admin on April 23rd, 2011

“If you see Allah, Mighty and Magnificent, holding back this world from you, frequently trying you with adversity and tribulation, know that you hold a great status with Him. Know that He is dealing with you as He does with His Awliya’ and chosen elite, and is watching over you, have you not heard His [...]

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admin on April 16th, 2011

“I trust in Allah. I trust that He will never abandon me. I trust that He will be my light in the darkest of nights. When there is no wind to guide my sail, Allah will send me where I need to be. In the most desolate of earth’s patches, I will not be alone–solitude [...]

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admin on April 10th, 2011

We have been commanded to obey him; we have been commanded to respect him; but the key to both these things lies in the fact that we are commanded to love him. This love is more than just mere lip service; it is a love that should encompass our lives. Nothing on this earth should [...]

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admin on April 4th, 2011

Sometimes we find ourselves at the bottom of mountains: a mountain of sins that need to be corrected; a mountain of things that need to be achieved; or even a mountain of self-refinement that needs to occur. At first, we may attempt to jump over the mega-mountains of life, but this only causes us to [...]

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admin on April 1st, 2011

The prophet said, “The person will be (assigned) by Allah an honorable level that he did not reach through his deeds; Allah will continue testing him with what he dislikes until He makes him reach it.” (Al Haithami and Al Siyooti)

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admin on March 28th, 2011

فقضاؤه لعبده المؤمن عطاء وإن كان في صورة المنع ونعمة وإن كان في صورة محنة ، وبلاؤه عافية وإن كان في صورة بلية Whatever Allah has decreed for His believing slave is a blessing even if that is in the form of withholding; it is a favour even if that is in the form of [...]

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admin on March 16th, 2011

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” ~ Elizabeth Kubler Ross

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admin on March 1st, 2011

[Via Yasmin Mogahed] أللهم إليك أشكو ضعف قوتي ، وقلة حيلتي ، وهواني على الناس ، أرحم الراحمين ، أنت أرحم الراحمين ، إلى من تكلني ، إلى عدو يتجهمني ، أو إلى قريب ملكته أمري ، إن لم تكن غضبان علي فلا أبالي ، غير أن عافيتك أوسع لي ، أعوذ بنور وجهك الذي [...]

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admin on February 25th, 2011

The Prophet sal Allahu alayhi wa salam was narrated to have gone to His companions on numerous occasions and say “Are any of you finding difficulty in becoming like Abi Damdam?” The companions were surprised, and they asked Rasulallah, “And who is Abi Damdam Oh rasulaAllah?” So he said, “He is a man if he [...]

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admin on February 6th, 2011

The Messenger of Allah, sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam, said يؤتى بأنعم أهل الدنيا ، من أهل النار ، يوم القيامة . فيصبغ في النار صبغة . ثم يقال : يا ابن آدم ! هل رأيت خيرا قط ؟ هل مر بك نعيم قط ؟ فيقول : لا . والله! يا رب! ويؤتى بأشد الناس [...]

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