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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…

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 …

Patience and Thankfulness on the Path to Allah

Patience and Thankfulness on the Path to Allah

Patience and thankfulness are actually two sides of the same coin. Ibn Al Qayim states that patience makes up one half of iman (faith), while thankfulness makes up the other half. He cites several reasons for this, among which are…

Dawah Challenges

4 Personal Challenges That May Hinder Your Dawah Effort

Since the focus of the Dawah is helping others and calling them to Allah, the da`iyah often forgets himself. It is important to remember the obvious truth: the da`iyah himself is a human facing the same problems everyone else faces and needs help and guidance as everyone else does.

Learning Patience as a Convert (Poem)

Learning Patience as a Convert (Poem)

Sabr صَبْرٌ, the first Arabic word I encountered. I didn’t understand it in the beginning, So that’s when my research had started, Initially, I learned patience is it’s meaning.

Patience With Tests & The Journey to Allah

Patience With Tests on The Journey to Allah

This step of the journey means that you learn patience. All the Prophets had gone through trials so that they learn patience. The word that Prophet Jacob mentioned in chapter Yusuf, “a beautiful patience”.

Why You Should Embrace Ramadan Discomfort

Why You Should Embrace Ramadan Discomfort

Ramadan discomfort is inevitable but it is blissful and fruitful. Think of some of the most rewarding moments you’ve ever been a part of – maybe academic, maybe professional, or even personal – and you’ll probably find that those moments arrived at the end of a long journey of work. Fasting is tough. Praying is …

FAST Reminders: Are You Suffering from Coffee Withdrawal?

FAST Reminders: Are You Suffering from Coffee Withdrawal?

Ramadan is a time for us to begin looking at our attachments, even with the things that are permissible. One of the lessons of Ramadan that we leave things that are Halal for us in usual times for the sake of Allah only. If we can abandon the halal for Allah, then definitely we can …



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