Our Nafs

We are not just “animals.” The fact that the soul can be inclined towards good or evil is a testament to how human beings are…

Family

They say the family that eats together stays together   The family that learns Deen is surrounded by Allah’s Mercy and tranquility. Allāh (swt) sends…

Abu Bakr to ‘Umar on his Deathbed

When Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq was on his deathbed he called ‘Umar – Allah be pleased with them – and said: Fear Allah o ‘Umar, and…

A Dead Heart

A great reminder about how to protect yourself from a dead heart. It is reported that Ibrahim bin Adham – Allâh have mercy on him…

How do we behave?

Take a minute and think about this scenario…. Say you are a salesperson working at the cashier. Imagine working as the sales attendant and you…

True Knowledge

When Abdullah ibn Abbas (radhi allahu anhuma) was asked, “How did you achieve this Ilm?” He replied: بلسان سؤول و قلب عقول “With a tongue…

Diseases of the Heart

It is most important to spend one’s time and energy in treating the heart, and hastening to correct and purify it from sickness and all…

Patience and Gratitude

The following is an excerpt from Patience and Gratitude by Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah, a book I highly recommend everyone should read: Psychologically speaking, every person…