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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. 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 start a new leaf; …

5 Conditions to Get Your Repentance Accepted

It was reported by Ibn `Umar that Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “O people, seek repentance from Allah. Verily, I seek repentance from Him a hundred times a day.” (Muslim) The term tawbah (Arabic for ‘repentance‘) is an Arabic Quranic term which means “a retreat” or “a return”. Examining the Quran …

What sets Adam (PBUH) and Satan apart

Quran Reflections... What Sets Adam and Satan Apart

One of my favorite stories in the Quran is the story of Adam and Satan; the reason I love this story so much is because it shows us the trajectory of your spiritual decisions. Adam and Satan both had one thing in common: they both made a mistake and they both transgressed a command of …

How to Return Stolen Stuff

How to Return Stolen Stuff

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- If you can identify anyone of those people, you can restore him what you have taken from him. 2- …

Mistake

Committed Mistake with My Fiancé: What to Do?

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- Surely you have made a big mistake, but it is good of you that you have asked Allah Almighty …

Companion Kissed Woman & Wanted to Repent

Companion Kissed Woman & Wanted to Repent

A man came to the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) feeling guilty because he kissed a woman in the market. He was frustrated and wanted something to do to get this sin forgiven. To answer his question, a Quranic verse was revealed to the Prophet telling this man what to do. …

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.



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