“Islam requires community & I am an Introvert”

“Islam requires community & I am an Introvert”

I received this question recently. A great question. I think we all tend to have some mix of introversion and extroversion – no one is all introvert or all extrovert. You will find that when someone you consider an “introvert” is talking about their favorite topic, they light up and become the life of the party.

Why did everyone hoard toilet paper?

Why did everyone hoard toilet paper?

“And Allah is powerful over everything.” [2:20] This phrase above occurs 33 times in the Quran. I was reading about hoarding during the coronavirus pandemic. The first item to go was toilet paper. Of alllll the things… it was toilet paper!

Provision is from Allah

Provision is from Allah

“Whoever is conscious of Allah – He will make for them a way out and provide for them in a way that they do not expect.” [65:2] This verse is so powerful and short. Yet so difficult for many of us to bring into our lives and act upon.

Trusting in Allah

Trusting in Allah

“And whoever relies upon Allah – then He is sufficient for him.” [65:3] This is one of my favorite verses in the Quran. And I believe that in our present situation it has become even more important. Rely upon Allah and He will be sufficient for you.

Materialism and the Quran

Materialism and the Quran

I have been reading more about materialism – the belief that we are only material and do not have a spiritual (immaterial) side. The Quran does address this in many ways.

Mankind’s Mistakes

Mankind’s Mistakes

Continuing our discussion from our previous post on the creation of mankind (which can tell us more about our purpose on Earth as described by the Quran): Allah commanded the angels to bow to the new creation.

Mankind’s Knowledge

Mankind’s Knowledge

Following up from our previous post, when the angels asked Allah why He created Adam, He said: “I know and you know not!” [2:30]