You're born, you live, and you die. There are no do-overs, and most times there are no second chances to make things right if you mess them up the first time. Sometimes a chance is written to make them right by Allah's will, but ultimately, you make your choices and you have to live with them.… Continue reading Be A Razor
Today is a new day, so say to yourself, let me focus on the aspects of my Character and my Religion and strive to improve on my flaws. Let me do better than I did yesterday. Let me seek Allah's help and ask for His forgiveness for my shortcomings... Because Alhamdulillah, Allah is the Most… Continue reading Think Progress, not Perfection
Sufyaan Ath-Thawree said: You should take to being unknown, for this is the age to remain unknown. And take to remaining aloof (at a distance), and being secluded, and associating little with the people, because when the people used to meet, some of them would benefit the others. But as for today, then that has… Continue reading Should we seclude ourselves?
When you truly love someone, you think of them constantly and you can never get them off of your mind. They are your first thought in the morning and the last thought before your eyes close. They fill your heart with happiness, gratitude, security, and peace. They enrich your life with purpose, joy, motivation, and… Continue reading When you truly love someone…
We are all living on borrowed time, with borrowed bodies, hearts and minds. Everything in existence belongs to Our Creator and we are simply trustee's of countless blessings. I don't find it healthy to use self talk such as "Mine" because it's wrong. In reality our life, health, time, wealth, skill, knowledge, body and every talent… Continue reading The Reality of Everything Belonging to Allah
When Ibn Abbad (ra) lost his eyesight, he spoke to himself these words of solace: "If Allah takes from me the light of my eyes, My heart remains illuminated, My heart understands and my mind is not perverse, And my toungue remains like a blade of unsheathed sword." Those who meet hardship head on with… Continue reading A Persevering Patience
The Prophet Muhammad (sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said "The nearest of you to me on the Day of Judgement will be the one who is best in character." [Bukhari] As for having good manners and character, it is defined by many scholars as the following aspects: 1. Withholding abuse. 2. Extending kindness. 3. And having a cheerful countenance.… Continue reading Defining a Good Character