Archive for the ‘Spouse’ category

Love is in the Air

Love is in the air! …Or at least that’s what advertisers want you to think this month. While it’s nice to express your love often, Valentine’s Day comes once a year, leaving you no choice but to do so or risk seeming heartless. For the owners of floral boutiques and chocolate shops, Eid comes in […]

The Woman at the Coffee Shop

He looked straight at her as he called her profane names, loud enough for everyone to hear. “Dude, you’re embarrassing me! Stop. Besides, I don’t think she is Muslim,” I said. “She is Palestinian, isn’t she? What is she doing? Going out with a white guy…” he said conspicuously in Arabic, adding in several more […]

Love in Islam

Valentine’s Day I once dropped by the MSA at the University of Tulsa and heard a very disturbing story. A man from the area had left Islam and had recently given a talk at a local church about his apostasy. He claimed that there was no love in Islam. He felt that the Islamic way […]

Successful Marriages: Part IV

Lecture by Suhaib Webb | Transcribed by Fuseina Mohamad Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV Problem Number Four: Getting Married and Leaving the Community The fourth is falling into the trap of being a young professional and leaving the community.  Before we get married we’re active. One brother asked one time, […]

Successful Marriages: Part III

Lecture by Suhaib Webb | Transcribed by Fuseina Mohamad Read Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV Problem Number Two: Marriage Makes Me Happy The second major problem that people fall into – and there was a fifteen year study done in the West [on this] – 95% of people said, “[I […]

Successful Marriages: Part II

Lecture by Suhaib Webb | Transcribed by Fuseina Mohamad Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV Issue Number One: Let’s Copy My Parents The first pitfall that people recognized is: “We’re going to do it like my family did it. We’re going to do it like my mother and father did it.”  And she’s […]

Successful Marriages: Part I

Lecture by Suhaib Webb  | Transcribed by Fuseina Mohamad Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV We begin in the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. We ask Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (the Exalted and Glorified) to send His Peace and Blessings upon the Prophet salla Allahu `alayhi wa sallam (may […]

Question of the Week: “Why are Muslims Divorcing?”

Asalamu alaykum, With divorce reaching an abnormally high rate amongst Muslims, let us take some time out to ask why? What are your thoughts? Why are Muslims divorcing and what can be done to stop the bleeding at an individual and community level? Suhaib Webb