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How to Consistently Wake Up 45 Minutes Before Fajr Adhan

One of the challenges that a Muslim faces when trying to wake up for Fajr every day is the constant shifting of the Fajr prayer. Depending on the season you’re in, it constantly shifts either few minutes forward each day or a few minutes back each day. Thus, it can be difficult to keep up with a varied Fajr schedule throughout the year. So how does one overcome this challenge?

How Being Chronically Late for Salah Affects Your Productivity & What to Do About It

When you are always late for salah, it says a lot about you and your character. It shows that you lack discipline, internal strength, and integrity to be where you are supposed to be ‘on time’ for your most important appointments of the day, and you are not dependable.

No one likes to say about themselves that they are not dependable or lack discipline, but actions speak louder than words, and being late for salah is the first warning that you are on a slippery slope towards being chronically late in everything else in your life.

If you are wondering why there is a delay in your sustenance, in your marriage, in your work, in your health, look into your salah: are you delaying it? More...

8 Ways to Revive Your “Ramadan-Relationship” with the Qur’an

It has been two months since the blessed month of Ramadan. During this time, and for the next two months, the companions of the Prophet Muhammad ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) would make Du’a that their Ramadan was accepted from them. What about us? Have we forgotten about the progress we made? Have we continued the beautiful actions we did? What is your motivation to continue once this blessed month has long passed? The month of Ramadan is widely known as the month of the Qur’an. One of the many beautiful things about Ramadan is that it is the month where almost everyone makes an extra effort to have a special relationship with the Qur’an, whether it is increasing recitation, or pondering more over the meaning of the great verses. More

5 Parenting Strategies That Are Not Productive & What To Do Instead

Sometimes the only parenting strategies that we use are the ones that we ourselves were raised with. Maybe they were the ones that were popular at the time and everyone was doing it with their children. More often than not, we employ certain parenting strategies without realising if they are effective or not. To make sure we are raising strong future members of the Ummah, we have to reflect on our parenting and evaluate whether we are doing the best we can. If you find yourself using some of these ineffective parenting strategies then read on to discover how you can change your parenting practice to be an effective parent. More...