How can I become a better individual, a better community member, a better Muslim?
How can a Muslim live a meaningful and productive life and at the same time strengthen faith and the bond with God?
How can we face up to life's challenges, frustrations, ups and downs without diminishing in faith?
How can we come through hard times, fight against injustices and oppression with an unshakable belief in God’s destiny?
And most importantly, what does Islam say about all these questions? And how can we work on finding the right balance?
Islam provides a well-defined comprehensive way of life in which man is not only adhering to principles but, most importantly, acting on these principles and turning them into purposeful deeds and achievements.
Moreover, Islam’s very practical teachings are a source of true happiness and spiritual comfort.
This folder is a collection of guidelines and recommendations for a balanced Muslim lifestyle between the fundamentals of Islam and between practical measures for productive individuals and for a better society.
Keep the Balance
|Islam is a well-balanced comprehensive way of life which teaches that true happiness can be obtained by living a life based on taqwa or God-consciousness. Taqwa provides spiritual guidance, morality and strength in facing life's many challenges; working on improving our everyday life from the physical material level to the emotional, spiritual one.|
Turn to God
|Holding on to God and being aware of Him is the first and foremost trait of living a meaningful productive life. In such way you are fully aware of what you are doing, what you should be doing and what you shouldn’t. Without the awareness of God you will find yourself rushing through life heedlessly, looking forward to nothing.|
Perform Your Role
|To get what you want and reach your destinations you need to decide what behavior best reflects your Islamic character, values, goals and traditions, and take steps toward that. This requires both self-analysis and awareness of God and of His Guidance.|
|Out of all of God’s creatures, man is the most honored. To improve inwardly and outwardly is man’s responsibility towards himself and towards God, exalted is He. Here is how to be a stronger believer committed to improving your own self, life and community.|
Q&A on How to be Productive
How to be a strong believer standing up for my rights, reaching my objectives? Here are answers to such frequent questions.