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?!…
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
A life full of sorrows, My soul feels like the target of painful arrows. From one arrow to another, I perceive my grief as like no other. My face rinsed with tears, Remembering the sadness of all these years. Who hears the souls cry? Or do they wait for when they die? Whilst … Continue reading Hearts of Sorrow
They said I'm oppressed and that I should dress like in the West, But they said we should be free, so why can't they just let me be? A life free from those who see, My life is captivated, just my Lord with Me. Far from being oppressed, enlightenment is what … Continue reading The Veil of Oppression
AL-HIJR (THE ROCKY TRACT) - سورة الحجر https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkjNROBu6l0 Reciter: Hazza al-Balushi هزاع البلوشي
يا ربي Your lessons hurt... Mostly because I don't understand With pain and grief... I long to flee from this land I'm full of weakness... I don't claim to be strong But Your tests encompass me… Such that I always feel I'm doing wrong What hurts most is not my failure … Continue reading يا ربي ~ Your Weak Servant
Do deeds alone guarantee a successful path to Allah?