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New Muslims- Keep Going

New Muslims: Keep Going

When you first come to Islam, Allah does not expect you to be perfect nor are you expected to know everything. Even the most devout and learned of people are still not perfect. But when you do slip up and commit a sin you know is a sin, you must also know Allah is the Most Merciful.

Is Allah Testing Me?

Is Allah Testing Me?

In this counseling answer: • When times are bad, this could very well be a test, but it could also just be your misconceptions. • Take a moment each night to note down 3 things that you are grateful for in that day. • You can also take time to go through each individual difficulty …

Discovering One’s Flaws

Ibn`Atta': Discovering One’s Flaws

In his well-known book, Al-Hikam(Words of Wisdom), sheikh Ahmad Ibn `Ataa’illah As-Sakandari says: “Trying to discover the flaws within you is better than trying to discover the worlds hidden from you.” One may start his journey to Allah the right way. But unfortunately, he might feel self-conceit or feel that he is doing Allah a …

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 …

Going Through Hardship - Is God Angry With Us?

Going Through Hardship - Is God Angry With Us?

As long as we begin by recognizing that God is with us and He is close to us, there remains a solution to our inner worries. There are things we need to know in order to develop our relationship with God. Then there are things we need to do in order to maintain that closeness to God.

Why Do We Face Calamities?

Why Do We Face Calamities?

Why do we face calamities? Allah said that He will test those of us who He loves with trials in this life so we get the ultimate reward of being close to Him.

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How Are Trials Defined?

Short Answer:One of the welcome side effects of trials is spiritual growth. It happens through painful experiences.Then at a later stage when the pain is dulled by time and effort to overcome it, the circle of caring expands even more to include many more people we can help with our experiences. …………. Asalamu Alaikum, Thank …

4 Trials of the Prophet Muhammad Made Him Stronger

4 Trials of the Prophet Muhammad Made Him Stronger

Being an orphan, was a blessing in disguise. The effect it had on the Prophet (peace be upon him) was amazing. He became a stronger person, both spiritually and mentally, preparing him for his noble mission as a Prophet, that was soon to come.

How to Achieve Tranquility of the Heart

How to Achieve Tranquility of the Heart

The key to tranquility is to develop our relationship with Allah during that trouble. If we know Allah, no situation is too hopeless. No sadness is ever permanent. We perceive trials as they are meant to be perceived – as tests of our trust in Allah, forcing us to…



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