|Posted on July 12, 2013 at 2:50 PM||comments (0)|
If God could be seen in this life, the tests of this life would be pointless. What makes this life a real test is the fact that we are obliged to believe in Allah without actually seeing Him. If Allah were visible, everyone would believe in Him and all that the prophets taught. In fact, man would end up like angels, in total obedience to Allah. Because Allah made man to be higher than the angels, whose beliefs in Allah was without choice, man’s choice of belief over disbeli...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 28, 2012 at 6:40 AM||comments (2)|
The pen was the first creatures in order to write down the Predestinations before its existences; however, Adam was the last creatures, due to several reasons.
Firstly; to prepare the land for its inhabitants (who is Adam and the other creatures).
Secondly; Adam’s creation was the purpose behind the creation of the rest of the creatures; the Heavens, the Earth, the sun, the Moon, the Land and the Sea.
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|Posted on January 28, 2012 at 6:20 AM||comments (2)|
The topic of Duaa (the Arabic word for asking Allah for something or calling out) and its relationship to destiny (qadr) is a very important one, and one around which much confusion exists. Many people ask: “If everything has already been destined to occur, then of what use is duaa, as, if Allah has written what I want, I will get it without making duaa, and if it is not written for me, then I will never get it no matter how much duaa I make?
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|Posted on April 15, 2011 at 12:17 AM||comments (0)|
There are among people those who know Allah through His favors, blessings, and grace, others know him through His forgiveness and mercy, others know Him through revenge and force, others know Him through knowledge and wisdom, pride and glory, mercy, piety, and kindness, overpowering and ownership, and through answering supplications, helping in grief, and fulfilling needs.
The highest among t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 16, 2011 at 7:57 AM||comments (2)|
Al-Kirizi (a poet) once said:
‘And do not walk upon the earth except in humbleness, For how many people underneath it are more exalted than you! If you are in glory, goodness and strength, Then how many have died that were more stronger than you.’
Allah said in the Quran:
Turn not thy cheek in scorn toward folk, nor walk with pertness in the land. Lo! Allah loveth not each braggart boaster. Be modest in thy...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 31, 2010 at 1:30 AM||comments (1)|
On Abu Ayyoob al-Ansaaree: A man came to the Prophet and said "Oh Messenger of Allaah give me advice and summarize it". The Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) said (what means) "When you stand to pray, pray as if it is your last pray, don't speak with that which you would apologize for tomorrow,and be hopeless for that which is in the hands of the people" (Musnad Ahmad/Authenticated by al-Albaanee)
Shaykh Abdur-Rahmaan bin Naasir as-S...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 10, 2010 at 2:30 AM||comments (2)|
عشرة أشياء ضائعة لا ينتفع بها
علم لا يعمل به, وعمل لا اخلاص ف...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 31, 2010 at 4:45 AM||comments (0)|
Kumail ibn Ziyaad said: 'Ali ibn Abi Taalib took hold of my hand and took me off towards the desert. When we reached it, he sat down, took a deep breath and then said:
"O Kumail ibn Ziyaad! The hearts are receptacles, so the best of them is the one which preserves the best. So memorise what I say to you.
The people are of three (types): the Scholar who is rabbaanee ,Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 5, 2010 at 4:17 AM||comments (2)|
* Ibraheen ibn Adham was approached by a man who wanted to stop his sins. He asked for advice that will help him realize the consequences of his actions. He was told:
If you want to disobey Allah, you can, in 5 cases:
1- If you want to disobey Allah, then don't eat from His rizq (provision.)
The man said: Then where am I to eat when every provision is from Allah?
Ibraheem said: O such a perso...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 5, 2010 at 4:10 AM||comments (3)|
Pearls of Wisdom from Umar bin Khattab (Radiya Allahu Anhu)
1- When someone transgresses upon your rights (and in doing so disobeys Allah) the way to 'revenge' is to obey Allah in dealing with him. (use reason/rules instead of anger)
2- When something comes to you from your brother, accept it as something good, unless you have overwhelming evidence against it. (husn adhann- thinking good of people)Read Full Post »