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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…

Husband’s Past & Mother-in-Law Frustrates Me

Husband’s Past & Mother-in-Law Frustrates Me

In this counseling answer: “While you have every right to feel the way you do, you need to allow yourself and allow your husband to be human. What I mean is that humans make mistakes and they deserve to be forgiven (if they sincerely repent). That is what Allah mentions constantly in the Quran.” Salamu ‘Alaykum …

My Uncle Sexually Abused Me; I Feel Guilty

My Uncle Sexually Abused Me; I Feel Depressed

In this counseling answer: “What your uncle did to you was not your fault; being at such a young age, you did not know what was right and wrong. Remember, Allah (swt) will punish your uncle in this world or the next. Focus on yourself and your well-being. This abuse has set a big scar …

How Can I Stop Backbiting with School Mates?

Wa Alaykum Assalm wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Saba, Thank you for contacting Ask About Islam with your question. As a student, your main concern at the moment is your studies, especially as this is your final year. Have you not considered how much of your own time and energy you waste when backbiting? You know …

Curing the Wounds of the Heart

Salam (Peace) Jodle, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. The Quran, which Muslims believe is the word of God revealed to His Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him-PBUH), reads: {[…] Truly it is in the remembrance of Allah that hearts find peace.} (Quran 13:28) This means that the only way to get real peace …

How to Come Back After Sinning

Peace be upon you dear questioner, Thank you so much for this question. It is truly a very important point to discuss. We have to remember that Shaitan (the accursed devil) has two tricks in this regard. First, he tries to make the sin seem easy, appealing, approachable, and that it is not such a …

How to Repent and Return to Islam?

How to Repent and Return to Islam?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Prayer is an important pillar of Islam. The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “The dividing line between a believer and a disbeliever is the negligence of prayer.” (Muslim) You are very fortunate that you have realized you should pray. …

Is Homosexuality Repented?

Is Homosexuality Repented?

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I guess this is the first thing I should say. Welcome back to the life of believers and the sanctity of worshipers. Then the second thing I have to say is that you have to be sure that you are accepted insha’ Allah. …

The Repentance of a Fornicator

The Repentance of a Fornicator

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Now moving to your problem and your worries, to tell you the truth I was happy to sense the feeling of self-reproach between your lines. I personally don’t want to be hard on you. It seems you are hard enough on yourself. …

Repentance of a Woman after Loosing Faith

Repentance of a Woman after Loosing Faith

Assalamu Alaykum Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I understand how painful it feels like when one wrongs Allah, but in your situation the pain is double; you wronged Allah and you wronged your husband. We are all exposed to tests from Allah that vary in their intensity …



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