Narrated `Aisha: The Prophet (ﷺ) was asked, “What deeds are loved most by Allah?” He said, “The most regular constant deeds even though they may be few.” He added, ‘Don’t take upon yourselves, except the deeds which are within your ability.” This has a profound meaning and implication on our daily lives. It’s not about … More Consistency
Most of us are born Muslims. We didn’t leave another religion for Islam, but rather were already born into it. Have we thought, what if we weren’t born into a Muslim family, would we still find Islam? What if we were born in a different time and a different society, would we be brave enough … More Choice
Sometimes it feels like you’re standing still. Like you’re not improving at all. As a person, in your career, in your life and so on. It’s at times like this that we should take a step back and look at where we were before, and where we are now. I think in most cases we … More Persevere!
We all want to be successful, and we want it for our kids as well. But what is success really? Is success in becoming rich? Is that success? Or is it in having a high class job? Is it in being respected by people? What about becoming a celebrity? Then what about those who … More The Most Important Thing
When you think about it, the parents and the child start off as strangers. But even before knowing our own children we already love them, and they love us. Then we grow and learn from each other. Imagine walking into someone else’s home, but they share it with you. And they pay for your basic … More Respecting our Parents
Don’t we want to share the gifts we have? Only a stingy and selfish person wouldn’t want to share with others, the gift that Allah shared with him. Allah says in the Quran: وَمَا لَكُمْ أَلَّا تُنفِقُوا فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّـهِ وَلِلَّـهِ مِيرَاثُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ And why do you not spend in the cause of Allah … More Give From What you Love
How can we better ourselves so that Allah loves us? Allah tells us in the Quran: قُلْ إِن كُنتُمْ تُحِبُّونَ اللَّـهَ فَاتَّبِعُونِي يُحْبِبْكُمُ اللَّـهُ وَيَغْفِرْ لَكُمْ ذُنُوبَكُمْ ۗ وَاللَّـهُ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ Say, [O Muhammad], “If you should love Allah, then follow me, [so] Allah will love you and forgive you your sins. And Allah is Forgiving and … More How do we Gain Allah’s LOVE?
How much does Allah SWT do for us? He gives us life, good health, beautiful homes. He promises us eternal paradise where we can live forever and have whatever our hearts desire. Even a person in a horrible state in this life still receives countless blessings from Allah. Like having a mind, having relief from … More Allah’s Mercy
Happiness. It’s what everyone seems to be chasing. Is it possible to attain complete happiness in this world? Where should we look? Where can we find it? These are questions with seemingly no answers. What’s clear is that happiness cannot come from material gains. There is actually a way to achieve happiness in this world … More How to Attain Happiness
بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Last time we focused on the angels’ relationship with Allah, now we’ll talk about their relationship with us! They Blow Life into the People and Write their Future Allah has no need for angels, but has chosen to use angels to do His commands. Perhaps this is to show His might … More Belief in Allah’s Angels (4)