Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Journey's End: Preparing for Resurrection

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Free webinar conducted by Muhammad Alshareef on how to ensure that every day brings you closer to Allah's (God's) paradise:

Register here:

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Can a 9-year-old Muslim Girl Make a Difference?

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

I said it before and I'll say it again. The aql (intellect) doesn't fall far from the tree. Our dear sister Zohra Sarwari's 9-year-old daughter Alya Nuri is on a mission to help the youth understand why smoking, alcohol, and drugs are bad for them. She has already written 3 books about the subject. Watch  this video and be amazed:


Six Things You Can Do To Increase Your Faith During Finals

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Some things to think about as we prepare for our final final on the day of judgement:

Saturday, December 19, 2009

The 7 Foods Experts Won't Eat

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

And the good news is, we can get healthy, affordable alternatives to these unhealthy foods from places such as Trader Joe's or Target:

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Top Ten Forms of Halal (Permissible) Entertainment

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Yes, we can be religious and still have fun
:

Friday, December 11, 2009

Happy Jummuah (Friday)!

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Nouman Ali Khan's practical parenting lessons based on the legacy of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham - peace be upon him).

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Why Don't People Know the Truth about Muslim Women?

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Maybe it's because they're not hearing from us. 

Sisters, are you interested in improving your writing skills? Do you want to learn how to write and pitch op-eds to national newspapers? The OpEd Project can help:

Friday, December 4, 2009

Happy Jummuah (Friday)!

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Yes, dua (supplication to God) is powerful:

Saturday, November 28, 2009

4 Ways to Reduce Back Pain

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Less pain, more ibadah (worship), insha-Allah (God-willing):


Wednesday, November 25, 2009

13 Steps for Memorizing the Qur’an

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Some practical steps that helped Sheikh
Yasir Qadhi memorize the Qur’an during his teenage years:

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

The 3 Types of Knowledge

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Great advice on knowledge of Allah (God), self, and others from productivemuslim.com:



Five Mistakes to Avoid when Sacrificing an Animal for Eid

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Eid mubarak (Happy Eid).

A Message from our dear sister Dr. Ingrid Mattson, President of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA):

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Saving the Ship of Humanity

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Alhamdulillah (Praise God). I'm soooooo excited about the Reviving The Islamic Spirit (RIS) convention this year: December 25-27, 2009 in Toronto, Canada. I went to RIS last year for the first time and I loved it. The speakers were amazing, the audience was attentive. There was such positive energy in the air. May God bless the brothers and sisters who organized this convention. The speakers include Aisha Adawiya, Tayyibah Taylor, Zainab Alwan, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Imam Zaid Shakir, Yusuf Islam, Tariq Ramadan, and many more. There will also be a comedy performance by Allah Made me Funny. For more info, please visit: http://www.revivingtheislamicspirit.com


Sunday, November 1, 2009

Ten Careers That Make Employers Look For You

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Insha-Allah (God willing), with the right skill set, you won't go looking for a job, jobs will come looking for you:

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Here's some other information that you can take to the bank:

For those looking for technology work:

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Newest professions, growing salaries:

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Ten hot home office jobs:

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Friday, October 30, 2009

Happy Jummuah (Friday)!

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

An Ideal Family Unit: 7 Habits for Successfully Raising Muslim Children. A series of 7 videos by Bilal Philips:

Friday, October 23, 2009

Imagine that Today is Your Last Day

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

What would you do differently if you knew that today would be your last day? Watch our dear sister Zohra Sarwari advise us on what we might want to do:


Happy Jummuah (Friday)!

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

I love to listen to the Qur'an on the way to work/taking my daughter to school in the morning. Alhamdulillah (Praise God), it gives me strength and focus throughout the day. Here is some commentary on Surah al-Kahf (The Cave), just one of the beautiful chapters in the Qur'an:

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Mama, I'm Waiting for You in Jannah (Heaven)

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

I remind myself before I remind anyone else to always show gratitude to God in times of joy and pain. In this special edition of Muhammad Alshareef 2.0, AlMaghrib Institute presents: "Mama, I'm Waiting for You in Jannah" on October 25, 2009 at 6:45 PM EST:

Friday, October 9, 2009

Happy Jummuah (Friday)!

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Subhanallah (Glory be to God). I miss Ramadan already. Watch Yasir Qadhi talk about everlasting Ramadan:

Sunday, October 4, 2009

10 Tips to Help You Keep Those Ramadan Habits

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Keeping Ramadan spirits alive:

Saturday, October 3, 2009

The Power of Speaking Skills

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you), 

Alhamdulillah (Praise God), I can say based on personal experience as a hijabi in a non-Muslim workplace, that being an articulate speaker definitely creates a positive impression about Muslim women. 

Watch our dear sister Zohra Sarwari introduce her book about speaking skills:



Thursday, October 1, 2009

Powerful Sister of the Month - October 2009

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

The powerful sister for the month of October 2009 is Dr. Jamillah A. Karim. Jamillah Karim, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of religious studies at Spelman College. She is the author of the new book, "American Muslim Women: Negotiating Race, Class, and Gender Within the Ummah." The book explores the relationships and sometimes alliances between African-Americans and South Asian immigrants in Chicago and Atlanta, drawing on interviews with a diverse group of women from these two communities. 

For more information about Dr. Jamillah A. Karim, please visit:

Happy Jummuah (Friday)!

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf lecture on arrogance and God consciousness:

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

FREE Arabic Language Intensive Course

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Free 4-week Arabic intensive taught by an instructor from Al-Azhar University starting on October 9, 2009 in New York, USA. Refundable $100 deposit required:

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

IlmFest 2009

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

A celebration of ilm (knowledge). October 3rd - 4th, 2009, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland:

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Does Islam Oppress Women?

Zohra Sarwari gives us the answer:

Monday, September 7, 2009

Yes Zainab and Ahmed, Eid is Fun

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Good, clean fun for the whole family. Eid holiday events all across the US:

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Zaytuna College: Strengthening Islam in the West

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you), 

Ramadan Message from Imam Zaid Shakir and Shaykh Hamza Yusuf:

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Post-Ramadan Boot Camp

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Muhammad Alshareef's "All-out post-Ramadan no-nonsense 10-day get it done” boot camp:

Friday, September 4, 2009

Happy Jummuah (Friday)!

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Who are the people of taqwa (God-conscious people)? Br. Nouman Ali Khan explains:

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Ramadan Revival

As-Salaamu alaikum (Peace be with you),

Free conference in New York on September 5, 2009 featuring Imam Shamsi Ali, Imam Khalid Griggs, Sheikh Ahmed Kobeisy, and Imam Khalid Latif:


Free online SunniPath Event on September 5, 2009:
The Night of Power: A Tafsir of Surat Al Qadr:


Qiyyam Program in Toronto, Canada, September 4-6, 2009 with Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamid Ali from the Zaytuna Institute:

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