admin on February 28th, 2011

When you feel all your doors are closed, remember الفتاح, the Opener of doors of success. The One who opens what is closed and is the judge of what shall be opened. The One who lifts veils and who opens the heart. The One who unties the knots, and softens that which was hardened. يا [...]

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admin on January 31st, 2011

“Be patient towards all that is unsolved in your heart, and learn to love the questions themselves.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

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admin on January 23rd, 2011

“When you deeply accept and love people as they are, you actually encourage them to become better. By accepting people you’re not condoning their weaknesses or agreeing with their opinion; you’re simply affirming their intrinsic worth.” – 7 Habits of Highly Successful Families (via Shuruq)

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admin on December 22nd, 2010

“It’s not impossible if you begin–at the beginning. [...] We’ve got to get the foundation /starting right. If you didnt have a good begining–start over. It’s never too late to start over.” -Paraphrased from Dr. Umar Farouq Abdullah’s talk on ‘Living Islam with a Purpose’

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admin on December 2nd, 2010

“Stop looking down upon others-perhaps Allah will forgive their ignorance and not your arrogance” – Shaikh YQ @ IlmSummit 2010

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admin on May 1st, 2010

“When a child has a tantrum and cries for chocolates and sweets, a mother will not give in. She knows what is more beneficial for her child and will only give that. At that time, not giving chocolates and sweets is what is best for the child. Similarly, when we cry and beg Allah ta’ala [...]

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admin on April 4th, 2010

[ Part I :: Part II ] I was reading a book (The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge by Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd) and came across a few interesting points. This is basically my summary of what I read…so if there are mistakes it is most likely my fault. Contentment and Zuhd Adorn yourself with contentment [...]

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admin on March 31st, 2010

With each and every movement we make in our Salah, we should think about the significance behind it and try to make sure that we are present in mind body and soul, while doing this. I’m going to be sharing a few reflections made by me and others on Salah, as well as ways to [...]

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admin on March 30th, 2010

Bismillah, [Click here to read Part I] I was reading a book (The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge by Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd) and came across a few interesting points. This is basically my summary of what I read…so if there are mistakes it is most likely my fault. Beautify Yourself With the Fear of Allah [...]

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admin on March 28th, 2010

Bismillah, I was reading a book (The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge by Shaykh Bakr Aboo Zayd) and came across a few interesting points. This is basically my summary of what I read…so if there are mistakes it is most likely my fault. First Point: Knowledge is Worship When setting forth on the path of seeking [...]

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