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Growth

I’m learning about letting go: of fears, of the need for control and of certain aspects of my love for people around me. I’ve learned that these attachments have caused me so much pain. Love between humans at least, is entangled with pain. This makes me want to instinctively shut everyone out and just protect myself; though the reality is that I simply can’t do that. Human beings are by nature faulty, we make mistakes,…

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❤️ THE NEARNESS OF DUA

“And when My servants ask you, [O Muhammad], concerning Me – indeed I am near. I respond to the invocation of the supplicant when he calls upon Me…” Quran (2:186) Your feeling that Allah is close to you, and you to Him, takes precedence over having your Dua answered. [Dr. Abdullah Bilqasim]

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Valuable Advice

The scholar Sheikh bin Uthaymeen, may Allah have mercy on him said: In Ramadan some of the people of knowledge would have a specific notebook with them while reciting the Quran. · Any time they would read an ayah that would make them stop or has many meanings they would write it down and ponder its meaning. They would leave Ramadan with much goodness from understanding the Quran. · He said I once saw a…

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Fasting 6 days of Shawwal

It is recommended for the Muslim to fast six days of Shawwal, and in this there is great virtue and an immense reward. “Whoever fasts these six days will have recorded for him a reward as if he had fasted a whole year”, as was reported in a saheeh hadeeth from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him). Abu Ayyoob (may Allaah be pleased with him) reported that the Messenger of Allaah (peace…

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Ramadan Goals

? Set those goals, write them down, make your intentions for what you want to achieve through this plan. Then write out the things you need to do to now, to make the process streamlined and inshallah more straightforward. A few prequisites are: • Creating a detailed schedule for you Quran progress and recitation • Choosing the books of Tafseer or translation you want to work with. • Think about affordable charitable items and purchase…

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Ramadan Prep for the Practical Mamas

by gilded_dunya check out her blog here Dua Start your day off with dua, asking Allah to bless you in your time, with your children. Make dua for everything. • Plan ahead – “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining, don’t wait until it rains.” JFK quote that sums up what planning ahead can do. Look at your day, find the little moments within it when you know you will have pockets…

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Question: What do you say about —- Tafsir?

Answer: Two things 1) I’m not in a position to pass judgement on anyone’s work out of my own opinion as I’m not a Student of Knowledge or a Scholar to say so, I’m just sharing what my teachers have mentioned on this matter in passing. 2) Broadly speaking, there’s no ‘in’ and ‘out’ list for Tafasir because they’re a man-written commentary on the Quran:They will have shortcomings and faults – human nature – , you…

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