Khadija Bint Khuwaylid (The Age of Bliss)
This book tells the story of the remarkable life of Khadija. The beloved first wife of Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, she was his loyal supporter, trusted companion and source of comfort. Geared toward to young readers, it presents an extraordinary life with immense importance to Islam. One of the few girls of her time to be educated, Khadija grew into an intelligent woman with perfect manners and exceptional beauty. She was well loved by all. A talented and successful business woman, through her own efforts Khadija became one of Mecca’s wealthiest women, yet she lived a simple life and always helped the poor and needy. She was renowned for her compassion and charity. When the Messenger of Allah declared his Prophethood, Khadija became the first Muslim and devoted her life to Islam. She gave everything she owned to support the Muslims through the three difficult years of the boycott in Mecca. After her intense suffering, she finally succumbed to illness with the assurance of a place in Paradise. This “Mother of Muslims” is a source of inspiration to all Muslims, both men and women. Her steadfastness in the way of the religion, her unhesitating devotion to her noble Prophet, her charity, faith and compassion make her one of the most loved women of all time.