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When Life Gets Harder After Repentance

When Life Gets Harder After Repentance

Until a year ago, I was living a worthless life that I am not proud of. I could walk around unmindful of other people’s issues and situations. Worse, I committed sins and instead of feeling remorse, I felt regret for not committing a bigger sin so I could fit in with the wrong crowd. But …

Backbiting: Causes and Remedy

Backbiting: Causes and Remedy

Ghiebah, or backbiting, is forbidden in the Glorious Qur’an where a person who commits it is given the similitude of a person who eats the flesh of his dead brother. It is also condemned in the Sunnah. We read in a Prophetic hadith, “Verily, your blood (i.e., life), your property, and your honor are inviolable …

Umar's Message Gets Two Companions Back on Track

Umar's Message Gets Two Companions Back on Track (Story)

This is a very inspiring story that involved `Umar ibn Al-Khattab and two other Companions, `Ayyash ibn Abi Rabi`ah and Hisham ibn Al-`Aas (may Allah be pleased with them). They planned to migrate from Makkah to Madinah together and set a time and place to meet and start the trip.

Repentance story

From Germany to Morocco: Story of Two Hasans

At the Islamic Center, I found a message from a friend of the man I had been looking for, which read, “The man who posted the advertisement is in hospital suffering critical conditions, and he needs you and urgently asks for you”, with the address of the hospital mentioned in the message.

Withe Tears in Eyes, Taxi Passenger Repents (Story)

With Tears in Eyes, Taxi Passenger Repents (Story)

I used to work as a taxi driver in the period between 2004 and 2008 as a temporary work until I could find another job. One day, while driving in the streets of Alexandria, Egypt, and listening to the voice of Sheikh Mishari Ar-Rashid reciting some verses of Surat Al-Hadid (Qur’an, Chapter 57) a man …

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 …

The Door of Repentance Is Wide Open

The Door of Repentance Is Wide Open

It is never too late for a true Muslim to repent to Allah, and to shed tears for the wrong doing he has committed, keeping in mind that if one manages to escape the punishment of mortals, he will not for sure escape the punishment of Allah in the Hereafter. So, it is better to …

deathbed repentance

Does God Accept Deathbed Repentance?

Short Answer: “If you’re saying, ‘I want forgiveness from God because there’s no more opportunity for sin,’ then that is not really a genuine and sincere repentance. But… when a person… has been given treatment all the while and that person now feels that nothing else will work, and here he resigns himself or herself to …

How to Tell My Brother That He Has a Different Father

How to Tell My Brother That He Has a Different Father?

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. In this fatwa: 1- It is really a complicated and sensitive issue that requires wisdom and carefulness when dealing with. So, you need to consider your brother’s feelings and …



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