There are so many people in this world right now, billions and billions of people. If we look throughout history, there are billions and billions more. How do we choose the people that we should consider to be our role models? Who should we strive to be like? To illustrate this dilemma, we used stickers. … Continue reading Who Should We Follow?
Today, we discussed the generosity of Bibi Sakina. Here’s the gist of the discussion I had with my four year old. "Who is Bibi Sakina?" "[incorrect answer]" "Hmm… no… do you know all the nohas that you listen to that talk about Bibi Sakina? What happened to Bibi Sakina?" "Yeah the bad people pulled her … Continue reading The Generosity of Bibi Sakina (SA)
Being kind is one of the most important things we can do. Allah (SWT) has commanded us to be kind to others at all times. During the month of Ramadhan, the reward for each good deed is multiplied, so the reward for each kind action is also multiplied. To help children practice kindness during this … Continue reading Ramadhan Kindness Jar
Continuing our theme of kindness this week… Today we will be discussing the KINDNESS of Imam Hassan (AS). [Story from here, bottom of pg 46] In the story, we learn that Imam Hassan (AS) fed the dog that was looking at him hungrily, even though the other companions thought that they should shoo him away. Imam … Continue reading Learning Kindness from Imam Hassan (AS)
This week, as we discuss the shahadats of Prophet Mohammed (SAW) and Imam Hassan (AS), we decided to focus on KINDNESS. Today, we will be discussing the kindness of Prophet Mohammed (SAW) by reenacting the situation he was in, and discussing how he reacted. [Complete story here, pg 15] To summarize, there is an old … Continue reading Learning Kindness from Prophet Mohammed (SAW)