Ramadan: 21st Ramadan, 1438A.H A very high standard is set for charity. (1) It must be in the way of Allah. (2) It must expect no reward in this world. (3) It must not be followed by references or reminders to the act of charity. (4) Still less should any annoyance or injury be caused … Continue reading Still on Charity.
“Refrain from the sin in form (open) and in spirit (secret)", that is to say, a human being is enjoined not only to guard against committing deeds that are explicitly and clearly sinful, but he is also to refrain from entertaining evil thoughts. Sinful deeds should be committed neither publicly nor in private. In other … Continue reading Refrain from Open and Secret Sin
(These believers are) those who turn to Allâh (in repentance), who worship Him, who praise Him, who fast, who bow down (before Him), who prostrate themselves (in Prayer), who enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong and who keep the limits set by Allâh. Proclaim to such believers good tidings (of untold gifts … Continue reading GOOD TIDINGS
Yes, you have said it all. Silence is Golden. Jazaki’llahu khair
Today I wanted to share an Arabic proverb which is so simple yet powerful
السكوت على الاحمق جوابه
Literal translation: Silence is an answer to the stupid.
There are some things which, to put it frankly, do not deserve a response. For whatever reason that may be, sometimes people are looking for a reaction of some kind, they may be saying something which they intend to provoke, offend or insult.
Rather than rise to it, silence is the best response. Then you do not say anything which could be held against you, you do nothing wrong in giving a response of silence. Not only that, but it lets that person know that whatever they said, was not appropriate or worthy of giving attention to.
If someone says something rude, hurtful, provoking, manipulative or inappropriate, then that ultimately is something stupid and giving a response will only make that person go…
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Jazaki’llahu khair. Niece piece from the servant that have hope in Allah
As sunset approached, she made sincere and heartfelt du’a, knowing that this is the time when supplications are readily accepted; the time between Asr and Maghrib salah; the time just before the fast is broken. She prayed for her fast to be accepted. She prayed for forgiveness for all of the muslims and herself. She prayed for Jannah to be written for everyone. She prayed for good in this life and the next. She prayed for her deepest and most desired dreams to come true.
She broke her fast with dates and sips of water, as the Prophet SAW did.
She prayed Maghrib and as she set the table for iftar for her and her family she looked out the window. She stopped for a moment, the beauty of the sky caught her completely off guard. She was stunned at how casually such a beautiful spectacle held itself in the…
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Ramadan: 13th Ramadan, 1438A.H WHEN WE QUESTION الله Human beings have a natural flare for being arrogant and egotistical. Deep inside of us all, is the capacity and potential to be ungrateful for the abundance of blessings we have. So often we overlook all of the blessings and bounties which are bestowed upon us and … Continue reading WHEN WE QUESTION الله
Ramadan:12th Ramadan, 1438A.H Yes I mean you,that sister, that daughter, that mother, the few days you hold yourself back from fasting musn't be wasted. There are a lot of good deeds you can do if you are naturally exempted from praying, fasting and reading of the Qur'aan from the hard copy. You can do a … Continue reading The Menstruous Muslimah
ramadan: 11th ramadan, 1438A.H Anas (May Allah be pleased with him) said: I heard the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) saying, "Allah, the Exalted, has said: 'O son of Adam! I shall go on forgiving you so long as you pray to Me and aspire … Continue reading Forgiveness
It's high time you pray to Allah to make the right choice of who to spend the rest of your life with and be source of your entering into Jannah together. Stop all those my bae's and boo's love story. Be real and move out of that box called Zina. And who (in their prayers) … Continue reading Make it right
Ramadan: 10th Ramadan, 1438A.H O you who believe! Respond to Allâh and the Messenger when he calls you to that which will give you life and know that Allah intervenes between a person and (the inclinations of) his heart and that it is He to Whom you shall all be gathered (after having been raised … Continue reading don’t be a procrastinator