Of Lightening and Thunderstorms…

thunder, storms, rains, winds, weather While we were coming home yesterday, both of my Betas in the car along with me, we were caught by a sudden downpour. It began raining fast and we were only halfway back home.
The weather in Karachi had been so hot last month that we were more than glad to see such a pleasant change in the weather, both kids beaming and chattering in full excitement, watching huge amounts of water that had collected on the roads now and making discussions of what activity to indulge in as soon as they reached home. The activity they were planning was no other than that of playing out in the lawn in the rain!

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Welcome Ramadhan 2015!

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So Ramadhan is here once again Masha’Allah and all of us have finally reached this month, thanks to Allah Subhan Ahu Wa Ta’ala. We are all alive and breathing and making an effort every now and then to remember Him and please Him. Continue reading

Reading the Quran: Every Effort Counts!

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Many of you are new to Islam and now that Ramadhan is coming, ensure that you are not at all discouraged when you hear how others have been finishing Juzz after Juzz of the Qura’an, but you have done only a little. Never mind the quantity. The main thing is your Niyyah; the purer your intentions are, the better will be your act and the virtuous will be the rewards in the HereAfter! Continue reading

Make Your Kids Ready For Ramadhan!

motivate kids, ramadhan, ramadhan 2015, islam, prepare for ramadhan, ramzan The gates of Heaven are opened during this month, the Shaytaan is chained up 🙂 and the gates of Hell are closed! This is one important reminder for kids to make them understand the importance of this month. The gates of Heaven from where abound unlimited Mercy and Forgiveness, Love and Peace are open to all by Allah SubhanahuWaTa’ala, He wants us all to seek His Pleasure during this month and grab for ourselves His bounties in unlimited amounts. 

The first week of Shaba’an has gone by already and Ramadhan will be here in no time at all. You have read my article about how to prepare yourself for Ramadhan, now here is another one how to actually motivate your kids for the upcoming days so they may also be in a similar state of thought and well being. Continue reading

What About A Good Word?

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No words can describe the beauty of the above Verse (Chapter 14, Verse 24) in the Quran. The Verses 25 and 26 follow, illustrating the comparison in further detail,

“Have you not considered how Allah presents an example, [making] a good word like a good tree, whose root is firmly fixed and its branches [high] in the sky? It produces its fruit all the time, by permission of its Lord. And Allah presents examples for the people that perhaps they will be reminded. And the example of a bad word is like a bad tree, uprooted from the surface of the earth, not having any stability.”

This Verse has a powerful message to the whole of humanity. Continue reading

Is your child doing Quran Hifdh?

This post is for all parents whose children are currently doing Quran Hifdh or have finished off with it. It has a few tips and ways that you can follow to ensure your child remains motivated always for reading and learning the Quran.

I wrote it in the beginning and I am sure most of you must have missed it. here it is again.

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If your child, either boy or girl has completed Quran Hifdh, or is still on its way to completion, then this is a must read for you! here are a few tips that you should follow to maintain a healthy environment positive to learning and encouragement.

kid_pray.png (164×211)The process of Quran Hifdh is a journey in itself that continues not for an year or two, but for the whole life time. As a parent, you have the ultimate responsibility to take care of your child and do the following:

Be patient. As said earlier, the process  of Quran Hifdh continues for ever so you must seek patience from Allah Almighty and wait.

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Best Apps for Learning Quran Vocabulary

As I told you previously in the various ways for how to understand Quran vocabulary, I mentioned the process of learning through a Word-to-Word translated Quran Shareef. One way to learn Quran Vocabulary words one by one molumen_Old_book.png (300×289)or in a sentence form is to either buy such Quran Shareef (in book form) from a reputed Islamic Publishing House that is translated by a worthy Islamic scholar.

Please refer to any reputed Quran Institute or Instructor before buying so you may know the best one that offers the simplest translation in your native language. Continue reading

How To Understand Quran Vocabulary

heart-candle.png (169×162)While reading the Quran scripture in Arabic, the thought that comes to mind is, that what exactly is written here? What do these Verses, that I am reading, mean? What is the Message they are conveying?

To understand Quran Vocabulary is important so you may exactly know what you are reading and may try to implement whatever you have learned in your daily lives, also you can narrate messages to your family members or tell stories from the Quran to your kids with much ease. Continue reading

Best Apps for Quran Hifdh

learn-icon.png (260×242)Are you looking for some apps for Quran Hifdh (Quran memorization)? Are you a parent whose child is learning the Quran? Then, Read some tips for parents whose child is doing Quran Hifdh. Also, check out these following apps from Google Play which are really good: Continue reading

Is your child doing Quran Hifdh?

If your child, either boy or girl has completed Quran Hifdh, or is still on its way to completion, then this is a must read for you! here are a few tips that you should follow to maintain a healthy environment positive to learning and encouragement.

kid_pray.png (164×211)The process of Quran Hifdh is a journey in itself that continues not for an year or two, but for the whole life time. As a parent, you have the ultimate responsibility to take care of your child and do the following:

Be patient. As said earlier, the process  of Quran Hifdh continues for ever so you must seek patience from Allah Almighty and wait. Continue reading