Posts Tagged ‘Pharoah’

Coping With Fear

By Leila Adam Don’t allow undisciplined fear to make you jump on a bandwagon or act rashly on impulse against perceived injustices. Surah Al Qasas 1-46 is the story of Prophet Musa (Moses), `alayhi as-salaam (peace be upon him), growing up in the house of Fir`awn (Pharoah) and then entering his life of prophet-hood. I […]

Throw the Baby: Trusting in Allah

One of the pillars of imaan (belief in Allah) is to believe in the Divine Decree – the good and bad of it. This means that we as Muslims are supposed to have complete belief and unwavering certainty in the Plan of Allah and His Decrees for us, whether they may appear good or not […]

Pharaoh’s Traits in the Qur’an

In recent weeks we have seen a modern-day Pharaoh brought to his knees. This is not the first time this has happened in history, nor will it be the last. When we read the Qur’an we find that the most-mentioned prophet is Moses (as). A core element of the story of Musa (as) is his confrontation […]

Part II: 8 Reflections from an American Student in Cairo

Part I | Part II 5. Speaking a word of truth to a tyrant under the threat of death can be easier to accept than the daily struggle of working for this deen. I hope this statement is in no way misunderstood as belittling the struggle that is going on in Egypt. Just as Musa […]