Mentoring to the right path of Islam

Parenting

General Islamic Principles: Please Note!

In Islaam, there is no such thing as a girlfriend-boyfriend relationship. You are either married or you are not. This is what we Muslim children should know at the early stage. Parents should not wait for their children to come to them when they are teenagers to ask about girlfriend-boyfriend relationship. At this late stage, even if we forbid them to have…

Privacy With The Opposite Sex

Brothers and sisters in Islaam, Allaah says in the noble Qur’aan: “O you who believe! Follow not the footsteps of Shaytaan (satan). And whosoever follows the footsteps of Satan, then verily he commands what is indecent and wrong.” [Qur’aan 24:21] One of the Satan’s means to tempt people into sin, is privacy with non-mahram women/men, for this reason, being in privacy with…

The Meaning of A “Life Partner”

Most people have or want to have a soul mate, a second half, or a life partner and understanding the true meaning of that is also vital for a successful marriage. The foremost quality which Muslim men desire in a wife, after beauty and physical attractiveness, is that she be obedient and servile, and that she do their chores without being told…

The Behavior of Prophet Muhammad [ ﺻﻠﯽ ﺍﻟﻠﮧ ﻋﻠﯿﮧ ﻭﺳﻠﻢ ] with his wives

Allaah says in the Qur’aan: “You have indeed in the Messenger of Allaah, a beautiful example (of conduct) for anyone whose hope is in Allah and the Final Day, and who remembers Allah much.” [Qur’aan – 33:21] The noble prophet Muhammad [ ﺻﻠﯽ ﺍﻟﻠﮧ ﻋﻠﯿﮧ ﻭﺳﻠﻢ ] overlooked his wives’ shortcomings, and tolerated their unreasonable behavior. The books of ahadith are replete…

LET’S TALK ABOUT LUST…

No doubt, premarital sex (zina) is expressly prohibited in Islaam and it is a major sin. Allaah tells us to close all doors and avenues that may lead to zina (fornication and adultery) Allaah says: “And do not even go close to Zina! Truly, it is a gross obscenity and an evil path (to go down).” [al-Qur’an, 17:32] Adultery/fornication, is prohibited and…

Have You Heard: “The Parents Rights”?

Yes! It is no longer a news seeing people fighting for children’s rights and women rights. BUT what about the rights of our parents who aside the fact that they did not abort us from the embryonic stages, they take us as their best friends. Parents right is one of the most important rights upon us after the rights of Almighty Allaah.…

The Importance of Breastfeeding Your Child

By Lekan Yakub Assalaamualykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh, As part of our Islamic mentoring activities on our website www.rafeeqee.com, I will like to share with you a short article on the importance of breastfeeding your child. Kindly read and share with others please. As a parent, one of the first right your child has over you is “breasfeeding” and it must be…