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Learning True Patience as a New Muslim

Learning True Patience as a New Muslim

I was well aware that Allah’s mercy, the guidance of Islam, was the only reason I was now able to display such a self-possessed, unflappable calm as opposed to the transgressions of my impatient past. Not only had Islam satisfied my soul…

2 Things to Remember in Your Tough Times

2 Things to Remember in Your Tough Times

This belief in the transitory nature of this life reminds us that every difficulty, every anxiety, every sorrow that we suffer from are transitory and a test and they will go away with time. But the reward will be everlasting.

Best Weapons Sadness Worry

Best Weapons Against Sadness and Worry

Patience means accepting what is beyond our control. In times of stress and anxiety, being able to surrender to the will of God is a relief beyond measure. This does not mean that we sit back and let life pass by. No! It means that we strive to please God in all aspects of our life…

I’m Tired of Arguing with My Mom Over and Over

I’m Tired of Arguing with My Mom Over and Over

In this counseling answer: • It’s totally normal for young adults to create their own opinions, thoughts, and values about life. It’s what prepares them for adulthood and later stages of life. • It is our duty as children to learn to understand their perspective and be patient with them. • Instead of trying to …

How to Deal with Toxic Relatives? - About Islam

How to Deal with Toxic Relatives?

In this counseling answer: • Read more about the life of our prophet (PBUH). • Try to deal with your family without reactionary emotions such as anger, and insha’Allah, try to view their being mean and disrespectful as a symptom of their own inadequacies, not yours. • Try to limit time with them if possible …

Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim's Tips to Improve Your Patience

Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim's Tips to Improve Your Patience

As Almighty Allah has enjoined patience, He has also provided some means that lead to it and support it. Whenever Allah ordains something, He grants the necessary help and appoints the way to maintain it. Indeed, Almighty Allah never inflicts a disease unless He provides its remedy, through which recovery is ensured if He wills. …

Islam is a Marathon - Not a Sprint

Islam is a Marathon - Not a Sprint

Like a marathon, Islam is a long-distance course. It is a life-long endeavor that requires training of the self. It also requires patience and perseverance.

How to Cope with Child Loss

How to Cope with Child Loss

One of the greatest tests that one may go through is child loss. Perhaps it is the most distressing moment for a parent when he/she helplessly sees his/her kid passing away. It could be a devastating experience that turn’s one’s life upside down. How to deal with such a critical situation? Sheikh Omar Suleiman answers …

Surah Luqman: Wise Man Advises His Son

Surah Luqman: Wise Man Advises His Son

Luqman (may Allah be pleased with him) was one of the very few individuals who were quoted by Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala in the Quran. Although he was not a prophet, he was a famous person in the Arabic literature renowned for his wisdom and wise quotations. Luqman was mentioned in the glorious Quran and …

5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Patience at Work

5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Patience at Work

Your workplace can prove to be a test of its own as you have to interact with people from different backgrounds and different temperaments for around 8 hours per day! It can prove to be pretty exhausting. At some point in time you might even feel…



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