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Tired of Life Difficulties? Read This Hadith

Tired of Life Difficulties? Read This Hadith

Abu Sa`id and Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with them) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “No fatigue, nor disease, nor anxiety, nor sadness, nor hurt, nor distress befalls a Muslim, even if it were the prick he receives from a thorn, but that Allah expiates some of his …

Patience & Dawah: 6 Quranic Tips

6 Verses on Patience & Dawah

In parts one and two, we discussed the concept of dawah and the challenges the da`iyah faces in its cause. We categorized them into three categories: challenges from within, people’s resistance, and people’s opposition. It was quite obvious that it is not easy to overcome those challenges except with great and continuous effort. The most important quality one needs to succeed …

Too Many Difficulties: I Am Losing My Faith

Too Many Difficulties: I Am Losing My Faith

Answer: As-Salaam ‘Alaykum brother,  It sounds like you are in a rough patch of life. May Allah (swt) give you wisdom and patience. My general advice and reminder to you are that life is meant to have ups and downs. It is not supposed to be perfect and blissful all the time. It has, indeed, …


Hectic Job: How Can I Find Time to Pray?

Salam Dear Amy, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Firstly, we would like to welcome you to Islam. May Allah always help you increase in faith and remain firm on His Straight Path. Ameen. I am glad to know that you work as a nurse in a hospital. What a wonderful …

Khadijah: The First to Accept Islam - Her Story

The successful birth of Islam and the Muslim nation was due in part to the determination of Khadijah, the woman who was the first person to accept Muhammad as a Prophet of God and was later given the title the Mother of the Believers. Khadijah was born in Makkah…

Three Challenges You Will Encounter in Your Dawah Effort

In the previous part, Dr. Wael Hamza shed light on the importance of Dawah and the necessity of patience to da`iyahs give the challenges they are bound to face. He further classified these challenges into three types. Personal challenges make the first type which is discussed in the first part. The two other types are …

How Can Muslim Women Live the Sunnah Today?

How Can Muslim Women Live the Sunnah Today?

Our Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) was appointed as Allah’s last Messenger to establish Islam on earth as guidance for humankind before the final reckoning. He was the leader of  Muslim Ummah; their guide and role model. His actions, both personal and public, were divinely guided, so much so that he became the …

About to Convert, Concerned About Hindu Practices

7 Challenges Revert Sisters Face

The first challenge that most new Muslims face is learning how to pray. It’s not just an issue of learning the meanings and how to recite them in Arabic, but there are also the additional challenges if sisters are still living with their parents of how to explain it to them

How to Handle the Pain of Unrequited Love

Having Hope in a Better Tomorrow

What tools can we use to develop hope in the future? The main tool is to develop a closer relationship with God; to learn more about Him, develop and strengthen links with Him and turn to Him for support and guidance. This can be done through reading the Quran and reading…

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