Being an orphan, was a blessing in disguise. The effect it had on the Prophet (peace be upon him) was amazing. He became a stronger person, both spiritually and mentally, preparing him for his noble mission as a Prophet, that was soon to come.
One of the goals of Shaytan is isolation. When someone is going through a hardship, Shaytan will whisper, you need time to yourself.
I want to tell you a story and then relate the biggest trial you have been through with this story. So, perhaps you’ve got divorced, perhaps you lost your job, perhaps you didn’t get into the degree program that you wanted to get in… But all these are trials of life related to the following story.
Short Answer: The more we adhere to Islam the more it will bring us happiness. The ultimate message of Islam is that only submission to Allah brings true, lasting happiness and peace. But yes, actively living as a Muslim in this world today will bring you hardship. This is a fact of life: the best, most valuable …
We are going to be tested by Allah in this life but that does not mean we should go to Allah to ask for hardship. We should be asking for the best of this world. We should never test Allah.
Adversity is a blessing in disguise from Allah because in those moments where everywhere we look around us, we don’t see anything that remotely looks like hope, happiness, or success. Our intelligence increases our minds become purer, and we learn what life is truly about.
Faced with tragedy people respond in different ways: falling into depression, feeling angry, or even questioning how Allah could allow this to happen to us. “What have we done to deserve this?” we ask.
We will all be tried by Allah in our wealth, health and children. The true believer will display patience when afflicted with a hardship. Powerful reminder.
Sometimes when we’re experiencing hardships in our lives we fail to see Allah’s wisdom and mercy in the hardships. We become consumed with the hardship itself. However difficult the hardships may be, Allah always helps the believers and intends good for them.
Asalaamu alaykum, dear sister, Thank you for sending us this question, as it is a real struggle that many or even most people have. How can we show gratitude to Allah in the midst of so much pain and hardship? How can we find joy and peace and purpose on the days when it seems …