The Ideal Muslim Family
The Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “I and the one who cares for an orphan will be in Paradise like these two,” and he gestured with his two fingers, meaning the forefinger and the middle finger”. Join me along with the CEO of The Muslim Foster Network (MFN) to learn more about this topic and the eforts of (MFN) which aims to support Muslim children in finding exceptional foster carers who can provide stability, support and love to a child. MFN as an organization are committed to support every Muslim child who has faced separation from their families and empower carers to give back to the community and support the growth and development of a foster child.
Sh Dr Haitham al-Haddad & Sh Dr Sajid Umar discuss in this special Unscripted episode an increasingly common pitfall of reducing discourse to the material, short-term causes and effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the latest lockdown. How can we nurture a holistic and comprehensive approach to protect ourselves and our community’s lives, economy, mental health and Imān? Tune in to be part of the convo.
An exclusive series with Sh. Sajid Umar as he covers extensively the art of being parents.
The final part of the story of the Seven Sleepers. Upon asking Allah “Shower upon us your mercy”, Allah responds by:
1. Granting them shelter in a cave
2. Allowing them to sleep a restful sleep
3. Making their sleep undisturbed
4. Situating the dog near the entrance of the cave to be as a deterrent / guard
5. Filling the heart of whoever came close to the cave with fear
6. Not letting the sunshine directly hit the cave during sunrise and sunset didn’t
7. Allowing them to toss and turn so their bodies were not lifeless
When they woke up and the word ‘walyatalattaf’ “وليتلطٌف” (found in the middle of the Quran) is mentioned. What can we derive from this word and how should we act at a time of weakness.