Source of Strength

The one who recites and memorises the Quran is blessed by being in the company of the angels, but additionally the one who struggles to read and strives hard to memorize is rewarded double, by the mercy and generosity of Allah. Thus, any difficulty that you encounter on your journey to Allah, through the memorization …

Recite, Practice, Recite

Key to reciting with fluency? Practice, practice, practice. Everyone has more time now, instead of watching a series on repeat, spend an hour more with Qur’an daily. It sounds very simple and easy to implement but a lot of people fail to implement this advice consistently. You won’t become proficient if you recite once a …

Recitation Time

Since some of us have more than a few days’ holidays here, I’ve made a list of Surahs that the sisters can pick from to recite to me on Telegram/WhatsApp. Please don’t neglect the Quran in the midst of panic and keep your eyes on how you want to meet your Lord.

Dealing with Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak has shaken the world to its core and brought everything to a pause. The virus, although invisible to the naked eye, has terrified communities globally and where mankind was at the peak of its power economically, militarily and even with the scientific advancements in the health care systems, both the governmental institutions and …

A Home on the Bridge?

This dunya is a bridge and a bridge shouldn’t be taken as a home. Are you prepared to move on? “Be in this world as if you were a stranger or a traveler along a path.” – Prophet Muhammad ﷺ Ibn Umar would say, “If you make it to the evening, do not wait for …

There is Hope

There is hope – there is hope, there is hope. Place your trust in Allaah, first and foremost – and then place your trust in Allaah, and continue to place your trust in Him & in His plan.Especially during these times, hold on tight to your relationship to Allaah – fear Him, serve Him, turn …

In Retrospect

Nothing ever works out as per our plans or desires. We are tested at every turn, after every choice we make and every encounter. Grateful for the trials that humbled me over the years and deepened my understanding, and everything that remind me of Allah’s absolute control and my own limitations. A reminder to always …

So Where Are You Going?

We’ve been asked to run away from fitnah, and not test if we can handle. So run! Because shaytān will keep deluding. Run away from sins, run away from fitnah, run away from that which makes your heart restless. Run to Allah سبحانه وتعالى, only He can give you the ultimate refuge and peace. فَأَيۡنَ …

The Struggle is Worth It

Allah may have stored immense blessings hidden in the realms of Unseen for you which would empower and provide for you exceeding your hopes and dreams, but perhaps if they were to be given to you at this moment, you’d lose the sight of your Lord and get busy with the worldly dreams and treasures. …

A Blessed Struggle

The one who recites and memorizes the Qur’ān is blessed by being referred to as one with the angels, but additionally, the one who struggles to read and strives hard to memorize is rewarded double, by the mercy and generosity of Allāh. Thus, realize that any difficulty that you encounter on your journey to Allāh, …