Practice Makes Perfect

If people understood what Islam was, There wouldn’t be near two thousand mosques, And there certainly wouldn’t be halal food in the shops, Islam wouldn’t be taught In your child’s school, Segregation wouldn’t be starting at our swimming pools, There wouldn’t be madrassas popping up all over the country, And past politicians wouldn’t have allowed…

Hidden Wounds

She met him at work,She knew about his religion,That didn’t concern. Got to know each other fast,Not long until they took the Nikah contract,The Shahada was first,Little did she know,It couldn’t be reversed. He treated her like a princess before,If only she’d have known what was in store. She wanted to please,Try as she might…

Prayer

The Pillars of Islam are very rarely discussed from the perspective of a non-Muslim. I will be covering all pillars and the importance for non-Muslims in order to understand the Pillars of Islam and what it could mean for themselves or their families in the future. All five pillars are obligatory and the laws surrounding…

The Shahada

The Pillars of Islam are very rarely discussed from the perspective of a non-Islamic person, I will be covering all pillars and the importance for non-Muslims to understand the Pillars of Islam and what it could mean for themselves or their families in the future. Pillar One, the Shahada. There are five pillars in Sunni…

Jihad & The Call to Islam

“Jihad means to war against non-Muslims, and is etymologically derived from the word mujahada signifying warfare to establish the religion.”[1] As described in Islamic sacred law, Reliance of the traveller[2] , the scriptural basis for Jihad in the Qur’an and Hadith is: “Fighting is prescribed for you.” (2.216) “Slay them wherever you find them.” (4.89)…