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Displeased

Displeased with My Life

Short Answer: It is not befitting of a Muslim to be angry or act upon anger. Also, be kind to your mother, whether or not she is a Muslim. Allah instructs excellent treatment to parents even if they disbelieve in Him. That’s how Merciful and Just He is. In short, don’t lose hope. You’re in a great …

Understanding Wisdom Behind Pain and Suffering

Understanding Wisdom Behind Pain and Suffering

What is the wisdom behind pain? We are all afflicted with tests, tribulations, pain and suffering. Each and every one of us faces individual challenges. It is difficult though to understand the reasons behind pain in this world. Wisdom Behind Pain This eye opening video gives insight into the important things in life. Join Dr …

Allah Test

Why Does Allah Test Those He Loves Most?

Short Answer: Yes, God does test those people whom He loves most. Prophets, those nearest to God, always had very difficult lives. But don’t look at everything which is painful or difficult as a test, and don’t look at happy, easy things in life as a blessing. Allah may test you with ease as much as …

resent Allah

How Can I Avoid Resenting Allah For Pain & Suffering?

Short Answer: Allah never intentionally harms us in any way. But some hardships happen in life, naturally, and there is a balance between good experiences and painful ones. “What do we do when harm comes to us? We put our faith in God. We ask him for a relief and for solace. And we know that God will …

Am I Failing the Patience Test by Feeling Sad?

Am I Failing the Patience Test by Feeling Sad?

Assalamu Alaykum Dear Sister, Thank you so much for sending this question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Your question is very important indeed. We need to clarify a few matters here. Allah Created Life as a Test Allah created life to test us and test our true faith to Him. As He said: Blessed …

Are We Tested or Punished Through Calamities

Are We Tested or Punished Through Calamities?

Why does Allah test us? Especially when He already knows the sincerity of our faith. Why test us at all, when He already knows everything? How do we know whether the difficulties in our lives are a test, or a punishment for our sins?

Why Do Animals Have to Suffer Like Humans

Why Do Animals Have to Suffer Like Humans?

Salam Dear Nadiah, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam We would like first to thank you for your positive feedback and kind words. It is very nice to know that our answers are useful, and of benefit to Muslims in Singapore and elsewhere around the world. Concerning animals, their suffering may …

Isn't the War in Syria Beyond Syrians' Capacity

Isn't the War in Syria Beyond Syrians' Capacity?!

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so much for sending this valuable question and for contacting Ask About Islam. May Allah reward you abundantly for your humble pursuit of knowledge, and may He bestow wisdom, peace and clarity upon your heart and mind. Your question reflects that there is a lot of mercy in your heart, and …

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

Salam Dear Reader, Thank you so much for your question and for your desire to think and reflect on important life matters. First of all, ‘bad things’ or hardships, tests, trials, tribulations are not a source of disgrace to those who have them. On the contrary, they could be a source of honor and testimony to …



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