Surah Yusuf and the victim mentality

As salaam alaikum,

My name is Yasmin, and I’ve been in a perpetual victim mentality for decades. Alhamdulillah for the past couple of years I haven’t been in it perpetually – there have been moments, even days of clarity, of recognizing that I am not still a victim.

But that feeling of being constantly the …

Qada (Qaza) of Missed Salaah in Five Steps

Duaa for Forgiveness My Lord, grant me the ability to be grateful for Your Favor which You have given to me and my parents and to do righteous deeds that please You and make my offspring righteous. Surely I turn to You and surely I am from the Muslims

Qada (sometimes spelled qadaa or qaza) means to fulfill an obligation. Most of the time it is used to describe making up missed prayers (salaah) or fasts. This article focuses on making up the missed salaahs of the five daily mandatory (fard) prayers that have accrued over the life of a Muslim.

There are five …

Who Truly Benefits from Women’s Liberation?

Is it possible that women’s liberation, as understood by the West, isn’t about women at all?

Think about it: If a woman stays at home or chooses a career that is flexible enough for raising children and managing the household, who profits?

Answer: Her family profits in the work she does for them, and this