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Preparing for Ramadan - A Plan for Powerful Duas

Preparing for Ramadan - A Plan for Powerful Duas

If you don’t put enough time and effort into tailoring your duas to your most dearly-held needs and desires, one solution is to take time out from life to sit and write down the areas that are important to you… Let your imagination run wild…

Why Do Muslims Fast a Whole Month? Is it a Punishment?

This is actually an image of what Ramadan is all about. It is a time to sweep out our spiritual house of all the dust and the cobwebs that have accumulated over the past year, welcoming Allah once more into our hearts with renewed vigor.

Spiritual Gearing Ramadan

Spiritually Gearing Up for Ramadan

The Month of Ramadan is like a gentle breeze that hastens to cool a sweltering summer night. However, just as quickly as it arrives, it bids farewell much too soon. Get ready to welcome Ramadan today, so that you can take full advantage of the blessed days and nights once it arrives.

Belief is the Seed of Spiritual Happiness

Belief is the Seed of Spiritual Happiness

Know that belief is the seed of spiritual happiness. It begins with a belief in the meaning of the testimony of faith, which states that there is no god but God and Muhammad is the Messenger of God. Know that you have been created and that your Creator…

4 Tips for Returning Our Hearts to Allah -

4 Tips for Returning Our Hearts to Allah

When we find ourselves lost on the journey to Allah we need to know how to help get our hearts back on track. The heart is a subtle, amazing creation of Allah, and therefore, helping it get back on the right path may not be as simple as following a few logical steps.

The Night Journey - Sometimes It Causes Me to Tremble

The Night Journey: Sometimes it Causes Me to Tremble

I contemplate that. I imagine that I’m standing behind Muhammad (peace be upon him) and also gazing at the veil of light. And I long to have the veil lifted. I long to gaze in adoration at my Lord. But not yet. I’m still limited by my humanity, my corporeal being.

Combating Spiritual Diseases of the Heart

Combating Spiritual Diseases of the Heart

The diseases that can potentially afflict the heart are many. However, among them are a few that we should all be extremely wary of because of the damage they do to the heart and because of their ability to quickly cause the heart to succumb to other diseases.

Who Inspired Kristiane Backer to Convert to Islam?

Who Inspired Kristiane Backer to Convert to Islam?

I was living the high life; I had everything a young person could dream of… Kristiane Backer, a presenter on MTV Europe who interviewed rock stars and enjoyed the red carpet, simply felt that although she had everything, something was still missing…

Fasting- Things You Probably Didn’t Know

Fasting: Things You Probably Didn’t Know

God is your judge, and it is God who will decide your reward. The highest degree is the fasting of the spiritual elite; it is to restrain the soul from thought of all things except God. One must give oneself entirely to God and fast from everything inwardly and outwardly.

Preparing for Ramadan- Early Bird Challenge

Preparing for Ramadan - The Early Bird Challenge

We have two months left until Ramadan begins – so if we want to take full benefit from Ramadan, and take advantage of those ‘early bird’ benefits, now is the time to start preparing (if we haven’t already started, that is). You may be thinking it’s too soon, but it isn’t. Time flies…

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