Winter: Season for the Believers | Jack The Lad


The onset of winter can be quite draining and depressing, and the freezing temperatures make it quite common to hear people complaining. Winter arguably is not the most favorite season in the year for anyone, but contrary to popular attitude, Islam has the formula of success in this month. We don’t need to suffer from…

A Tale about Productivity | Jack The Lad


It all began with Fajr… Familiar with a day when you did not pray Fajr and nothing seemed to get done i.e non-productivity reigned the day? Well, this is one of the days for our Red Un-ProductiveMuslim. He wakes up 10 am, rushes to get anything done throughout the day, and by 12 am at…

A Token Of Appreciation | Jack The Lad


If someone does good to you, let them know you appreciate it. Unfortunately today, we only let people know when they’ve done something wrong, but stay silent when they’ve done something good. The Prophet Muhammad said “He who doesn’t thank the people, doesn’t thank Allah”. We have received multiple messages and comments in the past…

The World’s Greatest Problem | Jack The Lad


Allah has forbidden everything that harms the body and mind, and saps the strength. Everything that is harmful to a person is not permitted… Allah says in the Qur’an “O you who believe! Intoxicants (all kinds of alcoholic drinks), and gambling, and Al-Ansaab, and Al-Azlaam (arrows for seeking luck or decision) are an abomination of…

Distracting And Suppressing Your Purpose Of Life


Comments on Albert Einstein: Does God Exist and views on Atheism made by Blogging Interfaith  “The reason why many people do not believe in God is not so much that it is intellectually impossible to believe in God, but because belief in God forces that thoughtful person to face the fact that he is accountable…

Making Depression Easy | Jack The Lad


Depression doesn’t mean you need to pray more. Being sad doesn’t mean you need to be grateful for what you have. Here in the Muslim community, we forget that depression isn’t a spiritual thing; rather, it’s a physical thing. Yes, Allah eases all our difficulties, yes, praying brings us to peace of mind, and yes,…