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.
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.
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”.
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 …
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 …
Since having patience is something so important and necessary for each one of us, it’s not surprising that Allah has given us wonderful examples of patience in the Quran, patience displayed by the heroes of Islam throughout different ages and times…
We all go through difficult times but how do we achieve patience during these times? There are 4 ways that we can start applying. These 6 Verses Tell How to Develop Your Patience
The things which seem like a trial to me may not even bother you a bit, and vice versa. Therefore we must not look at someone depressed over something that seems trivial to us and say, ‘Look what a weak person s/he is!’ It may be just that his/her strengths are different than yours.
There is a famous story of Ibn Abbas when he was on a journey with some of his companions, a messenger comes and whispered something into his ear. Ibn Abbas listens to what he has to say, then he immediately faced the Qiblah and prayed two units of prayer.
If we were to study Prophet Muhammad’s life, putting ourselves in his shoes, we would have an epiphany. It would hit us hard how difficult and painful a life he endured with patience after becoming a Prophet. It would make our hearts melt with love for him.