Taqwah – The Root of Success

Surah alMaidah and surah anNisaa are complementary surahs. Where Surah alMaidah is the surah of society as a whole, Surah anNisaa on the other hand is the surah of individuals. Allah discusses personal reform in Surah anNisaa and then He discusses social reform in alMaidah.

Documenting Unschooling

I previously wrote about the two kinds of reactions I get when people learn that our kids don't go to school or do any school like work at home. Turns out there is a third kind of people too. People who are genuinely interested in learning how unschooling works. And how does an unschooling day … Continue reading Documenting Unschooling

What Counts As A Mercy Of Allah?

So the youngsters take refuge in the cave and ask Allah to have mercy on them, and straighten their affair for them (they were on the run from the polytheist king). إِذْ أَوَى الْفِتْيَةُ إِلَى الْكَهْفِ فَقَالُوا رَبَّنَا آتِنَا مِن لَّدُنكَ رَحْمَةً وَهَيِّئْ لَنَا مِنْ أَمْرِنَا رَشَدًا [Mention] when the youths retreated to the cave … Continue reading What Counts As A Mercy Of Allah?