"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
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
"Search for a believing friend, For indeed he will assist you upon Allāh's obedience and he will motivate you towards goodness and he will warn you against evil and you will not acquire anything from him except goodness" Shaykh Rabee' Bin Haadi Al-Madkhali. (حفظه الله)Al-Majmoo Al-Raaiq - Page 28 Don't forget to follow us on… Continue reading The Importance of Having Good Companionship
Here’s a short post to remind us on how to keep up with “The Ramadan Vibes”. Many of us had resolutions during the month of Ramadan and envisioned to keep up with the momentum of the blessed Month. Obviously, other days will not be like Ramadan, but there are things we can do to keep up with Ramadan Vibes. Let’s get started.
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM 22 Shaban 1442 Planning is crucial. For about 3 years I have been planning how my Ramadan goes. Essentially write out acts of Ibadah and fit them into your time frame. This makes you conscious of time. Have time for Qur'an, seerah, tafsir, hadiths, lectures, cooking etc. Plan and it will serve you. Proper… Continue reading *#7 Action Plan: Plan your day.
1 Shaban 1442 Why should you take account of your current state? We should aim to be better after every Ramadan in our lives, as it comes to purify us. Cleanse us. And make us conscious of our relationship with Allah ﷻ. We should use it as an opportunity to review our lives and measure… Continue reading *#1 Action Plan: Take Account of YOUR Current State.
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM 5 months ago I wrote about RAMADAN PREP because the Sahabas used to prepare for this auspicious month 6 month in advance. Shaban is upon us (In Islam the day starts after Magrib) which gives us roughly 29/30 days to Ramadan. How well have we prepared? Many people are learning about the merits of… Continue reading Ramadan Prep 1442: A series on Action Plan.
What is your fear and insecurity doing to you? We have/had things we feel insecure about. A major one is the fear of failure. One thing with fears is that it keeps us grounded (in a certain way.) How? You may wonder. We are taught to have fear of Allah. This fear must however be balanced with hope!
What defines you? I have come to realize that it is up we as individuals to choose what defines us. As human beings, we have perceptions of ourselves. How we want to be seen and viewed by the outside world. Many of us have or still define ourselves based on our accomplishment, status, appearance what we do. etc. but now, I choose not to! And I want you to do the same. What happens when we get stripped of the so-called labels we attach to our names? How will you see yourself?
Another #TrueLifeStory to remind you never to trust your abilities. Many of us have gone through the academic phase of life. It is important that we are cautious in our strive to excel. To not lose focus of the real thing. Here's a #TrueLifeStory on detachment!