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Tips to Instill the Prophet’s Love into Our Kids

Source: http://www.usislam.org/IslamicYouth/Muhammad/tips_to_instill_the_prophet.htm

We all love our Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). Simple because he brought us Divine guidance and helped us a lot find our way to Truth. He is called the light, as Almighty Allah says: “Now hath come unto you light from Allah and a plain Scripture” (Al-Ma’idah: 15) It is thus natural to instill into our kids the Prophet’s love. We also should make sure that his love grow daily in our heart.

But we’d like to stress that our love for the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) should be a motivation for us to follow the noble principles he set to govern our lives. It’s inconceivable for us to be claiming of loving the noble Prophet and, at the same time, doing all what contradicts his teachings. That is not love. That’s self-deception!

“The tongues of Muslims all over the world never cease to mention the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and send blessings to him. But why not organize a week-long family activity around the life of the Prophet? Why not spend one day of the week on each of these activities, devoting the whole seven days to a different project? Or we could incorporate some aspect of each activity daily. Whatever method we choose, these are rather token present we could offer in showing acknowledgment to the great role the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) played in our life.

In order to promote such noble feelings inside one’s family, let every one sit down with a pen and a paper, think and decide together about the activities you can do concerning the life of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him).

Following are some tips that help in this concern:

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