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Can Allah Be My Best Friend?

Can Allah Be My Best Friend?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Fiends are very important in our lives. It is a natural human desire to want to have a few close friends and, of course, a best friend to do things with, count on, and more importantly trust. You stated that after your completion of your studies you stopped talking to your …

How to Cultivate a Better Relationship With Allah

How to Cultivate a Better Relationship With Allah

Internal and external factors distract hearts from pure relation with Allah Almighty. To maintain the essence of piety, we need to develop within our hearts the sense of consciousness of Allah’s ever-watchfulness over us. In this lecture, Shaykh Riad Saloojee explains the meaning of being conscious of Allah and how to develop relation with Him.

Why Doesn't Allah Want Me to Be Close to Him?

Why Doesn't Allah Want Me to Be Close to Him?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. First let me assure you that writing such a long question with lots of emotions and feelings is a clear indication of your sincere intention to have your sins forgiven and your pitfalls wiped out. Sister, you are facing such difficulties because …

Being a New Muslim, How Can I Get Closer to Allah?

Being a New Muslim, How Can I Get Closer to Allah?

Salam Dear Ann and welcome to Islam, Thank you for this good question. Getting closer to God is something all of us should strive to do all the time, regardless of our level of faith. And the good news is: it’s not too difficult. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) tells us that God promises to …

How to Get Closer to Allah? Seek Him Sincerely!

How to Get Closer to Allah? Seek Him Sincerely!

Wa Alaykum Assalam Dear Brother, Thank you so much for contacting us and seeking help. It is a vast blessing from Allah (SWT) that He inspired you to seek knowledge that will help you get closer to Him. We ask Allah (SWT) to make it easy for you, show you the path of goodness and …

Feeling Faraway from Allah

Feeling Faraway from Allah: What to Do?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so much for sending your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. First of all, admitting our own weakness and highlighting the problem is a great point to start over. The beautiful thing about this religion is that Allah always accepts us when we come back and He responds to …

Praying Like a Robot

Praying Like a Robot: How to Get Closer to Allah?

Salam Dear Nuh, Thank you for your question, which concerns a matter of central importance to every Muslim: how to feel our worship, make it fruitful and observe its impact in our lives. It is interesting that you used the word “robotic”, as a robot consists of a body that is programmed to perform various …

How Can I Re-establish my Relationship with Allah

How Can I Re-establish my Relationship with Allah?

Assalamu Alaykum Dear Sister, First of all, thank you so much for sending your message to us. You did the right thing. As a matter of fact, you asking for help and we insha’Allah doing our best to help you means that Allah is already watching over you and wants you to return to Him beautifully …



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