Surprise a little girl with a lovely colorful dress for Eid, and watch as her smile grows from cheek to cheek and her eyes sparkle with excitement. Oh, how great it would feel to be the reason for the happiness of a little girl who has witnessed much hardship and struggle at her very young age, it's priceless!
Remember, our dua’s do not go waste. Scholars have pointed out that when Muslims make dua’, it is heard and accepted but this acceptance, however, can be in a number of different ways. “Either Allaah will respond and fulfil the desire of the person who made the dua’, or He will ward off some evil from him because of the dua’, or He will make something good easy for him to attain because of it, or He will save it with Him for him on the Day of Resurrection when he will be most in need of it.
The Muslim ummah is facing multiple challenges in living peacefully. The most dominating challenges for the community is internal disunity and response to anti-Islamic ideological war. In the grip of mixed emotions of love (for Islam) and anger, we forget the sunnah of behaving with a vision in adverse situations. The character our Prophet (sallelahu alaihi wasallam) gives us a good lesson to encounter our both internal and external challenges...from a glimpse from the seerah.
We live in an age where judging others has become the norm and mocking people for their mistakes has become a huge pastime. While some of us might do it unintentionally, others might fall into this out of ignorance or even arrogance. But how did our Prophet correct someones mistakes? Read more of this article to find out why our prophet was so successful in winning people's hearts.
In modern times we have become wonted to living on our own; as if God does not exist. Many of us feel that religion is no longer apposite, and that books of religious teachings have been replaced by modern books of science and progressive thinking. The Qur'an - Is it relevant today? Or has it gone into the oblivions of the past as have many other books.
Zahwa knew only the basics of Islam. She had never concerned herself with seeking any Islamic knowledge either. What had mattered to her always was this dunya. She had never thought about her aakhirah....... until now. What Sarah had said made her realize that she should strive to please her Creator, the All Forgiving and All Merciful. The goal was clear, but the plan impending.
We dream of Paradise as our perfect abode. Allah swt tells us in the Holy Quran, in the Surah Ale Imran about some characteristics of these people. They spend freely of their time and money and emotions , doing good deeds both when they the time and the resources to do them and when there is a crunch. These people are also able to restrain their anger when provoked and pardon people who have wronged them. But shaitan will never make it easy for the people to follow these commands. How does he trick people? and What rewards are we looking at for not falling for his tricks and staying steadfast will be dealt with in the above article.