husbands changed their attitude and  treated their wives with loving care and respect…”

How to stop worrying about the future..

By Nouman Ali Khan
“The big stories on our daily news bulletins range from endless wars and corrupt politicians to climate related catastrophes. When we consider the many crises all around us, it’s not surprising that many of us become anxious about the future. Here Nouman Ali Khan reminds us that the Holy Quran and the Prophetic Sunnah offers us reason for hope and reliance on Allah’s mercy…”

Caring for our fragile environment

By Arshad Gamiet
“Right now, there are floods in England and in Venice. There are wild fires raging in the Amazon, across California and parts of Australia. The forces of nature are sending us a clear message. We’re  doing something wrong, and planet Earth is complaining. But are we listening? Are we taking responsibility for our actions?”

Love for the Prophet Muhammad sws

By Ibrahim Al Tamimy
“If you think of all the noblest human qualities: kindness, mercy, generosity, wisdom, forbearance for others’ weakness, loving support to women and children, absolute honesty, sincerity and loyalty. All these qualities were shown in their most perfect form in the life example of Prophet Muhammad sws…”

Establishing trust in Allah

By Dr Zubair Chaudhry
What is Tawakkul/Trust in Allah? Why should we trust Allah? What are the benefits of trusting in Allah? In this series of talks, Dr Zubair Chaudhry explains by referring to the Quran and the Prophetic Traditions (Hadith)…

Hardship in this life avoids worse in the next life

By Dr Muein Shubib
“Dr Muein Shubib reassures us that the pain and hardship we have to endure from time to time, serves a good purpose. Islam teaches that any suffering in this life that we endure with patience and trust in Allah, will be rewarded by expiation of our sins in the life to come…”

Tafseer of Sura Al-Asr

By Dr Husni Hammuda

Sura Al Asr is one of the shortest chapters in the Holy Quran, yet it encapsulates everything that a true Believer should strive to be. In just three short verses, it emphatically proclaims that all humanity is in a state of loss, except for those who have Faith, who continuously do good deeds, and who support one another in observing Truth and patient perseverance ..