Stories from General Islamic Stories

The Muslim Home (Part-35)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Compare this with the situation in some miserable homes where there are no truthful jokes [i.e., jokes that do not involve lying], no affection and no mercy. Whoever thinks that kissing his children goes against the...

The Muslim Home (Part-34)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.If we were to do likewise nowadays, we would achieve three things: 1. We would be following the example of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam 2. We would be helping our wives 3. We would...

The Muslim Home (Part-33)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.In other words, they start to be kind to one another. This is one of the means of attaining happiness in the home, for kindness is very beneficial between the spouses, and with the children, and...

The Muslim Home (Part-32)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.According to a report narrated by Abu Daawood, may Allaah have mercy on him, he, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “Are there men among you who when they have intercourse with their wives, they close their...

The Muslim Home (Part-31)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Having briefly discussed the pros and cons of women’s work, we conclude that we have to fear Allaah, and to weigh the matter up according to Sharee’ah, and to know the circumstances in which a woman...

The Muslim Home (Part-30)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.One of the main differences between the Islaamic view on women’s work and the secular view is that the basic principle in Islaam is to "…stay in your houses…" [QUR'AAN 33:33], although women may go out...

The Muslim Home (Part-29)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.The basic principle is that women should not work outside the home unless they have to. When Moosa, may Allaah exalt his mention, saw the two daughters of the righteous man keeping back their flocks and...

The Muslim Home (Part-28)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.(18) Being strict in adhering to a schedule for meals and bedtime. Some houses are like hotels where the people who live there hardly know one another and hardly ever meet.  Some children eat whenever they...

The Muslim Home (Part-27)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.- Joking and showing affection. The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, used to play with children and pat their heads; he would speak to them in a kind and gentle manner, giving the littlest...

The Muslim Home (Part-26)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.- Beware of letting your children go out with just anybody, lest they come back home uttering bad words and behaving badly. Be selective when choosing children of relatives and neighbors to invite to come and...

The Muslim Home (Part-25)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.(17) Paying attention to children at home. - Teaching them to memorize the Qur’aan and Islaamic stories. There is nothing more beautiful than a father and his children coming together to read Qur'aan with a simple...

The Muslim Home (Part-24)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Some parents do not know that their children have in their possession bad pictures, pornographic movies and even drugs. Some of them do not know that their daughter goes with the (female) servant to the market,...

The Muslim Home (Part-23)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Muslim women, you should not feel upset if your husband or father does not let one of the female neighbors into the house because he sees that she is trying to cause trouble. Be smart and...

The Muslim Home (Part-22)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.(14) Not showing family conflicts 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 Muslim Home (Part-21)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.Pet cats do not make vessels Naajis (impure) if they drink from them, or make food Naajis if they eat from it. ‘AbdAllaah ibn Abu Qataadah reported from his father that water was put out for...

The Muslim Home (Part-20)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  A woman who has been divorced by Talaaq for a first or second time [and could still go back to her husband] should not leave or be made to leave her home during the ‘Iddah,...

The Muslim Home (Part-19)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Seeking permission to enter Allaah The Exalted Says (what means): "O you who believe! Enter not houses other than your own, until you have asked permission and greeted those in them, that is better for...

The Muslim Home (Part-18)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  If people of faith enter your home, it will increase in light (Noor), and will bring many benefits because of your conversations and discussion with them. The bearer of musk will either give you some,...

The Muslim Home (Part-17)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  There are many tapes and lectures, and the Muslim needs to know the features of the sound methodology so as to distinguish sound lecturers from others and look for their tapes, which they can listen...

The Muslim Home (Part-16)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  (10) Home audio library Having a cassette player in every home may be used for good or for evil. How can we use it in a manner that is pleasing to Allaah? One of the...