"And seek help in patience and the prayer." (Quran 2:45) Whenever the Prophet (Blessings and Peace of Allah be upon him) was in a difficult situation, he would hasten to prayer. He would say to Bilal (may Allah be pleased with him) (whose responsibility it was to say the call to prayer), "O' Bilal, Give us comfort with it." When you feel stressed, in difficulty, or when you … [Read more...] about And Come to the Prayer.
Do Not Grieve - There Is Another Life to Come. The day will come when Allah will gather together the first of the creation and the last of it. The knowledge of this occurrence alone should reassure you of Allah's justice. So whoever's money is usurped here shall find it there; whoever is oppressed here shall find justice carried out there; and whoever oppresses here shall find … [Read more...] about Do Not Grieve – There Is Another Life to Come.
Whatever Is Written for You Will Unerringly Come to You. A person who is impatient about his sustenance, worried about why he has so little, and unsatisfied at being lower than others in worldly status is like one who precedes the Imam when going from one stage of prayer to the next. At the end, he cannot make Salaams (the final action that makes the prayer complete) until … [Read more...] about Whatever Is Written for You Will Unerringly Come to You.
The Fatigue and Stress That Come With an Important Position. People who have important positions are taxed heavily. Their responsibilities take away from their health and peace. Very few people remain unaffected and unharmed from the stresses that are related to having strenuous and demanding jobs. "Don't seek to be the Ameer (leader or governor)." "'My power and arguments … [Read more...] about The Fatigue and Stress That Come With an Important Position.