Archive for June 2008

4 Months for Me to Grow Up!

4 Months for Me to Grow Up!

Its now been 22 weeks and I tell you my smile has not shortened one bit but actually got bigger and bigger. (blimey 22 weeks already)

Its amazing how fast time flies by and the time is dawning upon me to grow up lol.
But I must say how cool it is. Been 2 weeks and [...]

Higher State of Consciousness

Higher State of Consciousness

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
I attended a very interesting discourse yesterday.
It centred around the meaning and explanation, the Tafsir, of Surah Nas’r of the Holy Qur’an.
Basically, the Revelation of this Surah was a prophecy from Allah that the Muslims were to gain victory over Mecca.
It was an historic occasion.
It was an occasion when the [...]

Don’t Intimidate, Propagate!

Don't Intimidate, Propagate!

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
How do people spread Islam?
What methods do they use? Is there more than one?
Well to be honest, the way of life which is Islam is extremely diverse, spanning all aspects of a person’s lifestyle and therefore, its methods of propagation are also as diverse.
You have the standard method of Dawah [...]

The Islamic Apprentice?

The Islamic Apprentice?

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
So did you watch the final of ‘The Apprentice’ on BBC1?
Well then you know that Lee McQueen is now ‘Sir’ Alan’s new golden boy. Well done Lee, best wishes to you in your future role.
But as we all know from the episode, and the subsequent TV and radio show [...]

Does Islam celebrate Father’s Day?

Does Islam celebrate Father's Day?

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
‘Father’s Day is a celebration inaugurated in the early twentieth century to complement Mother’s Day in celebrating fatherhood and male parenting, and to honour and commemorate fathers and forefathers. Father’s Day is celebrated on a variety of dates worldwide and typically involves gift-giving to fathers and family-oriented activities…’ (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Father’s_Day [...]

Marriage Matters – The Review

Marriage Matters - The Review

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) the Marriage Matters seminar took place last Saturday with a decent turnout of around 100 women.
We had handouts of the seminar notes as well as the ‘controversial’ (!) ‘10 Tips to be a Successful Husband/Wife’ leaflet. Please see below for the links to [...]

Marriage Matters – Ladies Seminar

Marriage Matters - Ladies Seminar

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well it’s here – finally!
Insha-Allah (with the Will of Allah) this Saturday, 7 June 2008 we will be holding the long awaited ‘Marriage Matters’ seminar for ladies only (the one for men is going to be soon after insha-Allah).
The seminar will focus on the position of marriage, relationships and family [...]