The Absolute Submission

Allah Says (what means): {And it is not [possible] for one to die except by permission of Allah at a decree determined..} [Quran 3:145] The eternity we all wish for, Muslim or Non-Muslim, is everlasting life in Heaven, Paradise, the Garden of Eden, the Blue Yonder, whatever you want to call it, with its beauty, [...]

2017-11-06T17:07:30+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Muslim|

The excellence of generosity

Generosity is a virtuous trait that every Muslim should strive to attain. As for the believer who closely adheres to the teachings of Islam, kindness and giving from what he has become part of his good character. Generosity is the opposite of stinginess, as stinginess is a disease of the heart. The Muslim should avoid [...]

2017-11-06T17:07:23+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Muslim|

Whispering is the Devil’s Weapon – I

There is no doubt that the enmity between man and the devil is ancient. It started when Allah ordered the angels to prostrate to Aadam, may Allah exalt his mention, and Satan refused this in arrogance and declared war against the sons of Aadam. Allah The Almighty Says about this (what means): {[Iblees] said, “By [...]

2017-11-06T17:07:13+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Muslim|

Practical Steps to Help Lower the Gaze

Here are some practical steps to control your gaze: 1- First, let us agree upon an issue that greatly affects the way you control your gaze, namely, the issue of the relativity of beauty. The criteria of beauty vary from one person to another and from one sensibility to another. For example, you may like [...]

2017-11-06T17:07:08+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Muslim|

Ostentation

There is an abundance of proof in the Quran and Sunnah regarding the impermissibility of ostentation; and those who show off are often dispraised, as when Allah The Almighty Said (what means): {So woe to those who pray*[But] who are heedless of their prayer -*those who make show [of their deeds]} [Quran 107:4-6]; and, {So [...]

2017-11-06T17:02:42+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Weakness and ineffectiveness

A Muslim is commanded to pursue available means of attaining power and to abandon weakness and ineffectiveness. The Prophet explained that "a strong believer is better and dearer to Allah than a weak believer, and there is good in each one. Cherish that which gives you benefit, seek help from Allah and do not lose [...]

2017-11-06T17:02:12+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Roughness Leads to Disunity

Roughness is a dispraised attribute that implies bad manners. It causes disunity and estrangement among people and severs that which Allah The Almighty ordered to be maintained. Moreover, it has destroyed many households and separated many families. Many people who may love each other have nonetheless been afflicted with roughness and alienation due to harsh [...]

2017-11-06T17:01:44+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

A Ramadan Resolution

The best thing about the month of Ramadan is that it is a time of purification. I hope that you will agree with me that certain issues must be dealt with head on, and that it makes good sense, sometimes, to talk and listen to one another in a way that shows that we have [...]

2017-11-06T17:01:13+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|
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