Be Human Beings

Our country has recently been shaken by two horrific crimes: a deadly shooting in a Tennessee church and what many are calling a massacre in Las Vegas.  Many innocent lives were wrongfully taken without any clear motive.  It is at this important juncture that I want...

Happy New Year

Alhamdulillah, the month of Dhul-Hijjah completed its cycle of thirty days and the Islamic New Year began this past Friday.  The year 1438 of the Hijri calendar has concluded, and now we begin the year 1439.  Those of use who are old enough to recognize this have...

The Better Believer Part 1

There are many places in the Qur’an and Sunnah that highlight the special characteristics of a believer.  Many of these verses and narrations speak about the importance of praying, fasting, giving charity, and completing other acts of worship.  We often hear...

Our prayers are with you

On behalf of Masjid Al-Huda and the Muslims of Milwaukee, we would like to extend our prayers and supplications for those who have been affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, by the hurricane and devastating earthquake in Mexico, the floods in Pakistan, the diaspora...

The Ease of Piety

In these months of Dhul-Hijjah, I have seen many people scramble to complete as many good deeds as possible.  After all, our Prophet (ﷻ) mentioned these are the most beloved days to Allah (ﷺ) in which any good deed can be done.  However, what about after Dhul-Hijjah?...

From an “A” to a “B”

I remember one of the most frustrating scores to receive on a quiz was a 26/30.  A 27/30 was an “A” = 90%.  However, a 26/30 was a “B” ~ 86.67%.  It was only one point, but that would mean a person fell from an “A” to a...