Why am I Always Tested?!…

We often blame others for our problems and misfortunes. We forget that even a leaf cannot fall down from a tree without the will of Allah. Allah tests people in various ways and if a person can come to understand this, they would cease from complaining. Many questions come to our mind when life tests … Continue reading Why am I Always Tested?!…

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We Have Made Some of You as a Trial for Others ~ Ibn al Qayyim

Allah (The Most High) said: وَجَعَلْنَا بَعْضَكُمْ لِبَعْضٍ فِتْنَةً أَتَصْبِرُونَ And We have made some of you as a trial for others: will you have patience?  [Surah Al-Furqaan: Ayah 20] Imam Ibnul Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said: This is universal amongst all the creation- they are put to trial by one another. Those whom the Messengers are … Continue reading We Have Made Some of You as a Trial for Others ~ Ibn al Qayyim

The Likeness of Ramadan and Prophet Yusuf

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWwbudRxh8E   By Ibn al-Jawzi From Ibn al-Jawzi's 'Bustan al-Wa'idhin wa Riyad as-Sami'in' (p. 213-214): "The month of Ramadan to the other months is like Yusuf to his brothers. So, just like Yusuf was the most beloved son to Ya'qub, Ramadan is likewise the most beloved month to Allah. A nice point for the nation of … Continue reading The Likeness of Ramadan and Prophet Yusuf