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Ibn Ataa: How Sincerity Revives Actions

Ibn Ataa: How Sincerity Revives Actions

In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), sheikh Ahmad Ibn `Ataa’illah As-Sakandari says: “Actions are like statues that only come to life with the spirit of sincerity”. Sincerity to Allah is more fundamental than relying on Allah, since it has to do with a deeper level of faith in Him, Most High. Yet, it was …

5 Powerful Habits of Successful People

5 Powerful Habits of Successful People

Successful people absolutely wake up early because the earlier they begin the day, the more time they will have to get things accomplished. Remember the early bird gets the worm! And it follows, of course, that early birds will also get a good night’s sleep…

Overcome These Habits to Succeed as a New Muslim!

Overcome These Habits to Succeed as a New Muslim!

Breaking bad habits from the past is always difficult, especially when those habits are deeply set or based on norms set by a familial bond. The key to finding success, as a new Muslim, is breaking the bad habits from the past, and forming new ones…

10 Mental Habits for Success

10 Mental Habits For Success

A man realized after a very long time that there are many routes he can take to reach his destination. Some routes were quicker, others more scenic, and others were safer. Even then, it did not occur to him that there were even more routes that he was still ignorant of.

Make the Transition - 3 Habits to Build as a New Muslim-

Make the Transition - 3 Habits to Build as a New Muslim

My first year as a Muslim was the most difficult as I made countless mistakes and felt an intense nagging to simply give up. Yet time and time again, I addressed my concerns to Allah in each of my daily prayers and cried the tears of frustration…

5 Ways to Remember to Do Things on Time

5 Ways to Remember to Do Things on Time

How in the world are you supposed to keep a promise when you keep forgetting all about it? It creates a lot of guilt, and the more you forget, the more that pile of guilt keeps increasing. But think: Is that guilt doing any good? In fact, it only adds to your stress level, and stress is one of the things that hampers memory.

Bad Manners? Don't Pretend to Follow the Sunnah

Bad Manners? Don't Pretend to Follow the Sunnah

Good manners and noble qualities of the character enjoy a place of crucial importance in the structure of Islamic teachings. Simply by being polite you are an ambassador for this great religion convincing people that Islam advocates manners and reverence for one and all.

Change Your Habits, Transcend the Ordinary

Change Your Habits, Transcend the Ordinary

You should be courageous in engaging with new situations. Get used to the unfamiliar. Learn habits that will help you succeed under novel circumstances. These can be similar to the ones you already have, but adapted to the task at hand.

3 Ways to Deal with Post-Ramadan Blues

3 Ways to Deal with Post-Ramadan Blues

This Shawwal, let’s not let post-Ramadan blues keep us from celebrating all we accomplished this Ramadan or from seeking forgiveness for our shortcomings. Let’s teach ourselves that being grateful for the details can lead down the road to contentment.

Taraweeh - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Taraweeh - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The Smile to Jannah boys bring an amusing video regarding the types of people we get in Taraweeh. They count down the 5 most annoying habits and then the 5 amazing things about Taraweeh!



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