With me, I would say knowing and admitting there is only one God Almighty. Being dutiful to Him ( to obey Him and live by His rules) as He wanted according to Quran and Sunnah. Also, being dutiful to myself as well, by loving, respecting, caring, for myself. Being able to distinguish haram and halal… Continue reading What makes you a human?
Why not Allah?
When we are in school, we behave well, do our homework, try to be the best and try to please our teachers and friends. At work, we obey our manager, and laugh at the client's jokes even if they are not funny. We do not question the decisions of those in authority and obey the… Continue reading Why not Allah?
This happens to the soul after death.
Imam al-Qurtubī mentions in his exhaustive work regarding what happens after death, al-Tadhkira fī Ahwāl al-Mawtā wa Umūr al-Ākhira, that the souls of Believers will meet one other in the skies. This is similar to what Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyya mentions in Kitab al-Rūh about the souls of the deceased meeting one another, visiting one another,… Continue reading This happens to the soul after death.
Love and Limits
From childhood to the moment we leave this earth, we are conditioned to think in the way of the world. A world that is characterised by limits, finite in its very nature. From the colossal star that lights our days, provides the conditions required for life and keeps us circling a steady orbit, to the… Continue reading Love and Limits
Valuing the knowledge in a difficult enviroment
Are we ready to understand and place value on the qualities of Allah? How do we value the knowledge that we receive and the value that we place on ourselves? If we belong to Allah, Allah will elevate us in every aspect. That elevation is not earned by our beauty and bank accounts, but according… Continue reading Valuing the knowledge in a difficult enviroment
What about Natural Disasters?
What is the connection between good and evil with the calamities of this world, such as natural disasters and famine? Allah has provided ample resources for everyone on earth to live in comfort. However, these resources are often monopolized by the rich. They do not reach the poor because of the failure to distribute them… Continue reading What about Natural Disasters?
Reliance only on the Almighty
Every believer wants to live in the mercy and pleasure of Allah, to live and die as a Muslim and to enter paradise with Allah's mercy. The believer holds tight to his faith with wisdom, good manner and calmness. The believer considers the consequences of his actions, frequently consults and makes istikharah. Many of us… Continue reading Reliance only on the Almighty