The Prophet Muhammad was reported to have said: “Each of you is a shepherd and each of you is responsible for his flock …” [Abu Dawud]
As described in the hadith above, all of us are answerable to our subjects. As managers, we are shepherds too and are answerable in two ways:
- As a servant who is a guardian over the property of his master (the employer).
- As a caliph who is a shepherd over the people and shall be questioned about his subjects (the subordinates).
Photo by Memphis CVB: flickr[dot]com/photos/ilovememphis/
Outings are a fun way to get out of the bustle of life, relax and connect with fellow Muslimahs – meeting our girlfriends, eating good food, swapping stories and the latest updates of our personal lives. Although these outings can be fun, they can also be a source of sins. Here are some tips on how we can make them enjoyable and productive too!
Image credit: http://mukzizatislam.blogspot.in
When was the last time you read the Qur’an cover to cover? Is your Qur’an accumulating dust since last Ramadan? Have you ever made the intention to read portions of the Qur’an with translation each day, gave it a go, but then got distracted?
“You’re meticulous,” he said.
“Yeah, I kinda have to be on the ball ‘cos I’ve got so much going on,” was my reply. And at that point during our pre-nikah talks, I knew my future husband approved of the budgeting scheme that kept me afloat with two kids and a house to run and I also knew that our money matters would be left in my hands.