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10 Easy Acts For Attaining the Highest Ranks in Paradise

10 Easy Acts For Attaining the Highest Ranks in Paradise

Allah loves those who are good to His creation. We are instructed to integrate kindness in our everyday dealings with the people around us and to act justly towards them. Kindness comes in all shapes and forms, be it helping out your neighbor, doing a favor…

Why Always Me? I’m Losing My Faith

Why Always Me? I’m Losing My Faith

In this counseling answer: • Happiness is not possessing all that the heart wants. Because the heart will never be satisfied. It is rather feeling satisfied with what you have. • People who list more blessing every day were less likely to feel sad, unhappy or even overwhelmed when faced with an obstacle in life or …

How to Beat Negative Feelings During Hard Times

How to Beat Negative Feelings During Hard Times

In hard times, negative feelings develop and aggravate our suffering. People have different reaction and go different directions. A Muslim, however, should have the best reaction because he has the true Lord, Allah, to turn to. Do you have such negative feelings and do not know what to do? Join Sheikh Navaid Aziz as he explains …

Bracing the Perfect Storm with an Air of Calm

Bracing the Perfect Storm with an Air of Calm

Every person knows of the perfect storm, the one that runs even the most-abled person off his feet into the pits of despair. Everyone is challenged at one point in life or another, and no matter how difficult those matters become, the resolve is always to turn to God.

Are We Tested or Punished Through Calamities

Are We Tested or Punished Through Calamities?

Why does Allah test us? Especially when He already knows the sincerity of our faith. Why test us at all, when He already knows everything? How do we know whether the difficulties in our lives are a test, or a punishment for our sins?

Types of Calamities

Allah Knows Our Calamity Before it Strikes

It’s interesting that in the first case when Allah says “Not a single calamity will strike you”, He added “not in the land and not deep inside yourselves.” In chapter 64, He said not any calamity at all will strike except that it is by Allah’s permission…

The Good Calamities

Sometimes Allah breaks our spirits to save our soul. Sometimes Allah breaks our hearts to make us hole. Sometimes Allah sends us pain so we can be stronger. Sometimes Allah gives us failure so we can be humble…



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