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Learning to Prevent the Self

Learning to Prevent the Self

We control ourselves to stay away from sin even when we feel like rushing to do them. And we do it only because we fear Allah and want His pleasure. That is the end goal. That is our destination, and that is achieved by having self-control.

What Sin Can I Not Repent for While I Am Alive?

Is there such a thing as an unforgivable sin? We all sin. That is part of our human nature. In fact, the best of us in the sight of Allah Almighty are the ones who turn back to Him and seek forgiveness. Are there any sins which you are not able to repent for while …

Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim's Tips to Improve Your Patience

Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim's Tips to Improve Your Patience

As Almighty Allah has enjoined patience, He has also provided some means that lead to it and support it. Whenever Allah ordains something, He grants the necessary help and appoints the way to maintain it. Indeed, Almighty Allah never inflicts a disease unless He provides its remedy, through which recovery is ensured if He wills. …

The Heart's Predicament

The Heart's Predicament

When the soul weakens, the heart hardens and finds itself incapable of staying on the path it should. It begins to wither. So anything deviant that makes you happy isn’t akin to feeding your soul, it’s feeding the demon inside. Take some time out for some serious soul searching…

This is Why Islam Prohibits Drinking Alcohol

This is Why Islam Prohibits Drinking Alcohol

Alcohol affects the mind and makes sinful behavior and evil actions fair seeming. It creates enmity and hatred between people, prevents them from remembering God and distracts them from praying, and calls them to participate in unlawful sexual relationships.

Boose in Paradise? Isn't it Prohibited?

Buzzed, but not quite there yet. Drinks continue to expand the blood vessels. Communication between the neurons in the brain just got slower as well. The body imbalanced, the words slurred, alcohol has entered the blood…

What Makes Something a Sin?

What Makes Something a Sin?

“You know, Theresa, when you do that, it makes the virgin Mary cry!” My mother, a devout Catholic, would say from time to time about my less than pious choices. “You hurt Jesus when you commit a sin.” The adults would tell the group of teenagers…

How Do I Repent for Repeated Sins?

How Do I Repent for Repeated Sins?

What to do with repeated sins? There’s no question about it. We all sin. The best of us though is the ones who repent and turn back to Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala.  But what about a sin one commits repeatedly? Even after repenting every time? What should one do when in this situation? Join sheikh …

Do Prophets Sin?

Prophetic Sin: Do Prophets Sin?

How could a Prophet of God, who was to be a role model for society, be a “wrongdoer”? If God wanted angels to dwell on earth, that could have happened; but God chose fallible humans instead…



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