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Tiny and Giant

By Dr. Emdad Khan

We have all seen ants and elephants.

What is the uniqueness in these two creations of the Almighty.

An ant is tiny living being while an elephant is giant living being.

An elephant weighs million-times more in weight than an ant. That is the uniqueness of God’s creations

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Patience (Sabr) is Illumination!

A Moment with Our Prophet, Muhammad (S)

By Imam Zijad Delic

Day 265: Patience (Sabr) is Illumination!

Narrated by Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (r) that the Prophet (S) said: “There is no gift, given to anyone, that is better and more comprehensive than patience.”

وَمَا أُعْطِيَ أَحَدٌ عَطَاءً خَيْرًا وَأَوْسَعَ مِنْ الصَّبْرِ

Source: Bukhari, Muslim

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CRA tax receipts to be issued by SNMC

Dear Donors,

Inshaa Allah SNMC is planning to send 2021 CRA tax receipts by early February 2022.

Tax receipts will be sent via email. If you need to update any information on your donor profile (i.e., mailing address, e-mail address, phone number etc.), please send the up-to-date information along with the previous one to info@snmc.ca ASAP.

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Believers Bring Themselves to Account (Muhasabah) Regularly!

A Moment with Our Prophet, Muhammad (S)

By Imam Zijad Delic

Day 263: Believers Bring Themselves to Account (Muhasabah) Regularly!

Narrated Shaddad ibn Aws (r) that the Prophet (S) said: “The wise person is one who holds himself/herself accountable and performs good deeds to prepare for what comes after death. The foolish person is one who gives into his/her lowly desires and merely hopes in Allah (have wishful thinking).”

عَنْ شَدَّادِ بْنِ أَوْسٍ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ الْكَيِّسُ مَنْ دَانَ نَفْسَهُ وَعَمِلَ لِمَا بَعْدَ الْمَوْتِ وَالْعَاجِزُ مَنْ أَتْبَعَ نَفْسَهُ هَوَاهَا وَتَمَنَّى عَلَى اللَّهِ

Source: Tirmizi

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Founder’s Corner: Caregiver and Sickness

By Dr. Emdad Khan

As a test, Allah swt gives sickness to believers.  Those who accept the sickness and surrender to Allah’s will like prophet Ayyub AHS, see their status enhanced by Allah swt. Allah swt tested, as stated in the Quran, the best human beings, some of the prophets, the prophet Ayyub AHS, the most notable among them.

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Founder’s Corner: The Quran: Solutions to our problems

By Dr. Emdad Khan

We all have some day-to-day issues and challenges. Where can we find solutions?

Let us see Surah AlRoum v58. What Allah swt says in 30:58

وَلَقَدۡ ضَرَبۡنَا لِلنَّاسِ فِي هَٰذَا ٱلۡقُرۡءَانِ مِن كُلِّ مَثَلٖۚ وَلَئِن جِئۡتَهُم بِـَٔايَةٖ لَّيَقُولَنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوٓاْ إِنۡ أَنتُمۡ إِلَّا مُبۡطِلُونَ ٥٨

We have certainly set forth every ˹kind of˺ lesson for people in this Quran. 

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Practical Muslim Response to the Surge of Omicron COVID Variant

A Moment with Our Prophet, Muhammad (S)

By Imam Zijad Delic

Day 264: Practical Muslim Response to the Surge of Omicron COVID Variant (UPDATED VERSION)

Narrated by Abu Salama (r) that our Prophet (S) instructed believers: “Not to mix the sick person with the healthy one.”

أَنْ لاَ يُورِدُ مُمْرِضٌ عَلَى مُصِحٍّ
Source: Muslim

Transliteration: “An La Yuridu Mumridun ‘Ala Musihh.”

It is more than two years since we realized that the new virus surfaced among us, globally and nationally.

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Founder’s Corner: How to get our Duas accepted

By Dr. Emdad Khan

It is simple, but requires consistency and Insha’Allah, Allah swt will accept our Duas.

  1. First be Positive and think our Dua will be accepted
  2. Seek forgiveness for our past mistakes
  3. Send Salawat or Durud to prophet Muhammed pbuh
  4. Make Dua for others – friends, families community members, known and unknown
  5. Request Dua from others, as we meet others and talk with them
  6. Do an extra good deed, even a small kindness or recite a small surah
  7. Give up a bad habit or a sin
  8. Give a sadaqa
  9. Repeat Dua again and again, if possible after each salah
  10. Make a consistent effort with Dua
  11. Start and end day with Dua
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Hygiene Kits needed for Women at Shelters across Ottawa

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Job Opportunity

Dear Community partners,

The City of Ottawa, Employment and Social Services currently has a need to hire multiple case worker positions and we are hoping to work with our community agencies to help us promote this opportunity.

We want to highlight that Community and Social Services values diverse backgrounds and experiences and encourages all interested candidates to submit applications if this position requirements match a candidate’s skills, interests, experience, and career goals.