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    Chronicles of a 1st Year University Student Part 3 | Striving for a United Ummah

    Archery Club. Hiking Club. Debate Club. The different kinda of clubs you’ll find in university are endless. The endless amount of clubs, coupled with constantly being told to “get involved,” it seems that it’s only inevitable until you join a club or even just attend a club meeting to see…

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    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 know that Allah has deeds to be done for Him in the day which He will not accept if done at night, and He has…

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    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 – once passed through the market of Basrah. People gathered around him and asked: O Abû Ishâq, Allâh the Exalted says in his Book. ‘Call…

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    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 know you have certain protocols in your manual of how you’re supported to sell the products, take home messages, customer service tips, and images of…

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    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 that questions, and a heart that understands.” Comprehension comes from the heart, Qalb. Qalb has two meanings: Physical flesh heart Inside/core of something [apw_alert show_close=””…

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    Diseases of the Heart

    [apw_alert show_close=”” type=”warning” large=”” header=””] The following is an excerpt from ‘Diseases of the Heart and their Cures’ by Ibn Taymiyyah: [/apw_alert] 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 sins. This is…

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    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 has two forces at work within him or her. One is the “driving force”, which pushes him towards some actions, and the other is the…

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    Strong Muslims

    Success requires the characteristic trait of drive and capability. In the story of prophet Yusuf (as), among his noble characteristics was being driven and capable. Being just and honest alone is not good enough, one needs to understand that the drive to be capable and competent is important. Yusuf (as)’s…

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    Don’t Limit Yourself

    Don’t relegate your realm of possibility to what you feel is only humanly possible. Iman gives you the courage and fearlessness to hope and achieve beyond what people believe is possible. Right now the state of the Muslims appears very bleak when viewed through the lens of weak iman. This…

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