Usually lonely people surrender to sadness and helplessness. But Mary did not. She kept seeking His Help and making choices she thought would be pleasing to Allah. She never gave in to depression because she knew if she would only trust Him, Allah would give her a solution. And He did.
Allah takes four different oaths marking four symbols which refer to the five greatest Prophets to walk on the face of the earth. And putting the lives and the symbols of these Prophets as His oath, Allah makes the statement that human beings are created in the finest of states.
Tragedy of Karbala marks the greatest shameful tragic day in Islamic history, when the blood of the noble people of God was shed in this merciless slaughter. No doubt that Imam Al-Hussain, by giving his life, was teaching Muslim generations to come…
New Muslims can learn from this lesson that there is some light at the end of the tunnel. You might be treated badly or ridiculed by your families, neighbors and friends. Therefore, do like what the early Muslims did; endure the hardships with patience. Do not lose hope.
The Hijrah teaches us about brotherhood. Muslims emigrated from Makkah with little or nothing with them, and they were then accepted in Madinah almost as if they were the inhabitants. The people of Madinah shared their houses, food and whatever they had to help their brethren from Makkah settle in.
Here are 10 important lessons from the advice of Luqman to improve your life. Lesson 1. On Servitude. Serve only Allah. True servitude is due to Him alone. Strive to serve Him with your mind, body and soul.
The Prophet gave when he had something to give and he even gave in charity when he did not have anything to give. Once a man came to the Prophet and asked him for charity. The Prophet did not have anything to give to him but the man kept insisting.
The story of Saleh teaches us an important fact about ourselves. We agree with God when things are going good for us, but then we go back on what we have promised to Him, turning back to our previous ways. Think of how many times we have pleaded for…
From ants we can learn industry and discipline. From turtles we can learn that slow and steady wins the race! Similarly, I have learned some really amazing and helpful characteristics from my cats. Here they go…
When I watched the intro video of the ‘Hajj: from Ritual to Spiritual’ course it reminded me of my Hajj. I never saw a course like this, focused on understanding Hajj. I only watched some ‘prep videos’ online, you know, the ones telling you what to pack and what to say when you’re there.