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Tuesday 7 December 2021

Personal Development

Reflections on religious lifestyle and modern society

In this article, I explore the encounter between my Islamic world view and modern society. The six long months of lockdown have revealed some...

Strengthen your connection with the Almighty

Praying is the second most essential part of Islam after declaring one's religion. Prayer includes two aspects: purification and presence. The transcendental can be...

Being mindful in a foggy misty world: The meaning of Taqwa (Part 1)

Awareness is central in our daily activities and even more so in prayer, meditation, zikr, recitation of the Quran. This state of awareness is...

How to develop a reading habit

As Muslims, we cannot underestimate the importance of reading, especially when the first word revealed to our Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was “Read!” Yet, whenever the topic...

How this revert woman learned how to pray

Before you watch this video, keep in mind that it is not a step-by-step guide on praying. This video features a revert who explains...

Why should you be grateful everyday?

Gratitude. It's something we experience every now and again. It instils positivity and well-being in a person's life. However, it can be difficult to remain grateful...

Judgmentalism: The wrongness of fault-finding and blaming others

Invitation Publishing recently published a new book titled ‘Am I judgmental if I say you’re judgmental? Everyone’s problem that nobody knows about’. Its author...

Here’s good news: You can have the freedom from…

As we approach the final days of Ramadan, we eagerly expect the good news of ‘Itqum min naar’, freedom from the fire. How do...

Making the most of Ramadan

We are already halfway through Ramadan and soon enough, like every year, we will be wishing we had done more in this blessed month....

Pay attention! A key to a productive life: how regular prayer can enhance ability...

Attention is the ability to process information while ignoring distractions. It can take several forms. For example, it can be ‘focused’ (responding to a...