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It is important to conclude our acts of worship by glorifying Allah’s name and beseeching His forgiveness.

We Repent for Sins Why should we do so for Worship?

We need Allah to help us to be constant and sincere in our worship, and to never become over-satisfied with ourselves because of the worship that we do. It is for this reason that, after offering his prayer, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) used to beseech Allah’s forgiveness three times

There was peace that descended upon me and from that day four years ago until now I have never regretted embracing Islam.

I Knew why it's Hard for Muslims to convert to Other Faiths

Formerly, I was a professor, pastor, church planter and missionary. If anyone was a radical fundamentalist it was I. I had just graduated with my Master’s Degree of Divinity from an elite seminary five months before. It was after that time I met a lady who had worked…

Forgiveness was given to me in the hopes that that person would be shown forgiveness from Allah.

I’ll Go to Hell, but I’m Cool with That

One day, a friend of my husband asked me point blank: “When you die where are you going to go, Ann?” I paused, and reflected upon that statement for a few moments. I knew the answer…

How Can We Reconcile With God

How Can We Reconcile With God?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: So, Dr. Shabir, the question that we have is: it is understood that the human relationship with God was broken after Adam and Eve disobeyed God. By what means have we become …

How Can God Forgive Without A Payment

How Can God Forgive Without A Payment?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: So, Dr. Shabir, the question that I have is how can God simply forgive with other payments being required? Dr. Shabir Ally: Well in the Islamic understanding, God is merciful and at the same …

The Prophet was a wise man who offered words to live by and through his actions demonstrated how to live.

Prophet Muhammad’s Mercy, Justice & Love

We see in him a kind and tender man with a merciful heart, who trembled with sorrow when witnessing a horse or a camel struggling with a heavy load on its back. It is said that he encouraged his followers to show mercy to all of God’s creatures…

This story is a reminder of the power of saying Istighfar (seeking forgiveness) frequently.

A Moving Story on the Power of Seeking Forgiveness

Imam Ahmed asked the baker if the constant practice of seeking forgiveness (saying Istighfar) had any effect on him. The baker responded by telling Imam Ahmed that Allah had accepted all of his du’as (supplications), except one. When he asked him what du’a was…

We sometimes forget, and treat past sins as impenetrable barriers to future good.

The Story of Prophet Muhammad and the Alcoholic

It was the Prophet’s way to point out the good qualities of those who sinned and fell into error… The Prophet’s approach, by contrast, inspires virtue. When reminded of `Abdullah’s frequent drunkenness, he boasted of that man’s possessing the greatest virtue of loving Allah and His Messenger.

Saying ‘Astaghfirullah’ will open the doors of marriage for those who are not married

One Du’a Grants You All These!

Saying Astaghfirullah (O Allah forgive me) a hundred times a day, a million times a day for 5 or 10 years… and you’ll find the doors opening one after the other. And after that may Allah bless those who don’t have children with children…



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