Assertive people are balanced, calm, polite, and respectful. They are able to reach their goals without hurting or insulting others. They love for others what they love for themselves and do their best to turn a win-lose situation into a win-win situation. Assertiveness is not a single attribute, but a collection of complementary traits that constitute a healthy personality. Some of these…
A beautiful and inspiring story of a Rabbi who lived in Madinah during the time of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). `Abdullah ibn Salam (may Allah be pleased with him) was an esteemed Jewish scholar who had a high status among his Jewish community. He knew that a Prophet was due to …
The death of Saad ibn Muadh (RA) made Allah’s throne shake. Why did Allah’s throne shake? Saad ibn Muadh was one of the greatest Companions that lived! This is beautiful from Sheikh Omar Suleiman.
Abdullah served the Prophet in many ways as a young boy. He escorted him on journeys and expeditions and he prayed behind him. He was also devoted in his service to him and performed it with excellence – without excuses or complaints.
Abu Bakr wasn’t known for his physical strength but he was known for his outstanding loyalty and love for Prophet Muhammad (SAW). An inspiration to us all!
Sa’d later settled in Guangzhou and built the Huaisheng Mosque which was an important event in the history of Islam in China. It is reputedly the oldest surviving mosque in the whole of China and is over 1300 years old. It survived through several historical events which inevitably took place outside its door step.
My father became upset and afraid that I would leave our religion. So he kept me locked up in the house and put a chain on my feet. I managed however to send a message to the Christians asking them to inform me of any caravan going to Syria…
A true companion is the one who accompanies you knowing your faults and shortcomings, and this in none but your Generous Lord. Your best choice for company is He who accompanies you expecting nothing in return from you.
“The most compassionate of my Community towards my Community is Abu Bakr; the staunchest in Allah’s Religion is Umar; the most truthful in his modesty is Uthman, and the best in judgment is Ali.”
If you concentrate on developing a relationship with God and the Quran, rules and regulations will seem like the natural way to act. You will see that the rules are actually guidance from the One that knows human kind best, the Creator Himself.