25 Mufti Menk Quotes About Parents

25 Quotes about Parents - Mufti Menk

Mufti Menk Quotes About our Parents

Parents play a significant part in our lives and upbringing. We have collated together our favourite Islamic quotes from Mufti Ismail Menk in regards to our Parents. In addition how we should act towards children too as a parent in Islam.

1. Serve your parents in the last part of their lives just as they served you in the first part for your life. – Mufti Ismail Menk

2. Love your parents. You owe them a lot. You never prayed to have them but they may have prayed to have you. – Mufti Ismail Menk

3. Almighty, grant our parents health and happiness. Remove their grief and worry so they can lead a meaningful life. Make us a source of their joy. – Mufti Ismail Menk

4. Try and do something each day to bring a smile on your parents face. Show them the love and appreciation that they deserve for all that they’ve done for you. – Mufti Ismail Menk

5. If they were to ask you to do something wrong, you politely excuse yourself. You don’t obey them in the disobedience of Allah.- Mufti Ismail Menk

6. Part of being a good child is to listen to what they say (your parents). – Mufti Ismail Menk

7. They were happy to see us grow, even though they had sleepless nights. – Mufti Ismail Menk

8. If she’s (your mother) interfering in your marriage even after you have your own children, it does not justify you being unkind to her. You politely correct her. – Mufti Ismail Menk

9. Always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them. – Mufti Ismail Menk

10. We tend to forget that all your mother or father wants, is that once in a while you ask about them. You contact them, you visit them and sit with them.- Mufti Ismail Menk

11. Just as you would like your children to respect you, you need to be respectful yourself. – Mufti Ismail Menk

12. Do you use loving words with your children even when you want to discipline them? – Mufti Ismail Menk

13. When naming our children we should ensure a beautiful meaning rather than an exotic sounding name void of meaning. – Mufti Ismail Menk

14. Tomorrow what will be effective may not be what was effective yesterday (when it comes to discipline). – Mufti Ismail Menk

15. Lead by example, develop a good communication from a young age, talk to them and develop a good connection. – Mufti Ismail Menk

16. My beloved children if you don’t deserve that prayer (curse from your parent) it’s not going to affect you. Don’t let it depress or stress you. – Mufti Ismail Menk

17. My beloved parents learn to make a good Dua for your children even at times of disagreement. – Mufti Ismail Menk

18. If you want your children to respect you, obey you, be kind to you. You need to learn to obey Allah. – Mufti Ismail Menk

19. Bring a smile to their faces. Allah will bring a 1000 smiles to yours. Allah will bring a smile to your heart. – Mufti Ismail Menk

20. We always go to our children and complain about the other party. People make their children counsellors when they are not counsellors. – Mufti Ismail Menk

21. We need to have mercy on our parents. We ask our parents to be good role models to us as children. – Mufti Ismail Menk

22. Don’t use the supplication you have to destroy your kids. Rather use it to build them. Then you will get the supplication from your own children for you. – Mufti Ismail Menk

23. The simplest and easiest thing you can give your deceased parent is prayer. Pray for them and their forgiveness – Mufti Ismail Menk

24. Spending time with your parents is as important as your parents spending time with you. – Mufti Ismail Menk

25. Visit the elderly/sick person your Dad visited before he passed away. And if you visit the person you will remember your father and pray for him. You are actually doing a good deed your father had started off. And then you will have your children do the same one day. – Mufti Ismail Menk

May Allah give us the ability to act upon these words.

Also see this video on the value of parents by Mufti Menk