Your Future is in the Hands of the Best Planner

Motivational speaker and author of several self-help books, Denis Waitley has said, "Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present towards the future."  We can develop a positive attitude towards our future by refusing to dwell on past hardships, realising that they cannot be changed, and knowing [...]

2017-11-06T17:11:16+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

‘Our Hearts are Still Adhering to the Truth’

In his book, Siyar A‘laam An-Nubalaa’ (11/238), Ath-Thahabi said that during the ordeal of Imaam Ahmad it was said to him, “O Abu ‘Abdullaah! Do you not see that falsehood is being victorious over the truth?” He replied, “No. The victory of falsehood over truth is when the hearts change from guidance to error but [...]

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

Mockery is a disease from Jaahiliyyah

Allah The Almighty forbids us from mocking people as He Says (what means): {O you who have believed, let not a people ridicule [another] people; perhaps they may be better than them}[Quran 49:11] Adh-Dhahhaak said,  This verse was revealed when members of the Banu Tameem delegation were mocking the poor Companions like ‘Ammaar, Khabbaab, Bilaal, [...]

2017-11-06T17:10:58+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Allah The Almighty Loves Deliberation – I

Dear brothers and sisters, if you think about the negative results of many of our deeds, you would find that rashness and lack of deliberation are the main reasons behind losing what we want.   Deliberation means not being hasty in seeking anything and acting purposefully to gain it. Consider how Allah The Almighty disapproves [...]

2017-11-06T17:10:47+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Means of Acquiring Refined Morals

Undeniably, changing one's morals for the better is the toughest change for the human being, but it is not impossible. There are many ways and methods to help one acquire refined morals, which include the following: Pure creed: Having a pure creed is a serious matter, as one's conduct and behavior are, very often, the [...]

2017-11-06T17:10:36+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Causes and Effects of Diseases of the Heart

Indeed, all sins poison the heart and lead to its illness and destruction. They sicken it and define its will as other than what Allah The Almighty wants [of His servant], in effect being as harmful to the heart as actual poisons are to the body. Imaam Ibn Al-Mubaarak said, “I have seen that sins [...]

2017-11-06T17:10:25+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Allah The Almighty Loves Deliberation – II

We should be deliberate and not hasty in our speech. What makes us act hastily in any matter, without giving it careful consideration? As long as we are in the process of thinking and have not uttered any words or done an action, we still have the privilege of choice . However, once we have [...]

2017-11-06T17:10:17+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

In the Dark of the Night …

Once, there was a pious Muslim merchant who used to trade cattle. He would buy cows from Iraq or Iran and sell them in Syria. This trader was a righteous Muslim: pious, devout and pure hearted; he would pray at night, fast and give charity frequently. On one of his trade journeys, as he was [...]

2017-11-06T17:10:13+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|
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