As Muslim parents, we are entrusted with the sacred duty of raising our children to become exemplary individuals who embody the values of Islam. This responsibility extends beyond physical care and encompasses the cultivation of their spiritual well-being. We are called upon to shield them from the corrupting influences of the world and guide them towards the path of righteousness.
The Qur'an eloquently reminds us of this paramount obligation: "O you who have believed, protect yourselves and your families from a Fire (Hell), whose fuel is people and stones." (At-Tahreem 66:6)
The Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, further emphasized this responsibility, stating that "All of you are responsible. And all of you will be questioned by what you have assigned." (Sahih Muslim)
The early years of a child's life are formative, and the values instilled during this period leave an indelible mark on their character. If we nurture their spiritual growth and instill in them a love for Allah and His teachings, we sow the seeds of a life guided by faith and righteousness.
Conversely, if we neglect this responsibility, we risk leaving them vulnerable to the allure of worldly pleasures and the pitfalls of moral decay.
This comprehensive guide equips parents with the essential knowledge and tools to fulfill their role as spiritual mentors. It provides a wealth of faith-related information tailored to children's understanding, addressing common questions and concerns that may arise in their young minds.
By embracing this noble task, we not only fulfill our duty as parents but also contribute to the betterment of society. Raising righteous children is a means of earning Allah's blessings and ensuring a legacy of faith that will endure for generations to come.
If you are a Muslim parent who wants to raise your children to be good Muslims, then Children's Faith Questions is a must-read.