Savoring the blessings of Ramadan allows us to transit into the month with spiritual zeal and excitement rather than dawdling through “obligatory” worship without understanding fully how they benefit our faith.
Guidance is an important concept in our religion and it is mentioned in the Quran. But what comes first? Faith or guidance? This is very important to understand. Is Guidance a Divine Gift For the Chosen?
We see many people in society who had very humble beginnings but later achieved spectacular things. This is possible only with God’s guidance. God can convert our little steps into giant strides with His limitless knowledge. He guides the right soul to the right position.
I wrote an article about my journey to understanding the Quran. It was a process of years and a lot of reading, attending lectures, and studying complementary texts and a foreign language. And that journey is not even close to being over.
How can we be sure that God’s words have not be changed or lost? How can we be sure that the Quran we hold in our hands today is authentic? Muslims have no doubt that Quran is exactly the same today as it was more than 1400 years ago when it was first revealed…
Do we have free will? Why didn’t God make everyone good? Why are there good people and bad people? And then in the end the bad people go to hell? How do these questions relate to the issue of human being freedom of choice and free will? Join Ustadh Fadel Soliman as he answers these puzzling …
Among the most amazing aspects is the fact that the Quran was actually a spoken word. It was spoken by the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) for over 23 years. And yet the whole book and each chapter have remarkable coherence…
It takes patience to be obedient to God, and to be gentle and kind under trying circumstances. It takes patience to swallow back anger and exercise self-restraint. Patience is necessary for the qualities of forgiveness, pardon, and self-restraint.
Has He, the Creator of all things, until now deprived you of any of His blessing for your disobedience to Him? Has He decided that in one day I will provide this slave of mine with fresh air for 23 hours or give him his sight only 12 hours a day?
God shows you that He is the Guide, Al-Hadi, and how life changes when the light of God is in it. Perhaps you started out something with a sense of purpose, but in your journey you were knocked off the path towards the greater goal. You need the Guide.