"Say:'O' My slaves, who have transgressed against themselves [by committing evil deeds and sins]! Despair not of the Mercy of Allah, verily Allah forgives all sins. Truly, He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.'" (Quran 39:53) "And those who when they have committed Fahisha [illegal sexual intercourse etc.] or wronged themselves with evil, remember Allah and ask forgiveness for … [Read more...] about Contemplate These Verses.
Contemplate These Prophetic Sayings.
"If Allah loves a people, He tests them. Whoever is pleased, for him there is pleasure, and whoever is angry, upon him there is wrath." "The most harshly tested people are the Prophets, followed in succession by those who are best after them. A man is tested according to his religion. If his religion is strong with him, his test will be more intense. If his religion is weak … [Read more...] about Contemplate These Prophetic Sayings.
Contemplate and Be Thankful.
Remember the favors of Allah upon you and how they surround you from above and below - indeed, from every direction. "And if you would count the graces of Allah, never could you be able to count them." (Qur'an 14:34) Health, safety, nourishment, clothing, air, and water- these all point to the world being yours, yet you do not realize it. You possess all that life has to … [Read more...] about Contemplate and Be Thankful.
Contemplate These Verses.
"And whosoever fears Allah and keeps his duty to Him, He will make a way for him to get out [from every difficulty]. And He will provide him from [sources] he never could imagine. And whosoever puts his trust in Allah, then He will suffice him." (Quran 65:2-3) "Allah will grant after hardship, ease." (Qur'an 65:7) The Prophet (Blessings and Peace of Allah be upon him) … [Read more...] about Contemplate These Verses.
Contemplate the Universe.
Look around and contemplate the signs that are present in the creation. The brook, the tree, the flower, the mountain, the earth and the sky, the sun and the moon, the day and the night - they will all remind you of the Creator of all things. Thus your faith will increase and so will your degree of righteousness. "Then take admonition, O' you with eyes [to see]." (Qur'an … [Read more...] about Contemplate the Universe.