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Story of Noah - The Beacon of Hope in Islam

Story of Noah - The Beacon of Hope in Islam

Noah was a calm, patient man who called his people to return to the worship of the One True God. He was an exceptional speaker, enjoining those around him to leave the worship of idols, and to hear his warning of a terrible punishment for those who venerated idols and statues.

Never Despair! Allah's Mercy Is Always There

Never Despair! Allah's Mercy Is Always There

“When Allah created creation, He wrote words that were placed at His throne. They said, “My mercy will prevail over my anger.” (Al-Bukhari) Knowing that the mercy of Allah will prevail over His anger is reason never to lose hope. When we are overcome, we should remember that all is never lost. If you ever think …

New Day, New Life- The Balance Between Fear And Hope

New Day, New Life: The Balance Between Fear And Hope

Islam is kind of like living on the cusp of a new year. It’s never a bad time to reflect and start anew. We all make mistakes, get lazy, and sin. It is human nature to falter. Islam encourages all good things, but inevitably we will fall into sin. Thankfully, that’s no reason to despair…

The Prophet and the Alcoholic

The Story of Prophet Muhammad and the Alcoholic

The Prophet’s conduct shows us the importance of maintaining a positive outlook. In spite of the fact that Abdullah the alcoholic was frequently being summoned before the Prophet (peace be upon him), the Prophet drew everyone’s attention to one of Abdullah’s positive qualities…

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

Surah That Consoled Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)... It's Relief for Us Too

When Prophet Muhammad (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 learn more …

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I Can't Wait to Get My Period So That I Don't Need to Pray

In this counseling answer: • You need to get to the root of the problem which requires someone that is capable of helping you by understanding you and how you got to be where you’re at. • The few rules that we have in Islam are not meant to suppress or oppress. • Islam is …

On Repentance and Hope

Ibn `Ataa' on Repentance and Hope

In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), sheikh Ahmad Ibn `Ataa’illah As-Sakandari says: “If you find yourself having less hope in God when you make a mistake, then realize you are only relying on your work, not on God’s Mercy” When I have an intention to commence on a spiritual journey to God, I …

Life is Hard... But It Is Also Very Wonderful

Life is Hard... But It Is Also Very Wonderful

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 …

A Prayer for Pardon

A Prayer for Pardon

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.

Dua for Depression and Worries

A Dua to Say When Depressed and Worried

Prophet Muhammad taught us a dua against despondency which, in amazing brevity, also reveals the consequences of acute depression. The dua reads as follow: “O’ Allah I seek your protection from anxiety, sorrow, inability, laziness, cowardice…

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