The Quran is the speech of the Creator. No one can bring rest to the hearts of the creation but the one who has created it. Life is not like box of chocolates, as Forrest Gump has so famously claimed. To me, life is like a ship sailing on a stormy sea.
Prophet Muhammad had a great deal to say on the subject of anger. In many of his sayings and traditions, Prophet Muhammad tells us to use self-control and respond to the source of our anger with a cool cognitive approach rather than a hot over-emotional response…
Bilal’s story is proof of what Muhammad always taught: It is not social status or rank or education that makes one person better than another; it is piety. Those close to Allah are truly the best of people.
The father was muttering something which his son couldn’t hear. So when the father approached, the Prophet asked him: “Is it true what your son is saying?” The father said: “O messenger of Allah, if you only knew what I’m using his money for…
Someone may be highly educated, but if he is not steadfast on Allah’s Order, he is not knowledgeable, and the knowledge he has is mere ignorance. On the other hand, you may know someone who is not highly educated, but he acts upon Allah’s Order…
God informs Prophet Muhammad that these bad times will not last forever. An amazing amount of ease will be associated with every hardship. These two verses fill the hearts of humankind with gratitude and hope.
One of the good manners of the Prophet is his great solemnity. He was the most solemn, the best in his good manners, the noblest and the most generous among all people.
The Prophet (peace be upon him) was blessed with a higher level of empathy and compassion than other people, which is just one of his noble character traits as the leader of the Muslim Ummah.
In a time where his teachings are being grossly misinterpreted, here are some practical pieces of advice from the Prophet Muhammad. These are humanitarian principles, not just Muslim principles, from a man who promoted love, peace and compassion.
Prophet Muhammad has always been a human being from whom Muslims learn how to love and deal with one another, and form healthy relationships in today’s global village.