Reflections

A new beginning. A fresh start.


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Have you ever thought or been in a situation when you are about starting something all over again? From the beginning? Starting afresh? It’s like learning to walk like a baby, it takes time, practice, failure, commitment, and dedication. Many times, starting all over again might seem difficult. Challenging. It’s a new beginning. Sometimes… Continue reading A new beginning. A fresh start.

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UPDATE ON WHAT WE DO


Bismillah-Rahman-ir-Raheem Below is an update on our NEW ABOUT Section, detailing what the purpose of this platform will be henceforth! It's also published on our About section so you understand what we stand for. Feel free to comment in the comment and share to invite others to benefit from this platform. CONTEMPLATE | REFLECT |… Continue reading UPDATE ON WHAT WE DO

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EVIL RECOMPENSE OF SINS


From the evil recompense of sins is that that they remove blessings and they give way to indignation. Moreover, no blessing has been removed from the servant except because of a sin and no indignation has appeared except because of a sin as ‘Alee ibn Abee Taalib رضي الله عنه,  said, “No affliction has befallen… Continue reading EVIL RECOMPENSE OF SINS

True life stories

Do you have a story to tell?


Yes, you do. We all do. We all have stories to tell. We are all sources of inspiration knowingly or unknowingly. We all create impacts in our own way. We are created to serve a purpose so each person has something to give to the world. To this effect, we need your help. We need… Continue reading Do you have a story to tell?

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BEING CONTENT


Being content and pleased with what Allah Decreed is from the fruits of knowing (thamart-al-ma'rifa) the Lord because when you know Him you will be pleased and content (rida’) with what He Decreed (qada’). The bitterness of some of what He foreordained will be tasted by the contented, whereas the one who knows his Lord… Continue reading BEING CONTENT

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SEEKING BENEFICIAL KNOWLEDGE


We really ask Allah to grant us beneficial knowledge for it is the foundation. Whenever a person acquires such knowledge he will recognize (mari'fa) the worshipped Lord and be encouraged to serve Him as He commands and loves. It will lead him to the road of sincerity (tariq al-ikhlas). The basis of all fundamentals (aslal-usul)… Continue reading SEEKING BENEFICIAL KNOWLEDGE

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Allah will not Change the Condition of a People Until they Change what is in Themselves


Whoever wants to change and purify (tasjiya) his heart should endeavour to purify his deeds. Allah, the Most High, said:. “If only they had remained firmly on the straight path, We would have given them abundant rain.”[al-Jinn (72): 16] The Prophet (ﷺ) said narrating from His Lord, “If My slaves were obedient to Me, I… Continue reading Allah will not Change the Condition of a People Until they Change what is in Themselves

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Self-love: Have you been loving yourself the wrong way?


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM “Verily, We created man of the best stature (mould),” (Qur’an, 95:4) There are many versions out there on what self-love entails and I pray this piece contributes to the literature. The approach of this piece is not to provide a detailed explanation of what self-love is, but to create an avenue where you reflect… Continue reading Self-love: Have you been loving yourself the wrong way?

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The Value of Time


"Every person should be aware of the importance and value of time. So that he wastes none and benefits from every moment [of his life] to draw nearer and closer to Allah. Start with the best of words (qawl) and actions ('amat) then the lesser in virtue and so forth. The intention (niyya) to indulge… Continue reading The Value of Time

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SHOW BENEVOLENCE TO THE CREATION


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM "From the ways to achieve happiness is to show benevolence to the creation and to benefit them as much as possible with wealth, position, physical assistance and all forms of kindness. Indeed, the generous, kind person is the happiest of the people, the most cheerful of them and those with the happiest hearts. Conversely,… Continue reading SHOW BENEVOLENCE TO THE CREATION