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I Miss a Prayer, but Don't Feel Guilty; I'm Worried!

I Miss a Prayer, but Don't Feel Guilty; I'm Worried!

Answer: As-Salaamu ‘Alalikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, Thank you for taking my time with this very important question! I hope that you continue to gain strength against your problem of masturbation. Regarding what you see as a problem with your iman, I think that you might be having a different way of looking at your …

Repenting from 'Shirk'

Repenting from 'Shirk' (Associating Partners with God)

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Safiyyah Ally: OK, Dr. Shabir, here’s a question from a Muslim who says he’s not sure if he’s committed shirk or not and how he can be forgiven. Dr. Shabir Ally: Well, to begin with, …

A Muslim Nurse Had the Answer (Story)

A Muslim Nurse Had the Answer (Story)

I was on a visit to one of the Islamic centers in Germany when I noticed a woman dressed in full Islamic hijab. I had never seen such proper hijab in the West. Glad because of what I had seen, I thanked Almighty Allah. Later, a friend suggested that I learn from her husband about …

Friend

A Friend Refuses to Forgive Me: What Should I Do?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa RahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother, thank you for your question and for the courage you have to seek forgiveness form the one you have wronged. As long as …

This verse contains the glad tidings for a Muslim convert as well as the penitent who changed their whole lifestyle for the pleasure of God. All of the sins they did can become a mountain of riches with the Most High in heaven.

Repentance is Not Seeking Forgiveness - How?

The difference between seeking forgiveness for a sin and repenting is that seeking forgiveness is for all sins, whereas repentance is a specific formula for major sins. Our scholars teach us that there are 4 steps to pure repentance…

God has told us that He is as His servant thinks of Him. If we think well, then that is what we will find.

Thinking Well of God

Many people give up in the face of something seemingly impossible. Sometimes, we give up on an individual level: getting married, getting that job we want; sometimes it is on a global level, such as injustice in the Muslim world. But the point of the struggle is to realize who is in charge.

Suffering from Satan's Whispering

Suffering from Satan's Whispering

Answer:  Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, As strange as it may sound to you, this can be viewed as a blessing in disguise – because Allah (swt) tests the most those He (swt) loves the most. So, if you could view this as an opportunity to serve Allah (swt) through passing this test, …

Friend

My Friend Cannot Marry: Is Zina the Solution?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother, thank you for your question and for your concern about the sufferings of your Muslim brother. As for your question, no …

Adultery

Committed Adultery and Hope to Be Punished

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother, thank you for your question. We really commend your sincere repentance and implore Allah Almighty to accept it and purify your …



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