Sheikhing it Up with Sheikh Faiyaz
'Sheikhing it Up with Sheikh Faiyaz' offers unique reflections on spirituality, humanity, justice and contemporary issues from the lens of the Qur'an, the Prophet Muhammad, and his immaculate family.
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Nightly Ramadan Reflections 28: Don't Forget These Days! Our efforts these last few nights can speak for us throughout the spiritual grind of the year...
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 27: Evaluating the Bigger Picture The Holy month isn't over yet, so its important to take a pause and remember what it's all about before it ends!
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 26: The Best Amongst You... In a Hadith of the Prophet (s), he says the best of people are those who do three things...what are they?
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 24: Making a Lasting Difference We don't live in this world forever, so might as well do the best we can in our limited time to leave a lasting legacy.
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 23: It's All About Tonight The most important night of the year has arrived, and until the breaking of dawn, nothing else should matter.
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 22: What Amazes Ali? (3) What amazes the commander of the faithful and the inheritor of the Prophetic qualities and merits?
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 21: What Amazes Ali? (2) What amazes the commander of the faithful and the inheritor of the Prophetic qualities and merits?
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 20: What Amazes Ali? (1) What amazes the commander of the faithful and the inheritor of the Prophetic qualities and merits?
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 17: How Can I Improve My Prayers? (2) Prayers is the pillar of our religion, and if we want to improve ourselves this month, it starts with improving our prayers.
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 16: How Can I Improve My Prayers? (1) Prayers is the pillar of our religion, and if we want to improve ourselves this month, it starts with improving our prayers.
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 15: The Inheritor of Prophetic Character The 15th of Ramadan marks the birth of the man who inherits Prophetic etiquette and character...
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 13: Every Deed Matters It may sound a bit cliche, but without a doubt, every deed matters; as long as it's coupled with God-consciousness and patience. Let's take a look at the story of Yusuf (a) for some inspiration...
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 12: Seeking Asceticism In the Quran and Hadith literature, there is an emphasis on seeking "zuhd" or asceticism. What exactly does that mean?
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 11: Solitude vs. Community For some, being alone during the holy month serves an opportunity for spiritual development, while for others they prefer a sense of community. In Islamic tradition, luckily, there's an emphasis on both.
Nightly Ramadan Reflections 10: The Legacy of Khadija (a) History is an important tool for us to reflect upon so we can improve our future. And the best of examples that we have are the Prophet and his family.
What is the Soul? (Pt. 2) The month of Ramadan is a month to purify these souls of ours...but what exactly is the soul? And how do we purify it?
What is the Soul? (Pt. 1) The month of Ramadan is a month to purify these souls of ours...but what exactly is the soul? And how do we purify it?
Accountability vs. Self-Depreciation We need to hold ourselves accountable so we improve in our spiritual journeys, but not at the expense of beating ourselves up whenever we make a mistake. How do we find balance so we can continue to improve?
We're all seeking some sense of ultimate pleasure--a sense of feeling a release from the shackles of the stress and anxiety of life. During these nights and days, we have the potential to take strides to get there.