• Aug
  • 16
  • 2008

A Mothers Love

Amongst the clearest examples of Islam’s honoring women is the great status of the mother in Islam. Islam commands kindness, respect and obedience to parents. Islam raises parents to a status greater than that found in any other religion or ideology. Below are a few words about a mothers love for her child.

Mother’s love is countless and meaningful. Her kindness is hardly repaid by any precious things in this world. Her deep parental kindness in bringing


  • Jul
  • 27
  • 2008

The Mother’s Role in Raising the Children

The Ummah is deeply indebted to the efforts of the great luminaries of Islam. Everyone pays tribute to the Muhadditheen, Mufassireen, Jurists and Mubaaligheen for their exemplary efforts and services to Deen. However, most people are unaware of the fact that many of these great sons of Islam were brought up entirely by their mothers. It was the mother’s efforts in moulding their character and personality that eventually prepared them for the great task that they performed later in life. Thus, great tribute should be paid to these silent mothers for the foundational role that they played.




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Category: Mothers & Fathers
  • Jul
  • 20
  • 2008

Don’t Fight in front of the Children!

It is rare for people to live together under one roof without any arguments, but reconciliation is better and correcting oneself is a virtue.

What shakes the unity of the family and harms its infrastructure is when conflicts are brought out into the open before the members of the family, who then split into two or more opposing camps, not to mention the psychological harm that is done to children, especially little ones.




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Category: Mothers & Fathers
  • Jul
  • 20
  • 2008

Choosing Your Child’s Mother

It may sound weird, but raising children begins with choosing a spouse. That is because raising children is a team effort between two people and who you choose, will have a big effect on how your children turn out.

A good example often given is that of seeds and land. If you want healthy trees and ripe fruits, you should search for fertile land. It would be a silly person to plant seeds in barren land or low quality soil and expect good results. The same applies for raising children.




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Category: Mothers & Fathers
  • Jul
  • 14
  • 2008

A Career in Motherhood

A woman, renewing her driver’s license at the County Clerk ‘s office was asked by the woman recorder to state her occupation.

She hesitated, uncertain how to classify herself. “What I mean is,” explained the recorder, “do you have a job or are you just a…?”

“Of course I have a job,” snapped the woman.

“I’m a Mum.”

“We don’t list ‘Mum’ as an occupation, ‘housewife covers it,” said the recorder emphatically.


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