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The Story of Prophet Job in the Quran

The Story of Prophet Job in the Quran

The story of Prophet Job is different. Through his story, we are able to view humankind’s struggle on a more personal level. God does not tell us about Job’s methods of preaching or how his people reacted to his warnings and admonitions. God does not tell us about the fate of Job’s people…

God Makes Me Feel Better - A Story on Trusting God

God Makes Me Feel Better - A Story on Trusting God

Knowing that the Lord of the Heavens and the earth has a plan for you, and is there to hold you as you go through this difficulty, was among the most comforting feeling for Alisha. At first I needed to really try and make her believe that better things would be coming.

A Motivational Story about Respecting One's Uniqueness

A Motivational Story about Respecting One's Uniqueness

Why couldn’t we live that way? With mutual respect for one another’s identity and uniqueness; without forcing the other person to change and take after the characteristics we have? Why do I have to be like you in order to be accepted? Do you like it if I demanded that you become like me, so that I could accept you?

The Story of People of Sheba in the Quran

The Story of People of Sheba in the Quran

The people of Sheba had two marvelous gardens, one to the right and one to the left. God told them to eat from what He provided and to be grateful and give thanks. They refused and turned away. God punished them by causing the dam to break, flooding them completely.

The Prophet's Wise Advice to a Woman- A Story of Patience

The Prophet's Wise Advice to a Woman- A Story of Patience

When the woman, who was in the graveyard, was mourning over. The Prophet Muhammad passed by and he said: “This is a trial and you should be patient.” She said: “You didn’t have the tribulation that I had.” That’s how she answered him…

Convert Faces Modern-Day Abu Jahl - Brandi Marino’s Story

Convert Faces Modern-Day Abu Jahl - Brandi Marino’s Story

Brandi Marino’s story is one most converts can relate to. After converting in 2011, she faced a torrent of backlash from her Catholic family. Brandi learned about Islam from a message she received online. Not knowing who the message was from, she…

A Woman and Bryan Anderson- A Powerful Story

A Woman and Bryan Anderson- A Powerful Story

The waitress wondered where the lady could be. Then she noticed something written on the napkin. There were tears in her eyes when she read what the lady wrote: “You don’t owe me anything. I have been there too. Somebody once helped me out, the way I’m helping you…

4 Powerful Lessons from the Life of Prophet Joseph

The Best of Stories - 4 Lessons from the Life of Joseph

In the introduction to this story God tells us that this is the best of stories. It is a tale of rags to riches, debasement to grandeur and hardship to ease. There are countless articles, numerous books, and eBooks by renowned writers plus videos made…

Let Your Past Make You Better - Not Bitter

Let Your Past Make You Better - Not Bitter

Holding onto bitterness brews anger and frustration… When we love one another like Allah loves us, despite hardships we encounter, we can find a way to release the bitterness and attain “betterness”.

Fortune

A Poor Man Finds a Fortune (Story)

Among the signs of true sincerity are fearing Allah and avoiding any unlawful earnings. A sincere person would prefer poverty and hardship to consuming any ill-gotten gain. Imam Ibn Jarir At-Tabari narrates an impressive story in this regard: I was in Makkah during the season of Hajj and I saw a man from Khurasan calling …



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