With time, I have come to understand that love for the sake of Allah is that type of love—the kind that is focused on Allah. Loving Allah should ultimately be what guides us in our relationships.
How would you describe L.O.V.E.? For you what is L.O.V.E.? These are frequently asked questions in all ages and in all places. For sure, each one has his/her own description. Each one has his/her own encounter with this very meaningful word that makes the entire world go round… But could someone really grasp its full …
Perhaps, we do not deny the bounties, but, surely, we often tend to ignore the beauty and splendor of the simple things in life. We do not have to travel all the way to the Alps, or dive deep into the Pacific, to witness and experience the greatness of Allah.
This inspiring talk takes you in a journey to the beautiful, blissful gardens of Paradise, Jannah. Sheikh Kamani, as he describes Jannah, elaborates on some necessary steps to win it. How to turn fear of Hell fire, the opposite of Jannh, into a positive force that draws us closer to Allah and maximizes our chances …
With this prayer we can show how much we care about our brothers’ problems and how much we want to help our sisters in Islam. It is an extremely beautiful way that Allah has given us to show that we care about our Muslim family.
There was never a time when the Prophet Muhammad asked, “Why me?” When he was put through a test in his life, he didn’t have the attitude that Allah was out to get him. He always trusted that whatever was happening was for a reason, and that the wisdom of Allah was greater than his wishes.
One thing that really helps me in forgiving others is to remind myself of my own shortcomings, and the times that I’ve messed up by hurting others or my own self. Yet I still hope and expect that Allah will forgive me, because He is the Most Merciful.
Dr. Lara has been a Muslim for 30 years when he was searching for spiritual meanings. He met a woman who shared Islam with him and his wife. He explains we can show people what it is like to be Muslims, not tell them what it is like.
With negative pressure from some fellow Muslims, the daily media pressure, and all the challenges of learning about Islam, many new Muslims find themselves more stressed than ever before. Which can lead them to wonder where is the peace promised in Islam?
In a very beautiful hadith it is narrated that `Ammar ibn Yasir (may Allah be pleased with him) led a group in Salah and he made it short. After he finished, made the after-prayer dhikr, and walked out the masjid. Some people followed him and said, “You led us for a too short prayer. Why …