if you wouldn’t feel comfortable walking out of the house wearing certain garments, then do not stand before your Lord in prayer with those same garments.
When you raise your hands to declare, ‘Allah is Greater’, you are in otheconverse with your Maker. Wear your best garments, take your time, understand who you are standing before, and when you raise your hands to make the takbeer, remind yourself to leave the world behind you…

Back 2 Basics – What Is Islam?

What is Islaam? Al-Islaam is derived from, “aslama lish-shay”, meaning he submitted to it. As it is said inthe language, “aslama nafsahu lilqatl”, (he submitted himself to being killed)”, meaning that he submitted to being killed. So a person did islaam of himself, means that he submitted to that thing. So therefore Islaam is submitting […]

Sundays double chocolate fudge brownies

Easy way to get my son involved in the kitchen is to bake brownies! But it’s Sunday today so I thought why not go rich and luscious with my double chocolate fudge brownies! So simple and easy that will have you and the kids both licking the bowl!.    Ingredients – serves 10-12 200g Dark […]


The third matter “whoever obeys the Messenger and singles out Allah, then it is not permissible for him to love and ally himself with those who oppose Allah and His Messenger, even if they be those most closely related to him“. This is the matter of Al-Walaa’ wal-Baraa’ (Alliance and Dissociation), that means to have love […]