Ramadan is like a school. It’s supposed to train us and we are supposed to emerge as graduates with the degrees to show for it, and the degrees will show not written on a piece of paper but in our actions, the way we deal with others, the patience we show in the face of hardship and difficulty.
Feeling complete, feeling protected and guided, knowing that this is all it takes brings a peace and joy to the heart and nothing can compare to it is a thing so sweet that I now know that I would never want to give it up for anything.
Sister Yasmin Mogahed discusses the lessons from one of the most difficult times of Prophet Muhammad’s life.
Some new reverts just get fed up because they cannot bear the criticism from their close friends or their family anymore. Consequently, they feel embarrassed to meet other Muslims or go to the mosque to avoid more problems.
How often have you been through hardships and wondered why? In this new episode from the series Inspiration, Muhammad Zeyara goes through a number of difficult situations in a row, and he starts wondering if Allah hates him. The story starts as he is getting ready to attend a wedding. On his way, he goes …
If a prayer is done with Ihsan then every word of the prayer reminds the believer of Allah. When he says “Allahu akbar”, he is reminding himself that Allah is Greater than all of his urges and desires.
Du’aa is part and parcel of every Muslim’s life. Not only does it please our Lord and save us from arrogance, its goodness extends to our well-being.
Muslims today have fallen behind the nations of the world. This sad condition is the result of not recognizing the true model of the Prophet Muhammad of being proactive in facing difficulties and for setting the vehicle of Islam in motion.