Every year, when the month of Rajab arrives, I recall the supplication: “O Allah, bless us in the months of Rajab and Sha`ban and take us to Ramadan.” It is high time for everyone to re-think and assess his or her readiness for the blessings of Allah in these blessed months, Rajab, Sha`ban, and Ramadan. …
A mother calls her son when he is giving a lesson on goodness to parents; look how beautifully and humbly he answers her!
Allah swears by the Fajr, the early hours, the day break, and He swears by the ten nights. The overwhelming majority of those who have explained the Qur’an say that those ten nights are referring to the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah.
When we reach “Ihsan”, the level of real goodness in our lives, everything we do is for Allah’s sake – and people will see it! There are some people we meet in life who have a big impact on us because they are such good people. As Muslims, we strive each day to become like those people.
Kindness is a behavior marked by ethical characteristics, a pleasant disposition, and concern for others. It is known as a virtue, and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions.
There are many people who love virtue. They love to pardon those who have wronged them. They love acquiring religious knowledge, exhibiting good manners, and behaving ethically. It is the way they are, even without formulating any conscious, deliberate intention to be that way.