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VOTE for Homeschooling Muslimah Mommies

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Sometimes we can’t really do the big ‘stuff’ but we can always chip in and do our part so that we get  our share of reward on the day of Judgement. As a result we mustn’t let slide the little stuff. Halalified muslim educational materials are still a rarity and there […]

“Every person must experience pain…”

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Excerpt From: Ibn al Qayyim al Jawziyyah (R)’s Zad al Ma’ad, abridged version; summarized by Ibn Abdul Wahhab at-Timimi, pp. 253-255: Nothing is said to you, [O Muhammad], except what was already said to the messengers before you. Indeed, your Lord is a possessor of forgiveness and a possessor of painful […]

Not Leaving Anything Out of Fear

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Abû Bakr al-Siddîq RA said: I will not leave anything Allâh’s Messenger – Allâh’s peace and blessings be upon him – did, except that I will also do it; for I fear that if I were to leave any of his commands and ways I would deviate. [Al-Bukhârî, Al-Sahîh 2:386 hadîth […]

LIVE Tafseer Classes by Sh. Navaid ‘Aziz every Wednesday inshaa’Allah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Asalamoalaykum warahmatullah, I know I’m 3 classes late but better late than never. I just didn’t have the time to do a post about this in time before the halaqah. Sh. Navaid’s moved to C-city alhamdolilah and is doing weekly Tafseer halaqahs. They are academic (with opinions of ‘Ulema in depth) […]

Provisions & Ease through Seeking Forgiveness

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم True happiness is not in attaining what you wish to have. It is acceptance of your circumstances whatever they may be (good/bad) and achieving contentment with all your affairs due to the deep realization within your heart that Allah SWT wishes khayr for you. That He wishes that you don’t forget […]

“The heart will not find complete happiness except…”

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Ibn Taimiyyah (R) has said: “The heart will not find complete happiness except by loving Allah and by striving towards what is dear to Him. It is not possible to achieve this love except by rejecting all things that compete with it. This is what the words, ‘There is no god […]

Categories of People in Regards to Remembering Death

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Taken from: Chapter three of Heaven’s Door, Part Two of Tazkiyat an-Nufus wa Tarbiyyatuha kama Yuqarriruhu ‘Ulama as-Salaf , collected and arranged by Ahmad Farid: The heart of whoever is drowned in the pleasures of this world and its attractions is distracted from remembering death — and if someone mentions death to him, he hates […]