The manner in which God extols the value of work exposes the foolishness of two tendencies that are far removed from the truth. The first of these tendencies is to perform works without guidance or insight, deeds carried out in disregard of both Islamic and natural causes.
Instead of allowing the loneliness to take over, embrace it! There are countless people in the world who would love to be alone to focus on their own regrowth and development. You have that opportunity now! So make the most of it rather than wallow in self-pity.
A few months after working with the agency, I decided I no longer wanted to pursue modeling. I look back now and I believe Allah had a better plan all along for me to be where I am now, and not modeling and showing my body. I found Islam and took...
I got 13 valid reasons why and how Muslims are like Jesus (peace be upon him) and truer followers of Jesus than most Christians believe: Jesus (peace be upon him) taught that there is only One God and Only God should be worshiped as taught...
A depressed life is like the stillness of the night; nothing moves, nothing seems to be going forward. But what comes after the stillness of the night? The bright morning! It was a bright morning only hours earlier, and another bright morning is coming!
This new series on the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is dedicated to new converts to Islam. It starts in Makkah with his beloved wife, Lady Khadijah, and ends in Madinah, 23 years later, in the home of his dearest wife, Lady Aishah.
Don't underestimate the power of dua. It is indeed the ingredient of inner peace. Continue calling. Repeat your dua. Draw a list of your du'a. Keep on saying it again and again throughout the year, say it for two years, three years… You will be ticking off your list as time passes.
It is the duty of every Muslim to attain Tazkiyah and nearness of Allah the Exalted. Islamic spirituality books are those books that increases you in iman and instill in you deep understanding of faith. I have chosen some good books on Islamic spirituality that can help you boost your iman and give you strength in your bad times.
Coming from the country side in Australia, I was never exposed to Islam. I knew nothing about it. I thought of it as an oppressive religion, whenever I heard about it. It wasn’t until I went to Malaysia, that God guided me in ways I never expected, Subhan’Allah.
When you read the dialogues of people of Jannah and people of Hell, you can learn from their mistakes now by listening to their words! When the people of Jannah ask the people of Hell, why did you enter the fire? The first thing they will say is, we didn’t pray. Do you see the importance of prayer?
The long history and complex architectural development of the Prophet’s Mosque represent a narrative of the development of Islamic civilization, along with the evolution and maturation of the identity of Islamic architecture.
We should find a quiet, clean, safe place away from all distractions to perform the prayer. Once you’ve done that, then you need to clean your heart and your mind and remember who you are going to pray to- Allah. When you put that in your mind...