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Kind Turkish Policeman Saves Injured Syrian Woman's Life

Kind Turkish Policeman Saves Injured Syrian Woman's Life

 “There’s still khair (goodness) in my Ummah till the Day of Judgement”  Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) The story of this Turkish policeman is one of those heartwarming stories that restore our faith in humanity. Omer Kilicarslan carried an injured Syrian woman on his back for 2 km in a rural area near Turkish-Syrian border. The woman was …

How Seeking Forgiveness Brings Tranquility in Our Hearts

How Seeking Forgiveness Brings Tranquility to Our Hearts

When we constantly go back to God, seeking His forgiveness, we are reminded. We become humble, because we are forced to face these minor sins that weigh heavily on our hearts and through that our hearts are cleansed. Because we face our sins, we are…

2 Important Rules For a Blissful Marriage

2 Important Rules For a Blissful Marriage

The mercy between spouses as they age and mature morphs into a more tender kind of love that entails caring for the other when they are ill, fulfilling each other’s emotional needs, craving and enjoying each other’s company, listening to the other’s problems…

Hajj Lessons to Take Home

Hajj Is Over... What Lessons to Take Home?

As the pilgrims have wrapped up their highly spiritual journey of Hajj, it is time to ponder over Hajj lessons that should be taken home. How daily life should be like following the performance of this great ritual of Islam? And how can Muslims, pilgrims and non-pilgrims alike, benefit from the deep meanings of this …

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.



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