Tag Archives: Trust in Allah

On Closed Doors and Detours: Learning from Prophet Yusuf (as)

HAVE YOU EVER been in a situation when something that you planned for goes pear-shaped, and you end up with what seems like the exact opposite of what you sought? Maybe you spent weeks revising for that one exam – you had … Continue reading

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How to Reflect on Disappointments in Life

Have you been in situations where you are struggling with something that you care about and have put a lot of effort into? This could be a goal related to your studies or work, or it could be something you’re … Continue reading

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How Can I Remain Steadfast Through Difficulties?

Guest Post “Do people think that they will be left to say ‘we believe’ and they will not be tested? But we have definitely tested those before them, and Allah will surely make evident those who are truthful, and He … Continue reading

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Allah will provide for you from sources you could never imagine

THERE are some wonderful lessons that we can draw from this single verse in in the Qur’an – Surah Talaq, ayah 3 – relating to Tawakkal (trust in Allah) and Rida (contentment): “And He (Allah) will provide him from (sources) … Continue reading

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In Honour of Hajar (as) and the Hajj

Hajar (as) was the wife of the Prophet Ibrahim (as) and the mother of Prophet Ismail (as).  So she was a member of a great family, and in fact was the great great great great…grandmother of the Prophet Muhammad (saw)! … Continue reading

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Ramadhan in History: The Battle of Badr, Lessons for Today

JUST a couple of days ago, it was the 17th day of Ramadhan 2013… …and over 1400 years ago, also on the 17th of Ramadhan 2 A.H. the Great Expedition of Badr – the first battle of the Prophet (saw) … Continue reading

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