The Bravest Heart

ู„ุง ุญูˆู„ ูˆู„ุงู‚ูˆุฉ ุฅู„ุง ุจุงู„ู„ู‡ Laa Hawla wa Laa Quwwata illa Billah. There is no power nor strength except through Allah. ๐Ÿ’™

Friend

Choose your friends wisely. Good friends will help you find the path to paradise. They will be the ones that remind you to pray and be grateful for the blessings Allah has given you. To have a friend that reminds you of Allah is one of the greatest blessings in the world. People become your … More Friend

Open Your Heart

This life we have, it’s a gift from the Creator. He has blessed us with minds and hearts. To ponder with. To be grateful. How often do we reflect on the generosity of Allah? The reason we are so unsatisfied on a deep, heart-soul level is that we are plagued with ingratitude. A person who … More Open Your Heart

Does He Care?

โ€œDo you think Allah cares about that?โ€ When I heard those words come out from my little sister’s lips today, I was speechless (in a good way). A guilty feeling washed over me. It was time to pray Asr, but I was so caught up in doing some work. I said out loud to my … More Does He Care?

Dua in Times of Distress, Hardship, Anxiety and Sadness

Dua in times of distress, hardship, anxiety and sadness: The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, If any Muslim is afflicted with distress and makes this supplication, then his supplication will be answered.ย If he says this,ย Allahย will remove his affliction and replace it with joy and happiness: Transliteration: Allahumma inni ‘abduka, ibnu … More Dua in Times of Distress, Hardship, Anxiety and Sadness

Struggle

Just take one step at a time, No need to rush; everything will be just fine. I know you’ve been trying, I can see it behind your smile; Pearly tears, purifying. How long have you been crying? How long have you been fleeing From Allah, the Supreme Being? You’ve stop asking from human beings, but … More Struggle

Dua for Laylatul Qadr

Dua for the last 10 nights of Ramadan: ุงูŽู„ู„ูŽู‘ู‡ูู…ูŽู‘ ุงูู†ูŽู‘ูƒูŽ ุนูŽูููˆูŒู‘ ุŒ ุชูุญูุจูู‘ ุงู„ู’ุนูŽูู’ูˆูŽ ููŽุงุนู’ูู ุนูŽู†ูู‘ูŠ Aisha (may Allฤh be pleased with her) reported: I asked: โ€œO Messenger of Allah! If I realise Laylat-ul-Qadr (Night of Decree), what should I supplicate in it?โ€ The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allฤh be upon him) replied, โ€œYou … More Dua for Laylatul Qadr

The Problem with Perfectionism

I came across this article whilst sorting through some of my emails: http://www.spring.org.uk/2018/01/personality-trait-rising.php?omhide=true This study found that young people are currently more concerned about being perfect than they were 30 years ago. Relating back to my previous post, I have noticed the immense amount of pressure that is put on teenagers to be ‘perfect’, at … More The Problem with Perfectionism

The Bigger Picture

Lost for words, looking for meaning, Sometimes searching for, often dreaming Of a life filled with love, happiness, abundance and peace. *Always remember that in the hardship, there is ease.* We forget about our blessings when times get tough, But little do we realise that we always have enough To keep us going throughout the … More The Bigger Picture

In Peace

Sometimes, it’s not about how high you can climb the mountain of life. What matters more is that you appreciate the view from wherever you are right now. When you have your head in the clouds for too long, it’s hard to see where you’re going. Let the fog clear before you take your next … More In Peace

I remember You

I remember You. After a long time away from You, I've come to realise how important You are to me. I remember how deeply You cared for me. It was clear from Your actions that You cared. I remember that You didn't leave me, even when everyone else did. I remember You. How could I … More I remember You

Temporary Life

Dear Reader, You may feel lost, Your heart may be broken, But Allah is the Guider And His doors of forgiveness are open. If we reflect on the Hereafter, This life in comparison is like the tiniest drop of an ocean. Seek to please Allah By perfecting your devotion. When you are in despair Remember … More Temporary Life

Ramadan Reflection #30

Eid Mubarak! My reflections on this Ramadan… We have reached the end of Ramadan! ุชู‚ุจู„ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ู…ู†ุง ูˆู…ู†ูƒู… May Allah accept it from you and us! May Allah accept our fasting, our prayers, our worship and all the good deeds we did in the month of Ramadan. May the mercy and blessings of the Almighty … More Ramadan Reflection #30

Ramadan Reminder #22

Many Muslims experience the ‘burnout phase’ near the end of Ramadan. If you’re beginning to feel yourself drifting in these last couple of days, it’s not too late to get back on track. Renew your intention and continue to do good deeds as best as you can. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be … More Ramadan Reminder #22

Ramadan Reminder #19

The Prophet (peace and blessings beย upon him) said, “Verily the one who recites the Qurโ€™an beautifully, smoothly, and precisely, he will be in the company of the noble and obedient angels. And as for the one who recites with difficulty, stammering or stumbling through its verses, then he will have twiceย that reward.” [Bukhari]

