#BookGem

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

#BookGem, Ibadah

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

Allah Loves, Ibadah

EASE IN RELIGION/WORSHIP


“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

Allah Loves, Ibadah

ETIQUETTE OF MAKING DUA


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

Allah Loves, Ibadah

RAMADAN PREP 1442/2021


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Ramadan is an important month in the Islamic calendar. It is a month of mandatory fasting “Fasting is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may attain taqwaa.” (Quran, 2:183) Fasting in this month is one of the articles of Islam. The Reward for Ramadan is unknown to… Continue reading RAMADAN PREP 1442/2021

Ibadah, Reflections

FULFILLING LIFE’S PURPOSE


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM This is an overdue post. It has been sitting in my word document for a long time 🙈 I enjoyed writing it and I pray you benefit from it!♥️ Alhamdulillah for being a Muslim. I believe we have it easy with identifying our life’s purpose for Allah ﷻ tells us in the Qur’an. Allah… Continue reading FULFILLING LIFE’S PURPOSE

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A promise from Allah


A promise from Allah: giving up something for His sake! The Prophet, ﷺ said, “Verily, you will never leave anything for the sake of Allah Almighty but that Allah will replace it with something better.” (Ahmad) This is a guaranteed promise 💫 from Allah! Give up something for the sake of Allah ﷻ sincerely and… Continue reading A promise from Allah

Ibadah, Reflections

WHAT IS YOUR EXCUSE?


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Please take time to watch the short video before reading and when you’re done keep on reading. The video is just 30 seconds long. https://youtu.be/Wh0PHLppHas Blind man reciting the Quran with brail. Now that you’re done watching, keep on reading 😊 I came across this video and it was really touching. It made me… Continue reading WHAT IS YOUR EXCUSE?

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MUHARRAM: THE MONTH OF ALLAH


This post delves into the Month of Muharram: The Month of Allah ﷻ . It explores the merits of fasting on the Day of Ashura as mentioned to us by The Prophet ﷺ . It further explains why the Day of Ashura is important and touches upon what should be avoided on Ashura Day.

Ibadah

THE SACRED MONTHS


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM ‘Indeed, the number of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months in the register of Allah [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of these, four are sacred. That is the correct religion, so do not wrong yourselves during them.’ Qur'an 9:36 The ending of the above verse is a warning… Continue reading THE SACRED MONTHS