Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Raheem Over the years I've had to cope with so many uncertainties in life. Coming to terms that life is uncertain and no matter what we do to prepare we don't know the outcome. Trusting Allah with having an optimistic attitude is crucial. In this post I cover some of the things that has helped… Continue reading Uncertainty of Life
Allaah the Exalted says: ( وإما ينزغنك من الشيطنن نزغ فاستعذ بالله إنه هو السميع " العليم » ‘And if there comes to you from Satan an evil suggestion, then seek refuge in Allaah. Indeed, He is the All-Hearer, the All-Knower’ [Soorah Fusilat 41:36] 'Umar ibn Hafs told us my father told us Al-'A'mash told… Continue reading Cure for Anger
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.
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
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 A heart-felt letter to remind you of what matters most. Get in the right mood by being in a comfortable space before reading. “And one of His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the diversity of your languages and colours. Surely in this are signs for those of ˹sound˺… Continue reading BE YOU
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?