Eating habits

Eating in itself is not a problem. Rather, it is the addiction to habits and customs related to eating that is the issue. If this has occurred, then we need to break the cycle. From an Islamic point of view, our bodies are a trust(amanah). As the guardians of our bodies, we have the duty… Continue reading Eating habits

Hardships

All the Qur’anic stories have a common theme – the chosen Messengers and Prophets have to undergo a lot of hardship until they are purified from their own weaknesses. Stories of their lives demonstrate that the certainty of faith, trust and belief that they had in Almighty God were absolute and unconditional, despite the dire… Continue reading Hardships

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

Focus can give on strength- 1

Think of the extreme concentration of the martial artist. It takes years of intensive mental and physical training to develop. Once mastered, he is able to shut everyone else out apart from the posture that he is concentrating on. His mind, soul, body, muscles and energy are in complete synch, which is why he is… Continue reading Focus can give on strength- 1