There are many things that we are ignorant about, including our bodies and the planet we live on. Even collectively, man is severely limited in knowledge. True knowledge only lies with the Creator, and only when we seek Him can we find the answers. In one report the Creator said: “I created you mankind for… Continue reading Everything was created for Us
When Ibrahim AS left his people for the sake of Allah, with his wife Sarah, who was barren and he had no child, with him was his nephew Lut AS, the son of his brother Haran, about whom Allah said And Lut believed him (Qur’an 29:26). Allah had granted Ibrahim AS pious sons and made… Continue reading IBRAHIM’S AS FAMILY
"Dear God, thank you for today, yesterday, tomorrow and forever, I'm thankful for my life.!"
Phrases like "be patient" and "patience is half of the faith" form a part of the Muslim's everyday vocabulary, such that we seem to repeat it by rote. We are advised to be patient at the time of adversity, and to exercise "beautiful patience" at all times. Yet, is this possible given that the concept… Continue reading Why Patience is Beautiful
Fasting is not intended to be a hardship. It is a time where Allah bestows His mercy upon us. Apart from the numerous benefits such as the multiplication of rewards, Ramadhan is also a time to gain Allah's forgiveness: Abû Hurairah (RA) reported: The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, "The five daily (prescribed) Salat,… Continue reading The Gifts of Ramadhan
Have we ever questioned why we are required to know the names of Allah? Houses nowadays are richly decorated with beautiful calligraphy and paintings depicting the attributes of Allah, but are they something other than ornaments and objects of art? There are many books and publications which analyse the characteristics of Allah. However, do we… Continue reading Everything has a Pillar
Are you afraid of losing your status with the people? Are you afraid of losing the one you if you become a better Muslim? Are you afraid of your family or friends turning against you? Are you afraid that your work and income will be affected? Are you afraid for your own personal safety? Are… Continue reading Be Humble