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Why Difficult Times?

Why Difficult Times? (7 Verses Tell the Answer)

Going through difficult times such as the ones we are going through as Muslims nowadays, it is quite comforting to read Allah’s promise in the Qur’an {Indeed with the difficulty there is an ease. Indeed with the difficulty there is an ease.} (Al-Inshirah 5-6) However a thought that comes to everyone’s mind is, Why do …

The Christchurch Aftermath: What Now?

The Christchurch Aftermath: What Now?

In the days after the shooting, many Muslims would find themselves unsure of how to cope with such a traumatic event. My social media would continue to be flooded with news, condolences, death tolls… and silence. For many of us it didn’t matter that this event took place in an entirely different country. We felt …

Embrace Trials... True Blessings in Disguise

Embrace Trials... True Blessings in Disguise

No one wishes for hard times or suffering in life. Yet if we’ve lived long enough, we know this to be true. It’s all part of life. That is why Allah reminds us over and over again to embrace trials which are a part of our journey. It’s what makes us stronger, gives us endurance …

Bringing Positive Change in Difficult Times

Bringing Positive Change in Difficult Times

In this video we are given a beautiful reminder by Sheikh Yaser Birjas who highlights that opportunity is a set of circumstances that will make something possible. Have trust in Allah and we can make a lot of things happen through smart effort and understanding. Examples are given of the prophets before us who did …

Facing Trials and Tests? Here Are Tips for Difficult Times

Facing Trials and Tests? Here Are Tips for Difficult Times

What is a Muslim to do when faced with disappointment, disaster, and despair? When we encounter difficulties, trials and even temptations and  desires we often wonder ‘why’. Blessings in Disguise Learning to view bad things as blessings in disguise is a trait that we need to develop as we mature spiritually. The following Imams’ posts remind us how …

Why Do Innocent People Suffer?

Why Do Innocent People Suffer?

Why do innocent people suffer?
What is the crime of young children caught up in war and chaos?

Humanity starts wars, then asks why God doesn’t stop them.

Heal Your Soul with Spiritual Posts

Heal Your Soul with Spiritual Posts

The first question many ask when we are hit with any kind of trial and tribulation is why? We are good practicing believers, how can we be hit with severe trial or tragedy? Why do our prayers remain unanswered? Imams and scholars remind us to keep the faith and never underestimate the power of prayer. …

Pain, Sadness and Depression...How to Cope

Pain, Sadness and Depression...How to Cope

Why is pain useful? Pain, physical or emotional, indicates that there is a problem. It indicates something needs to be treated. Using painkillers only and ignoring the root causes of our problems is not useful or smart; it can cause further damage. It’s human to feel sad; however, there’s a difference between depression, devastation, despair …

Elevation by Tribulation: Uhud & Us

Can we benefit from hardships? How did the Qur’an handled the bitter experience that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and his Companions faced in the Battle of Uhud? Nouman Ali Khan discusses emotional stories and lessons from the Battle of Uhud.



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