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Aaisha’s Ramadaan Diaries, Day 24 – On Taraweeh and Mufti Menk

Aaisha’s Ramadaan Diaries, Day 24 – On Taraweeh and Mufti Menk

Day 24: Taraweeh at Bosmont Masjid with Mufti Menk On Tuesday, my friend Naadira invited a couple of friends and me to her house for iftar (the meal we have upon completion of the fast), and to visit Bosmont Masjid for Taraweeh (more on that below) after with Mufti Menk. She lives in Newclare, which […]

What Makes Ramadan A Blessed Month

What Makes Ramadan A Blessed Month

INTRODUCTION But what makes Ramadan a blessed month?  Why do Muslims fast during this month?  What are the spiritual benefits of fasting?  All these questions and more are addressed in this article that introduces you to a month long spiritual journey that over 1.4 billion Muslims engage in worldwide. The Quran says what means: “It […]

Last Sermon Of Holy Prophet Mohamad

Last Sermon Of Holy Prophet Mohamad

*This Sermon was delivered on the ninth day of DHUL-HIJJAH 10 AD in the Uranah Valley of  Mount Arrafat* *”O people, lend me an attentive ear, for I know not whether, after this year, I shall ever be amongst you again. Therefore listen to what I am saying to you very carefully and TAKE THESE […]

What Is Ramadan?

What Is Ramadan?

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a time of fasting for the Islamic people. Each day during this month, Muslims all over the world abstain from eating, drinking, smoking, as well as participating in anything that is ill-natured or excessive; from dawn until the sun sets. Fasting is intended to […]

5 Reasons Not to Take Every “Great Opportunity” That Comes Your Way

5 Reasons Not to Take Every “Great Opportunity” That Comes Your Way

Do you ever find yourself wanting to take every great opportunity that comes your way? Just because an opportunity presents itself and it looks appealing, doesn’t necessarily mean it is from God. And sometimes there are good reasons to say “no” and pass on that opportunity. The Bible gives us principles to help us discern […]

27 Beautiful Bible Verses For Every Woman In Need Of Love, Reassurance And Strength

27 Beautiful Bible Verses For Every Woman In Need Of Love, Reassurance And Strength

1. “God is within her, she will not fall.” — Psalm 46:5 2. “She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.” — Proverbs 31:25 3. “The Lord is my strength and my shield.” — Psalm 28:76 4. “I loved you at your darkest.” — Romans 5:8 5. “Be […]

Religion Declining, Secularism Surging

Religion Declining, Secularism Surging

An ongoing spate of recent studies – looking at various countries around the world – all show the same thing: religion is in decline. From Scandinavia to South America, and from Vancouver to Seoul, the world is experiencing an unprecedented wave of secularization. Indeed, as a recent National Geographic report confirms, the world’s newest religion […]

Can Women Really Have it All?

Can Women Really Have it All?

It is difficult to believe roughly one hundred years ago women were denied a vote. No say. No rights. Nothing. Now, she can have it all. As women of the west we know the phrase, “You can have it all.” We’ve heard it all our lives. Movies, media, and our parents told us we could […]

The Christian Bucket List: 50 Things to Do Before Heaven

The Christian Bucket List: 50 Things to Do Before Heaven

This has become a popular parlor game and a best-selling theme for all kinds of books — places to go, things to do, foods to eat, scenes to see, before you leave this world, or “kick the bucket.” That’s what gave it the name “bucket list.” Hollywood made a movie about this a few years […]

Worship is More than Singing

Worship is More than Singing

I often struggle with the music at modern churches. It’s so loud, I’ve been known to covertly stick my fingers in my ears so I can hear myself sing, because if I don’t I can’t even tell if I’m singing in the right key or not. I can’t hear anyone around me singing either. Last […]