A righteous man was once asked to tell the story of the pivotal moment of his life, the moment in which he first began to apply the teachings of Islam, and the following was his answer: When I was a young man, I would not hesitate to perpetrate any sin that was made available to… Continue reading One Sin led to his Repentance
Today, we as Muslims, We witness major disasters, diseases and instability all around us but ignore them. Instead, mankind has increased in arrogance and blindness, instead of having the humbleness and humility in trying to seek forgiveness and guidance from Allah SWT. Today, we are so occupied about maintaining our materialistic life that we ignore… Continue reading Wake-Up Calls
Once a person has cultivated envy and arrogance in his personality, the next in the sequence is arrogance. This arrogance is manifested by arrogance towards others, and ultimately, arrogance towards Allah. When someone asked Rasulullah SAW what arrogance meant, he replied: “Arrogance means rejecting the truth and looking down on people.” [Sahih Muslim] Arrogance can… Continue reading Arrogance
No matter what you have in life, you feel that it's not enough. You want a better job, a bigger house and more cars. Your spouse is not beautiful enough, and you only have two children whereas your friends have three or four. You are pretty but not as pretty as your cousin. Discontentment is… Continue reading Discontentment
What should we do when things do not go that well?
The solution is simple, for Verse 2:155 of Surat Al Baqarah concludes "..... but give good tidings to the patient". Hence, the Qur’an has already told us the attitude to adopt when hardship falls upon us. With patience, we have demonstrated that our love of and trust in Allah outstrips the love of the things… Continue reading What should we do when things do not go that well?
Prophet Musa [Moses] (AS) Pt 5
Many people think that the story of Musa AS ended after the crossing of the Red Sea. However, events continued to unfold after the destruction of Pharaoh. The story carries on with the new lives of Bani Israel, no longer overshadowed by the tyranny of Pharaoh’s regime. During the crossing of the Red Sea, angel… Continue reading Prophet Musa [Moses] (AS) Pt 5
Prophet Lut (AS)
The Society of Lut AS Prophet Lut (Lot) AS was the nephew of Ibrahim AS. After parting ways with Ibrahim AS, Sarah and Hajr, he went to the city of Sodom. It was from here that homosexuality originated, for no one on earth had indulged in this act previously. We see from the first few… Continue reading Prophet Lut (AS)
How to start over after a life of sins?
People are difficult sometimes. Right? If you had an argument with someone, and then you try to talk to them again, you’ll feel like things are not the same anymore. They might not meet you with the same open arms and complete acceptance like before. And if you had several problems or downfalls with the… Continue reading How to start over after a life of sins?