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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 …

Patience with Hardship - The Story of Umm Salamah

Patience with Hardship - The Story of Umm Salamah

Sometimes when we’re experiencing hardships in our lives we fail to see Allah’s wisdom and mercy in the hardships. We become consumed with the hardship itself. However difficult the hardships may be, Allah always helps the believers and intends good for them.

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Why Does Allah Test Those He Loves Most?

Short Answer: Yes, God does test those people most whom he loves most. Prophets, those nearest to God, always had very difficult lives. But don’t look at everything which is painful or difficult as a test, and don’t look at happy, easy things in life as a blessing. Allah may test you with ease as much …

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Being Muslim: Will Islam Bring Me Happiness or Hardship?

Short answer: Yes and yes. The ultimate message of Islam is that only submission to Allah brings true, lasting happiness and peace. But yes, actively living as a Muslim in this world today will bring you hardship. This is a fact of life: the best, most valuable things in life are the hardest to attain, and cost …

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How Can We Cultivate Joy In The Midst of Sorrow?

Asalaamu alaykum, dear sister, Thank you for sending us this question, as it is a real struggle that many or even most people have. How can we show gratitude to Allah in the midst of so much pain and hardship? How can we find joy and peace and purpose on the days when it seems …

The Test of Ease

The Test of Ease

Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that if God saved me from that tribulation, I would be anything less than a humble, grateful servant of Him. But the exact opposite has happened.

Verily With Hardship Comes Ease

Verily With Hardship Comes Ease

This aya in the Quran should bring great hope to us all. We all go through hard times throughout our lives so we do need hope that it is not everlasting. This surah brings that hope to us. Nouman Ali Khan discusses the meaning in verily with hardship comes ease.

Whenever You Are Afflicted, Say These 4 Powerful Du’as

In rough times, and in times when we feel all is lost, du’a is usually what we think as “our last weapon”. In fact, du’a is among the strongest of resources that a believer has. These du’as are those that were made in times of difficulty and uncertainty…

5 Verses That Light Our Dark Days

5 Verses That Light Our Dark Days

Is it not that merely months ago you were lost? Is it not that there was a time when you were seeking and He brought you from darkness into light? If you have been unjustly treated, read the story of Joseph.

Why Does Allah Decree Suffering and Hardship?

Hardships make us turn to God in times when we do not. On the flip-side, it is important to remember that ease itself is also a test. Islam came to help us balance life in both ease and hardship.



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