In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

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Gratitude, supplication, and acceptance

  By: Haqqseeker Source: BISMILLĀHIR RAHMĀNIR RAHĪM Glory to Allāh and Salutations on The Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him). This worldly life (dunyā), with all its glitter and glamour, is a very enticing place. At times, we get so carried away by it that we become its slave and forget our Lord. We start living a life that is totally against the commands of Allah Most High and the Sunnah of The Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him). It is at this time that Almighty Allah with His infinite mercy may decide to give us a jolt or a shove so that we may come to our senses and realize our mistakes. This jolt may come in the form of an accident, an...

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Forgiveness and reconciliation: part of Prophetic character

  By: Fatih Harpci Source: The compelling conditions of our time offer human society two paths to choose from. We will either continue past enmities and stereotypes, or we will learn how to live in peaceful coexistence. It is a world of global connectedness, and in order to make peace sustainable, we need to develop new paradigms of peaceful engagement. The example of the Prophet Muhammad (Allah’s blessings and peace be upon him) presents us with many such paradigms that we can adapt to our current circumstances. Like all of his predecessors did before him, the Prophet showed utmost mercy and forgiveness to everyone, so much so that even his staunch enemies sought...

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Faith is a Divine Favor: The Story of Abu Abdullah Al-Andalusi

By: Imam Shahabudin al-Abshihi from his “Al-Mustatraf Fi Kulli Fann An-Mustadhraf” Source: An Noor For the intelligent, an indication is sufficient. Subhanallah, this tale, taken from one of the finest works in Arabic literature, is filled with so many lessons for everyone. Please read it with the intention to learn the lessons from the life of one Shaikh Abu Abdullah Al-Andalusi (may Allah be pleased with him), and also the character of his devoted and loyal students. I pray that Allah grants every reader the tawfeeq (Divinely granted success) to benefit from this and to protect us all from any tests of this sort. Ameen. Note: Since this is not a formal Arabic written entry, the rules of...

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