What could be better than being a true slave of Allah? One whom Allah loves and forgives? Our goal in this life is to embody the characteristics of the people of Paradise and become true believers, and as the Noble Qur'an is our ultimate source of guidance; we must extract the invaluable lessons from it and take heed of Allah's reminders.
It is natural of human beings to take things for granted or to misuse that which they have been blessed with. That should not become second nature though and we must take heed before it is too late. Beauty has been created for us to appreciate it, so let us get into the habit of doing just that!
There is absolutely nothing wrong with performing good deeds in public, it is actually very rewarding when others start following by your example. However, doing good in secret helps us purify our intentions, avoid riya(hypocrisy) and allows us to strengthen our bond with Allah The All-Mighty. Hidden actions fill a believer's heart with wonderful tranquility and peace!
Generosity is a trait that is unfortunately undervalued nowadays. However, it is part of our Islamic identity hence it needs to be revived. As Muslims, we need to make it a habit to be generous to others with everything that we have been blessed with, we have to be able to give others with a big heart thus form a smile on their faces!
There are certain characteristics which we should embody in this world in order to belong to the category of 'the successful'. Why should we attain success? Can we be successful in this world and in the hereafter as well? Read this article to find out the characteristics needed to become one of "the successful".
Often we struggle to keep ourselves from feeling greater or more important than others, and such feelings of superiority can be due to many reasons. The problem however, is that arrogance is a characteristic which belongs to Iblees hence its is incumbent upon us to learn how to overcome it and attain humility. Read this article to find out how this can be achieved.