Family

A well-balanced and healthy family is the foundation of an effective and successful society; this is where each individual finds the opportunity to find out his potentials and paves the way for future successes and achievements. Islam, by defining the role and responsibilities of each family member and illustrating a perfect family before our eyes, has fully provided the proper atmosphere for every human being to flourish his/her abilities and ultimately find his/her way toward Allah.

“And of His signs is that He created for you mates from your own selves that you may take comfort in them, and He ordained affection and mercy between you. There are indeed signs in that for a people who reflect”(30: 21).

Issues concerning freedom may arouse a special sense of curiosity; they always look appealing and interesting to people. Perhaps it is because freedom has been human beings’ ideal throughout history. Everyone is so interested in freedom that they...

Sitting on the porch of her house, with a deep frown on her face, she seemed absorbed by some unending thoughts. She did not know where she was, neither the boy who was so kindly and attentively taking care of her nor the deep unknown feeling...

Family is not only a place for reproduction but also a site for growing the healthy spirit and character of human beings.

Getting married, yesterday’s girl and boy become today’s husband and wife; they form the most basic and important foundation in the society in which each of them is bound to perform certain duties. In this peaceful and calming bond, no person is...

A wealthy man went to Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) home to visit him. While they were speaking, the holy Prophet (PBUH) sat his grandchild, Hussain (AS) on his lap and started kissing him. The man was looking at Prophet’s behavior toward the child...

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converting to Islam, salamislam, marriage in Islam

Although we keep hearing and reading criticisms about people who live a routine life with no specific changes, there are still not many people who experience huge changes in their lives. Most...

mothers in Islam, salamislam

Mothers in Islam are held in very high esteem. How a Muslim should treat their parents, especially the mother, is underlined in the Quran and Hadiths [i]. Several verses in the Quran emphasize the...