Ramadan Reminder #14

Do you want to know an easy way to gain good deeds? The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, Two words are beloved to the Most Merciful. They are light on the tongue but heavy on the scale:  ุณูุจู’ุญูŽุงู†ูŽ ุงู„ู„ูŽู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุจูุญูŽู…ู’ุฏูู‡ู  SubhanAllahi Wa Bihamdihi (glory and praise to Allah) ุณูุจู’ุญูŽุงู†ูŽ ุงู„ู„ูŽู‘ู‡ู … More Ramadan Reminder #14

Ramadan Reminder #13

Dua in times of distress: The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, If any Muslim is afflicted with distress and makes this supplication, then his supplication will be answered.ย If he says this,ย Allahย will remove his affliction and replace it with joy and happiness: Transliteration: Allahumma inni ‘abduka, ibnu ‘abdika, ibnu amatika, naasiyati … More Ramadan Reminder #13

Ramadan Reminder #7

Don’t lose hope in Allah’s forgiveness. No matter how many times you fall into sin, you can always turn back to Allah. Allah wants us to repent to Him. He wants to forgive us. He is Al-Ghafoor, The Most Forgiving. He is At-Tawwaab, The Acceptor of Repentance. The Messenger of Allah (๏ทบ) said: Allah, the … More Ramadan Reminder #7

Ramadan Reminder #8

Allah is Al-Kareem, The Most Generous! He rewards us for our good intentions and multiplies our good deeds. Let’s reflect upon His kindness towards us. The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, Verily, Allah has recorded good and bad deeds and He made them clear.ย  Whoever intends to perform a good deed but … More Ramadan Reminder #8

Ramadan Reminder #4

The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, Allah the Exalted said: All the deeds of the children of Adam are for them, except fasting which is for Me, and I will give the reward for it. (Sahih Bukhari) Reflections: When we fast, we give up doing things that are haram (backbiting, … More Ramadan Reminder #4

Ramadan Reminder #3

The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said,  โ€œThe morning meal (al-suhoor) is a blessed meal, so do not abandon it even if you take only a sip of water. Verily, Allah and his angels send blessings upon those who take the morning meal.โ€ (Ahmad) In practice: Set an alarm. Wake up … More Ramadan Reminder #3

Ramadan Reminder #2

The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, โ€œA person might fast and he gets nothing from his fast but hunger. A person might pray at night but he gets nothing from his prayer but sleeplessness.โ€ (Ibn Majah) In practice: Have the sincere intentionย to please Allah when doing good deeds. Understand the reason you … More Ramadan Reminder #2

Ramadan Reminder #1

The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, โ€œWhoever would love to meet Allah, then Allah would love to meet him.โ€ (Sahih Muslim) In practice: Have a good opinion of Allah. When you want to meet someone you love, you prepare.  Prepare to meet Allah by doing deeds that He loves.

Dua for Forgiveness

ุงู„ู„ูŽู‘ู‡ูู…ูŽู‘ ุฃูŽู†ู’ุชูŽ ุฑูŽุจูู‘ูŠ ู„ู‘ุง ุฅูู„ูŽู‡ูŽ ุฅูู„ูŽู‘ุง ุฃูŽู†ู’ุชูŽุŒ ุฎูŽู„ูŽู‚ู’ุชูŽู†ููŠ ูˆูŽุฃูŽู†ูŽุง ุนูŽุจู’ุฏููƒูŽุŒ ูˆูŽุฃูŽู†ูŽุง ุนูŽู„ูŽู‰ ุนูŽู‡ู’ุฏููƒูŽ ูˆูŽูˆูŽุนู’ุฏููƒูŽ ู…ูŽุง ุงุณู’ุชูŽุทูŽุนู’ุชูุŒ ุฃูŽุนููˆุฐู ุจููƒูŽ ู…ูู†ู’ ุดูŽุฑูู‘ ู…ูŽุง ุตูŽู†ูŽุนู’ุชูุŒ ุฃูŽุจููˆุกู ู„ูŽูƒูŽ ุจูู†ูุนู’ู…ูŽุชููƒูŽ ุนูŽู„ูŽูŠูŽู‘ุŒ ูˆูŽุฃูŽุจููˆุกู ุจูุฐูŽู†ู’ุจููŠ ููŽุงุบู’ููุฑ ู„ููŠ ููŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู‡ู ู„ูŽุง ูŠูŽุบู’ููุฑู ุงู„ุฐูู‘ู†ููˆุจูŽ ุฅูู„ูŽู‘ุง ุฃูŽู†ู’ุชูŽ โ€œO Allah, You are my Lord, there is none worthy of worship but You. You created me and I … More Dua for Forgiveness

