Three Tips to Strengthen your family
To deepen the love and to improve communication between members of your family - spouse, children, parents - you should aim to establish the following three activities in your home.
Firstly, perform some of your daily Salat collectively with your family. Prophet Mohammed said that, 'When you have finished your [Fard] Prayer in the mosque, you should offer the rest of your Prayer at home for God will bless your home because of your prayer.' (Muslim)
Secondly, establish an usra or family circle to study the Quran with your family. The Quran alludes to reading of the Quran in families and in home in the following verse:
And remember that which is recited in your houses of the Revelations of God and the Wisdom. [al-Ahzab 33: 34]
You should aim to hold these sessions at least twice weekly, if not more regularly. Remember that the first recipients of the message of the Quran were the members of the prophet Mohammed's household. They were the one he paid most attention to in the early phase of his mission in Makka. So, you also must ensure that you spend adequate 'quality' time in educating and training your family.
Thirdly, develop the habit of having meals with your family. This will also provide a golden opportunity to interact with everyone, discuss family matters and reflect upon issues of the day.
Compiled from "In the Early Hours" by Khurram Murad
Topics: Family Values: Integrity
I think that are very good tips and I will try to preform them Insha'allah.
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how are you going to perform your nawaful in jamah ie with your your family unless it is tahajuud. what other way can you pray with your family collectivley
All that I had wanted somebody should put in words for somebody else to understand.
as simple as that, Isn't it? Just Have Combined Salaah, Combined Quraanic Recitation, and Combined Meals. Thats it. It doesn't take any more. ThankQ Allah Miyaa.
My daughter,my son and I are following the pillar of Islam,but my husband is not and recently my son has stopped praying, but he is fasting.My husband is only chosing what is suitable to him such as fasting but not praying. Please advise me.
Thank you for your time.
Excellent suggestion based on Sunnah and Quran which are very simple to follow or implement.
Alhamdulillah these tips are very helpful and subhan allah ,we are trying to follow them.jazak allah khair.
Jezakallah, send us short and meaning ful messages like this to make our life the way the almighty allah wishes.
I read your article and found it interesting.
I think reading Quran in a group is a good thing, but it should be stressed, bring an alim to give lesson on Quran.
Also, remove all other distractions of life such as TV internet connection etc especially if kids in home. Entertain reading books, arrange Dars of Quran, Hadith etc
please kindly Quote the relevant hadith were prophet muhd(pbuh)said one can pray with the family at home. and what is the meaning of (fard)
Family usras are very helpful. Someone has to do the research . Discussion of the seera and azbaabe nazool can encourage all to become pro active. BUT the head of the family will need to be the role model.!
Eating together is unquestionably an Islamic tradition and must be maintained at all costs. The father must help in preparation of some meals so that feeding the family is not delegated exclusively and singularly to the MUM in the family . Other members should be rostered to cook regardless of the insatiable dish. No one is perfect! Last but not least is to encourage conversation ,re current affairs ,we all need to learn to listen. And listen actively with empathy. Mahmood khan Australia.
Would absolutely strongly recommend to any family trying to learn more about Islam
Read These 3 golden tips.