Loving and Living the Quran

Loving and Living the Quran

Latest Episodes

Offer a sincere greeting [4:86]
April 21, 2023

In Sura Nisa, we are given a simple and powerful command: to return another persons greeting in a better or at least equal way. In this episode, we discuss the role greetings play in our relationship

Practice integrity between speech and action [61:2]
April 20, 2023

This verse from Sura Saff reminds us to practise integrity in our speech and action, that is to say and do the same thing. In this episode we discuss the importance of keeping our word and how this im

Walk with humility [17:37]
April 19, 2023

The verse from Sura Isra speaks about the body language of humility and arrogance. In this episode we discuss the challenges of humility in the modern age and what we can do to keep ourselves grounded

Consider what you are sending ahead [59:18]
April 18, 2023

As we have discussed, the true impact of our actions will only be made apparent to us at the final accounting. We can help ourselves have a good outcome by paying attention to how we are spending our

Practice small acts of kindness [99:7]
April 17, 2023

Verses 7 & 8 of Sura Zilzal remind us to pay attention to our small deeds and how we will encounter the impact of these actions on the Day of Judgement. In this episode we explore the idea that we may

“If I strive, He will guide” [29:69]
April 16, 2023

Sura Ankabut, which we have been reflecting on ends with a promise from God: that He will guide us to Him if we strive. In this episode we talk about what that means and what we need to do in order to

Remember the promise you made during the crisis? [29:65]
April 15, 2023

Verse 65 of Sura Ankabut reminds us that under very difficult situations, human beings tend to turn to God and vow to change their lives if they get through this challenging time. But human beings are

Prepare for the test [29:2&3]
April 14, 2023

Verses 2&3 of Sura Ankabut declare a fact of life: that we will be tried. In this episode, we reflect on the role of trials and hardships in our lives and discuss how we can best prepare and go throug

Attach to strength rather than frailty [29:41]
April 13, 2023

Sura Ankabut [The Spider] gets its name from verse 41 which talks about the frailty of the spiders web. In this episode we reflect on what makes the house of the spider so different and what lessons

Recognize the value of the Night of Destiny [97:3]
April 12, 2023

In preparation for the upcoming nights of Qadr, let us reflect on the verse from Sura Qadr and discuss some ways we can expand our consciousness on this blessed night. More resources for Laylatul Qad