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Can a Woman Live Alone?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I am single and I am working full time as a health professional. I have recently successfully applied for another job which might require me to consider moving away from home. There is the option to stay at home but for other reasons I feel there may […]

I’tikaf: When The Aching Bones of Your Wives May Testify Against You

[cwa id=’cta’] I’tikaf is intended to be a blessed time for those who have the opportunity to engage in it so why is it causing so much marital discord between couples who Jazmin Begum-Kennedy is counselling? Iʿtikāf (Arabic: اعتكاف‎‎, also i’tikaaf or e’tikaaf) is an Islamic practice consisting of a period of staying in a mosque for a […]

On Fences and Our Neighbours. Dr Ingrid Mattson reflects.

Religions for Peace USA’s Our Muslim Neighbor Initiative  is a national effort to end Islamophobia. Since the Paris attacks the U.S. has seen an increase in anti-Muslim rhetoric that isolates our Muslim neighbors and feeds into a culture of fear. What can you do to counteract this trend? For the last three years the Our Muslim […]

Staying Connected to Your Purpose Even When Your Marriage is Rocky

Do you feel pressured into having a perfect marriage? Do you engage in self-blame or blaming your spouse for imperfections to your marriage? How do you stay grounded – and fulfill your duty as a vicegerent of Allah, which is your primary purpose in life, while facing trials in your home? Ustadha Anse Tamara Gray offers […]

Full House at Muslim Marriage Seminar

“Full house with two of our teachers, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani and Ustadha Shireen Fatima Ahmed at SeekersHub Toronto’s Marriage Seminar”, on 14th February 2015. Photo credit: Sadia Qaderi. Resources for Seekers: Understanding Marriage – A conversation with Imam Zaid Shakir Lasting Love: What Makes for Successful Marriage? When Love is Not Enough Getting Married Seminar […]