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“O’ Allah I seek your protection from anxiety, sorrow, inability, laziness, cowardice, stinginess, overpowering debt and subjugation by fellow man.”

What to Say When Depressed and Worried? One Dua

Feeling down in the dumps, depressed, having the blues… These are just some of the terms used to describe a feeling of hopelessness and despair that can hit even the most positive of us at some point in our lives. However when sadness, gloom and unhappiness becomes a permanent mark of our lives…

How can one ever give up hope? How can one not trust in Allah? The message is - eventually they will believe in you O Prophet, as the people of Jonah later believed in him.

Hope & Trust of Prophet Muhammad

This can’t be happening. A door closes. Then another. And yet, another. A series of expectations, anticipated with great optimism, just don’t come to fruition. It doesn’t only happen to you- it has happened to the Prophet Muhammad, as well…

Even the Prophet Feared Allah

Even the Prophet Feared Allah

Fear is a distressing feeling that one experiences when expecting something threatening, evil, dangerous, etc.  In extreme cases, it can turn into a passive feeling that results in paralysis and helpless panic. However, fearing Allah is a positive feeling that, once properly settled into the heart, changes one’s life considerably to be in conformity with …

Loosing Hope in This World: What Should I Do?

Loosing Hope in This World: What Should I Do?

Salam (Peace) Dear Questioner, Thank you so much for your question. Your feelings are understandable and respected. I would like to remind you of what our Mighty Creator Allah Almighty says: “So do not weaken and do not grieve, and you will be superior if you are [true] believers.” [Quran 3: 139] This is 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 …

When we realize that life is not a game, and that we are responsible for our actions, all we have to do is make the intention to change.

You've Got to Have Hope!

Unlike the modern techniques that pump the person with hope without adequate attention on the consequence of inappropriate deeds, Islam encourages both and reminds the person that all our deeds are recorded and will be presented to us on the Day of Judgment.

Idris Tawfiq: The Miracles Around Us

We make life so very complicated, don’t we? It’s not just the tragedy and the violence which we see on the television news that makes our lives so disjointed and confused. Even choosing a career or selecting a course at college becomes the reason for hours of anguish. Shall I do this or shall I …

Islam gives us the tools to get through difficulties and hardships. It promises us that God is Merciful and wants the best for us.

Having Hope in a Better Tomorrow

No matter how tough life gets, how many challenges Satan throws in our path, how many tests God sends us to get us to turn to Him, we have all the tools we need to be able to get through the rough spots, if we open our eyes and look for them in the right places.

We should turn to Allah with our hopes and fears, with our worldly concerns as well as our spiritual aspirations, in all matters great and small.

As-Samad – Allah Is Self-Subsisting

We can come to know our own weakness and discern our limitations. We recognize our own smallness and insignificance before the vastness of Allah’s creation, and realize the greatness of Allah. When we have this awareness of Allah, believe in Him…

Pardon me for the wavering of my heart and the hesitation of my tongue. Bestow Your grace upon me by giving me the firm resolve to do what is right, engage in righteousness, and remain free from sin.

A Prayer for Pardon

My Lord! Bestow upon me an open heart, an enlighten soul, and a strong personality to help me in doing what You love of supporting the weak, the oppressed, the disenfranchised, the distraught, and the grief-stricken.

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