Dua for Seeking the Love of Allah

ุงู„ู„ูŽู‘ู‡ูู…ูŽู‘ ุฅูู†ูู‘ูŠ ุฃูŽุณู’ุฃูŽู„ููƒูŽ ุญูุจูŽู‘ูƒูŽุŒ ูˆูŽุญูุจูŽู‘ ู…ูŽู†ู’ ูŠูุญูุจูู‘ูƒูŽุŒ ูˆูŽุงู„ุนูŽู…ูŽู„ูŽ ุงู„ูŽู‘ุฐููŠ ูŠูุจูŽู„ูู‘ุบูู†ููŠ ุญูุจูŽู‘ูƒูŽุŒ ุงู„ู„ูŽู‘ู‡ูู…ูŽู‘ ุงุฌู’ุนูŽู„ู’ ุญูุจูŽู‘ูƒูŽ ุฃูŽุญูŽุจูŽู‘ ุฅูู„ูŽูŠูŽู‘ ู…ูู†ู’ ู†ูŽูู’ุณููŠ ูˆูŽุฃูŽู‡ู’ู„ููŠุŒ ูˆูŽู…ูู†ูŽ ุงู„ู…ูŽุงุกู ุงู„ุจูŽุงุฑูุฏู โ€œO Allah, I ask You for Your love and the love of those who love You and love of the action which will make me reach Your love. O Allah make Your love … More Dua for Seeking the Love of Allah

[Video] Would Islam Affect My Cultures?

Isa, originally from Colombia, was impressed by the knowledge of God that young Muslims had. And he liked how Islam encouraged questions, whilst his previous faith discouraged them. But could he make the changes Islam asked of him? And would Islam be compatible with his British / Colombian culture? Be inspired by Isaโ€™s short interview … More [Video] Would Islam Affect My Cultures?

Spread The Hope!

It’s always a beautiful thing to be able to make someone’s day better. You could brighten their morning with a kind word or by simply smiling. It doesn’t cost a penny to be a nice person. It’s so easy for us to prioritise our work, our phones, our money and whatever else, that we forget … More Spread The Hope!

[Video] When despite the negativity, a person can still find Islam…

As a boy Iskander had questions about existence as he would sit gazing at the stars above him. He knew little about Islam and Muslims until a class taught by an Egyptian pastor. But would the pastorโ€™s negative opinion of Islam deter Iskander from Islam? Watch on to see how God guided him and helped … More [Video] When despite the negativity, a person can still find Islam…

Honoured with Islam

If you were asked to choose between: a) a life of honour b) a life of disgrace Which one would you choose? The truth is, we would all love to live an honourable life. As children, many of us listened to stories about superheroes who saved the day with their special powers and knights who protected their … More Honoured with Islam

[Video] What about the bad actions of Muslims and what does that have to do with Islam?

By the age of 15, Khadija started questioning Christianity and decided to join a Bible study group to find answers. Unable to, she later met Muslims and her interest in Islam began. But she wondered about the bad Muslims she came across. Watch on to see how God guided her and helped her overcomeโ€ฆ 

[Video] When becoming Muslim gets you a visit from the policeโ€ฆ

James came to a point where he accepted Islam as the truth. But he kept delaying his conversion because he was scared of changing his life. Until he got a visit from the police. Watch on to see how God guided him and helped him overcomeโ€ฆ Remember to share this video with loved ones if … More [Video] When becoming Muslim gets you a visit from the policeโ€ฆ

A Reality Check

I used to love the hype over New Year’s Day. But now, I don’t care as much. I used to enjoy watching the fireworks light up the night sky. But now, there’s something about them that causes me to flinch. On the night before the 1st of January 2017, I rested my head on my … More A Reality Check

Adjust your Focusย 

๐Ÿ‘ฃBe the change you want to see. Take the first step. Before you can make a difference to the lives of others, you must first change what is in yourself. Allah says in the Quran, โ€œIndeed, Allah will not change the condition of a people until they change what is in themselves.โ€ {Surah Ar-Rad verse … More Adjust your Focusย 

Stay Strong

Put your trust in Allah. He knows what’s best for you. Whatever you’re going through, whether it’s a spiritual crisis or a rough day at school, know that He will help you through it. Can you count how many times He has helped you before? If you ever feel a distance between you and Allah, … More Stay Strong

Hijab Perspective

When I first started going to secondary school, my attitude towards the hijab changed enormously. As you can imagine, I was exposed to new people from many different backgrounds who strongly influenced my self image. I remember how self-conscious I felt every morning before I left the house. I would often think to myself, “why … More Hijab Perspective

No Request Too Big

โ€œIf My servants ask you about Me, I am near. I answer the call of the caller when he calls upon Me . They should, therefore, respond to Me and believe in Me so that hopefully they will be rightly guided.โ€ {Surah Al Baqarah verse 186} It’s beautiful how you can be so far from Allah … More No Request Too Big