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The 3 Blessings of Having Taqwā in Your Marital Disputes

Whether the spats and fights you have with your spouse are big or small, the number one thing every party must keep in mind and practice is, to have Taqwā (fear/consciousness of Allah). This might prove to be difficult when you are in the heat of an argument, but if you train yourself from the beginning, then it will help you to be reminded of it when a dispute does arise.

3 Ways to Win with Kin

At the Council, the far majority of grievances that we address are connected to the deteriorating relationships between family members. In this piece, Shaykh Farid Haibatan would like to shed light on what he believes to be three critical tips that will go a long way in assisting us succeeding in both winning with our kin, and pleasing Allah, the Lord of man and Jinn.

The Maqāṣid (Higher Objectives) of Marriage: Part One

By: Shaykh Ali Hammuda Introduction The Muslim Ummah is experiencing many challenges, however, none is more threatening than the disintegration of the Muslim family. In fact, most of humanity’s travesties can arguably be traced back to it. Iain Duncan Smith, the former British Work and Pensions Secretary, said that children from broken homes are nine … Continued

10 Ways to Manage the Current Inflation Crisis – an Islamic Perspective

By ICE – Islamic Finance Advisory and Consultancy: Shaykh Dr Sajid Umar, Umer Suleman and Zain Mahmood This time last year four pints of Tesco Whole Milk cost £1.09; today the price has risen to £1.15, representing a 5.5% price increase for one of our daily essentials. Tesco Fusilli Pasta likewise cost £1 and is … Continued

The Islamic New Year

By: Shaykh Dr Haitham Al-Haddad The Islamic New Year has come upon us – but why do we still consider and follow this calendar when everything around us revolves around the Gregorian calendar? The Hijrī calendar is not just any calendar, it is an extension of our Islamic faith and continuation of our Islamic heritage. … Continued

3 Keys to Your Successful Marriage

By: Shaykh Dr Ali Ahmed Every marriage experiences ups and downs. These may arrive in the form of moments of joy or moments of frustration. The moments can yield long periods of love and care for one another or periods of inattentiveness and maybe even neglect. The mistake many couples make is assuming that a … Continued

Marriage & The Project of a Lifetime

By: Shaykh Ali Hammuda A successful marriage should in theory last a lifetime. As a result, there is a lifetime’s worth of work that needs to be done between spouses to make the marriage function well. This also means that for marriages that are struggling, there are many ways in which a couple can be … Continued