Thinking Well of Others Relieves the Heart

Nothing relieves the heart and makes one happy more than thinking well of others. It protects one from the harm of worrisome thoughts that disturb his peace of mind and exhaust the body. ... more

Sins and Failure

We are more affected, more changed, by what we do than by what is done to us. No matter what you go through, you remain, or can remain, the same person you were before the experience. Sure, you will be affected; perhaps hurt, perhaps saddened, perhaps fatigued; maybe you will be more cynical, less trusting, and so on; because of your experiences; but you are fundamentally the same person. ... more

“Never! By Allah, Allah Will Never Disgrace You!”

By these great words, the Mother of Faithful Believers, Khadijah, strengthened the heart of the Messenger of Allah, Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him, when he talked to her about the angel that descended to him in the Cave of Hira'. ... more

Every good deed is a charity

By doing good deeds, his life shall be good, his soul will feel comfort, and his relationships with the people around him shall be good if his intention is good. ... more

Admiring oneself after doing a good deed

Do not forego doing good deeds for fear of showing off, because this is one of the tricks that the Shaytaan uses to weaken people’s resolve and stop them from doing things that Allaah loves and is pleased with. ... more

The easiest way to reform oneself

In these lines I shall mention some easy ways that help you change and reform yourself. ... more

Deterring people from backbiting (Gheebah)

Definition of Gheebah:

When the Prophet  was asked about backbiting, he answered: «To mention your brother in a manner which he dislikes». Then he  was asked, “What if my brother actually has (this failing) that I made mention of?” The Prophet said: «If (that failing) is actually found in your ...

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What Do You Say When You Stub Your Toe?

Any trouble that comes to a Muslim - even something as small as the pricking of a thorn - is an expiation for him. ... more

The Acceptable Action

Allah the Exalted said: "And We shall turn to whatever actions they did and make them into scattered dust." [Al-Qur'an 25:23] Therefore, know before everything else the necessary conditions for actions before they are accepted. It is vital that two great and important matters are fulfilled for every action. If they are not the action will not be accepted: ... more

Reaching Excellence in Worship

The best form of worship is when the act is performed with Allah in mind from the beginning until the end. ... more

The Great Virtue of Lowering the Gaze

So Allah made purification and spiritual growth to be the outcome of lowering the gaze and guarding the private parts. It is for this reason that lowering ones gaze from (seeing) the prohibited things necessarily leads to three benefits that carry tremendous value and are of great significance. ... more

The Secret Worship

Below are a number of examples and suggestions of secret worship that some of the righteous predecessors of the past performed. We only came to know of them due to coincidence or conjecture. ... more

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