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Pain, Sadness and Depression... How to Cope

Pain, Sadness and Depression...How to Cope

Why is pain useful? Pain, physical or emotional, indicates that there is a problem. It indicates something needs to be treated. Using painkillers only and ignoring the root causes of our problems is not useful or smart; it can cause further damage. It’s human to feel sad; however, there’s a difference between depression, devastation, …

Heal Your Soul with Imams' Posts

Heal Your Soul with Imams' Posts (Collection #10)

In our busy life, spirituality may be something we set on the back burner. We abandon it in favor of the more obviously pressing concerns of our daily life. What we forget is that spirituality IS a pressing concern. Without making time for refining our hearts we are doing ourselves a great disservice. When our …

Bringing positive change in difficult times

Bringing Positive Change in Difficult Times

In this video we are given a beautiful reminder by Sheikh Yaser Birjas who highlights that opportunity is a set of circumstances that will make something possible. Have trust in Allah and we can make a lot of things happen through smart effort and understanding. Examples are given of the prophets before us who did …


Elevation by Tribulation: Uhud & Us

Can we benefit from hardships? How did the Qur’an handled the bitter experience that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and his Companions faced in the Battle of Uhud? Nouman Ali Khan discusses emotional stories and lessons from the Battle of Uhud.

"O Allah, make the months of Rajab and Sha'ban blessed for us, and let us reach the month of Ramadan (i.e. prolong our life up to Ramadan, so that we may benefit from its merits and blessings)."

STAND UP: Finding Strength in the Sunnah

Are you tired of the difficulties and challenges that the Muslim community is facing every day; rather every hour and minute? You will find relief in the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) and his noble Companions. Imam Zaid Shakir takes us through stories of the early Muslims who, in the …

By the Early Morning... Allah's Promise to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

By the Early Morning... Allah's Promise to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

When the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) was saddened and overwhelmed, Allah revealed an entire Surah to comfort and console him. Reciting Surat Ad-Duha with reflection is enough to dispel your worries and improve your mood. Your love for Allah and trust in Him will increase. Join Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda and …

How the Prophet (PBUH) Beat Difficult Times

How the Prophet (PBUH) Beat Difficult Times

Difficult times are part of Allah’s laws in this universe; they are part of the tests that people go through. They are not necessarily something evil, however. A difficulty we go through, on the contrary, could be a learning experience, a reminder, purification from sins and mistakes, a test of patience and perseverance, or all …

Learn from Prophet Musa How to Overcome Difficult Times (Part 2/2)

Learn from Prophet Musa How to Overcome Difficult Times (Part 2/2)

Part 1 | Part 2 Let us take an example from the story of Prophet Musa (peace be upon him) with Pharaoh and the emancipation of the Children of Israel from slavery. Let us read the following ayahs (i.e. verses) first: {And when the two hosts saw each other, those with Moses said: Lo! We are …

How to Overcome Difficult Times (Part 1/2)

True believers are the most patient among all human beings, the most steadfast in hard times, and the most contented in calamities. This can be understood in light of the following: Life is short They realized the shortness of this present life compared with the eternity of the hereafter and, therefore, they did not wish …

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