I recently heard about a man who was wrongly accused of sexual assault, spent many years behind bars, eventually was proved innocent, but ended up killing himself as he couldn't bear to live in the shadow of his past. Yusuf AS was also wrongly accused of sexual assault, spent years in the prison, was proved … Continue reading Lessons for those who ask
In this ayaah Allah is telling us a story. The story of a people who were given the book. Allah tells us that they had some sort of relationship with the book they were given. They may have read it beautifully, memorized it, celebrated it etc. but as soon as it came to this book making decisions for them, deciding right and wrong for them, they turned away.
So until I find my Judi, I sail in the fragile vessel of my Imaan, in a world full of darkness and confusion, putting all my trust in Allah and saying as Nuh said: In the Name of Allah will be its (moving) course and its (resting) anchorage. [Hud: 41]
We are supposed to recognize our own gifts. We are supposed to discover our own talents, our skills, our strong points. And we are supposed to use these bounties of Allah in the service of His creation.
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Alif, Lam, Meem. This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah [Al Baqara: 1,2] Sura Al Fatiha was our conversation to our Rabb, our prayer to Him to grant us the guidance. To grant us a map so we may navigate through … Continue reading Condition to Receive Guidance
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah [Al Baqara ,02] The word Allah uses here is al-muttaqeen. For the students of Arabic, muttaqoon or muttaqeen is a noun. There is no equivalent noun in English for this word so it has … Continue reading Al-Muttaqoon