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Allah's Mercy and a World Full of Dangers

Allah's Mercy and a World Full of Dangers

Of the 99 beautiful names of Allah, it is Ar-Rahman and Ar-Rahim that we use most frequently in our prayers and du`aa’. Ar-Rahman and Ar-Rahim are both derived from the same Arabic root word, rahma, meaning “mercy, compassion.” Pickthall translates Ar-Rahman, Ar-Rahim as “the Beneficent, the Merciful,” and Yusuf Ali says “the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.” …

The Prophet’s Care for Children

These 9 Lovely Hadiths Show Prophet’s Care for Children

Children are a great blessing from Allah. With their tender hearts, children can be molded into righteous people only with a positive and tender approach. Islam considers children to be an amanah (trust) given to the family. Therefore, it is fard (obligatory) for the family to raise a child in a righteous manner. One should not …

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 …

Isn’t it Time? A Story of Repentance

Isn’t it Time? A Story of Repentance

The story goes that one day Al-Fudayl was climbing a wall, either to meet the woman or to watch a caravan and plan a robbery when he heard verse 16 of chapter 57 being recited. It was as if God was speaking directly to him and asking “isn’t it about time…

The Best Part About Ramadan

The Best Part About Ramadan

That’s a scary message, but there’s also a positive light that therefore the bar has been lowered so much, that everybody who puts in the effort, everybody who tries and attempts to have his sins forgiven will indeed have his sins forgiven. That is the beauty and the blessedness of this month.

The Secret Mercy Inside You In Ramadan

The Secret Mercy Inside You in Ramadan

What is this power? What is this strange energy that we have just received? It’s unexplainable. The non-Muslims question this all the time “How do you do it?” We say to them “Man, look, this is something got to do with the faith”…

Take a Minute to Think This Ramadan

Take a Minute to Think This Ramadan

Jarir (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet said, “Allah does not show mercy to whoever does not show mercy to people.” (Al-Bukhari) Maybe we have all heard this hadith at some time, but it is really something to think about during the blessed month of Ramadan. One of the reasons we …

3 Signs of the Ultimate Mercy of Allah

3 Signs of Allah's Mercy to His Creation

The Mercy of Allah is that ethereal quality that also embodies gentleness, care, consideration, love and forgiveness. When these qualities are observable in this world, they are a mere reflection of Allah’s mercy towards His creation.

First Ten Days of Ramadan- A Shower of Mercy

First 10 Days of Ramadan: A Shower of Mercy

The beauty of the first ten days of mercy is that it is a blessing within a blessing. While Muslims are actively striving to please Him, God adds a gift to the special month by creating this season of mercy. God’s mercy is showered upon those who engage in…



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