Monthly Archives: February 2011

An Excellent Role Model

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim I read a short biography on a Sahabah (Companion) of Prophet Muhammad salla allah alayhi wassalam and am inspired by his behavior and attitude. Please read about Abdullah ibn Umar r.a. from this link: http://www.muslimaccess.com/sunnah/sahabah/ABDULLAH_IBN_UMAR.htm Even though … Continue reading

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Gentle Reminder to Myself

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) said, “How wonderful is the situation of the believer, for all his affairs are good. If something good happens to him, he gives thanks for it and that is good for … Continue reading

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Love is…

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim Being incessantly bombarded by advertisements and messages promoting Valentine’s Day (Oof! I hate misplaced capitalism!), unfortunately my world view is very much influenced by it and my thoughts are on Love right now and this is just … Continue reading

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LifeParenting Series: Potential Awareness

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim Al Quran, Surah Al Baqarah, verse 30, ” Behold, thy Lord said to the angels: “I will create a vicegerent on earth.” “ When we study Surah Al Baqarah, verses 30 to 34, it is clear from these verses … Continue reading

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LifeParenting Series: Khalifah Method

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir- Rahim A few days ago, I discovered that my youngest son had done something inappropriate, which violated one of the boundaries I had established years ago. It stunned me and I was slow to react, not wishing … Continue reading

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LifeParenting Series: Family Vision

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim This is the 2nd installment of the LifeParenting  Series. The topic is on creating a Family Vision statement as a tool to help your family progress. It is necessary for everyone in the family to be involved … Continue reading

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Introduction to the LifeParenting Series

BismilLah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim The idea to work on a series of articles on parenting had been percolating in my mind since early this year. The boys and I were putting together our annual Inspiration Board when the desire to organise … Continue reading

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