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
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?
"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.
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
“Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship.” (Qur’an, 2:185) Allah ﷻ has given us the gift of ease in every step of this beautiful religion. Let's have a look at one vital example. A condition of Salah is that a person performs wudu (ablution). Now we know that Tayammum is… Continue reading EASE IN RELIGION/WORSHIP
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 to Allah belong the Most Beautiful Names, so call upon Him by them’ (Qur’an 7:180) This post is based on a webinar I attended. It is supplemented by other readings. What is DUA? “Dua is a whispering conversation with Allah ﷻ, our Creator, Lord and Sustainer. We ask Him because only He can… Continue reading ETIQUETTE OF MAKING DUA