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?
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?
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM The world we are in treats people based on their intellect. The education system grades is centered on intelligence. Certain professions are attributed to be for only the ‘intelligent’. Being called ‘smart’ ‘sensible’ ‘intelligent’ is something we all crave for, and aspire to have these titles added to our names. But this is a… Continue reading The Most Intelligent of People
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Be like a Bee that only lands on sweet things and skips the filthy. Don’t be like the fly that lands on only the wounds. Re-read that quote again and continue. You will notice that the bee sees the filthy but skips it. So, do we as humans. We notice the good and bad… Continue reading A BEE OR A FLY?
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM "And your Lord says. "Call upon Me; I will respond to you." Indeed, those who disdain My worship will enter hell [rendered] contemptible." (Ghafir, 40:60) "And to Allah belong the best names, so invoke Him by them" (Al-A'raf, 7:180) Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: “Du’ā (supplication) is worship. Your Lord stated: ‘Supplicate to Me and I will… Continue reading ETIQUETTE OF MAKING DUA
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Barakah means blessing. Barakah comes from Allah عَزَّ وَجَلَّ. With blessings we are able to manage time efficiently, more productive and feel a sense of satisfaction in our life. With Barakah there is GROWTH AND INCREASE beyond expectation ((Khayr) more goodness with less). It also comes with a sense of CONTINUITY - the thing may… Continue reading BARAKAH ACTIONS
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM AS SALAM ALAIKUM WARAMATULLAH WABARAKATU. The Prophet (ﷺ) said: ‘The most beloved people to Allah are those who are most beneficial to people. The most beloved deed to Allah is to make a Muslim happy, or to remove one of his troubles, or to forgive his debt, or to feed his hunger. That I… Continue reading THE MOST BELOVED TO ALLAH…