Tag Archives: Ikhlas

THE DIVINE WILL AND DECREE: USING THE “IF” WITH CAUTION

  One of the fundamental principles of faith [Eemaan] is al- Qadar which means, belief in the “Divine Decree, both good and bad.” The Messenger of Allah, ﷺ said: “If anything happens to you, do not say, ‘If only I had done such and such, then such and such would have happened.’ Instead Say, ‘Qaddar […]

Thinking Good about Allah, The Best Motivation

Thinking Good about Allah, The Best Motivation Have you ever thought that your sins might not be forgiven by Allah? Or you belong to the category of people who don’t have confidence in their relationship with Allah? If your answer is yes, then you may be doing yourself more harm than good because Allah is […]

The Six Fortresses You Need to Weather the Storm

The rise in unrest and insurgency in many parts of the world is on the increase every day. From suicide bombing to missiles and Covid-19 pandemic, the whole world has been thrown into turmoil. This has not only affected peoples’ standard of living and quality of lives negatively, but also shatterd their dreams, hopes and […]

Rememberance of Allah

REMEMBRANCE OF ALLAH (DHIKRULLAH) Subhanallahi wa-bi’hamdihi; Subhanallah hil-adheem Ibn Taymiyyah wrote, “Remembrance of Allah is to the heart what water is to fish. What happens to a fish when it is taken out of water?” Imam Shams ad-Din ibn al-Qayyim wrote about nearly eighty benefits that come with the Remebrance of Allah (Dhikrullah) in his […]

In Search of Sincerity

By Muhammad Alshareef In one of the battles that the Muslims waged against the Romans, the Muslims, under the commandment of Maslamah Rahimahullah, surrounded a city that had a tall and well-fortified wall. The siege went on for months. Then one night, one of the Muslim soldiers came to General Maslamah and told him of […]