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.
If humor is done well, and done to please Allah, it can actually be an act of worship for which we are rewarded by Allah, and helps fill up our book of good deeds on the day of judgment! Here are three scenarios where humor can actually be a great thing in creating a lasting legacy!
“I’m forever changed by the experience. I’ve never been so welcomed into anything before in my entire life. The Muslim community has been the most supportive that I’ve ever seen,” she shares, “They gave me advice the whole way through and made me feel like we were all in this thing together. It was amazing!”
A great scholar from the generation that was raised up in the stronghold of Islam, he is an outstanding example of how a person from a background of slavery is raised up high in rank among the more socially prominent believers.
Mawaddah is about keeping the honeymoon period alive and functional at all times. No matter how many problems there are in the marriage, if we have mawaddah towards each other, if both spouses care for the other and show it, and feel that the other cares…
There is a particular type of peace that comes from letting go. Feeling the tension fall away is an experience that is not easy to forget. Holding on to things, whether they be physical possessions or emotions, requires energy, sometimes large amounts of energy.