O Allah, You are my Lord. There is no true god besides You. You created me and I am your slave, following Your covenant and Your promise as much as I can. I seek refuge in You from the evil I have done. I acknowledge before You Your blessings bestowed on me...
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Is it not amazing how much the Prophet took younger one’s self-respect and feelings into kind regard, despite his lofty status as the messenger of Allah, who was sent as a means of guidance and a mercy for all of mankind!
Prophet Muhammad came to correct and perfect our morals and characters; he taught us to know about God and love Him; he taught us to love and respect each other, to treat each other kindly; he taught us to be merciful and patient; to give and forgive; to be peaceful...
Prophet Muhammad was often described as kind and generous and his generosity included smiling at those around him. We know from scientific evidence just how powerful a smile can be. In the early days of Islam there were no articles or books to read.
There are always more similarities between the people of the Book than differences, and this is something that we need to remember when reading contemporary news in the mainstream media nowadays.
Our present world needs to know Muhammad. At this time in history humanity needs inspiration from exceptional people whose teachings transcend race, sex, religion, culture and even time by speaking directly to the human heart. With globalization forcing people of different...
Prophet Muhammad taught us that the smile is a gift of joy; an emotional gift, not a material one – a gift whose substance is received by the heart. He taught us to apply a smile to every occasion where a smile can bring cheer, lighten the mood, or reduce the stress that people are feeling.
The people jeered and laughed and disbelieved the words of the Prophet of God. This miraculous event was such a test of faith that even some of the new Muslims disbelieved and turned away from the faith of Islam.
Imam Hassan al-Basri said that:“Prayer is actually the ascension of the believer.” Meaning if you want to ascend through the heavens the way the Prophet Muhammad did, then you ascend through that prayer. You speak directly to the one who spoke directly to the Prophet and we enjoy our conversations with Him.
Very often in life we go through periods of trial or great sadness, only to look back on them later and see that they were followed by great happiness or periods of growth. There is a saying in English that "sunshine follows the rain".
Beyond the Lote Tree, the upmost boundary is a place where, apart from one exception, no human has ever been. The night journey and ascension through the heavens culminated in Prophet Muhammad moving past the upmost boundary and standing in the presence...