The Deception Years

Abu Huraira (RA) reported: The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said, “Years of treachery will come over people in which liars are believed and the truthful are denied, the deceitful are trusted and the trustworthy are considered traitors, and the al-Ruwaybaḍah will deliver speeches.” It was said, “Who are the al-Ruwaybaḍah?” The Prophet said, “Petty men… Continue reading The Deception Years

Today’s Hadith

Reported by Abu Hurairah (RA): The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “The upper hand is better than the lower one (i.e., the spending hand is better than the receiving hand); and begin (charity) with those who are under your care; and the best charity is that which given out of surplus; and he who… Continue reading Today’s Hadith

Losing the focus, you lose the plot

In Islam, what if we do not have any focus, energy or power on the remembrance of Allah? We become distracted, our thoughts are split into hundreds of different directions. We neither have the purity of direction nor the purity of feeling. The thought process is muddled and tangled. With all the different distractions, we… Continue reading Losing the focus, you lose the plot

Patience

Patience. To me is the key in everything that I do. Since I woke up in the morning, when I left home and everything in between untill I am back home. If I encounter a situation that makes me lose my temper, I ask/tell myself 'in situation like this how would our Prophet(PBUH) would have… Continue reading Patience