Hardship makes one turn humbly toward one's Lord. Someone once said, "How Perfect is Allah, Who has elicited supplication through hardship." It has been related that Allah tested one of His slaves in a matter and then said to the Angels that it was, "In order to hear his voice," meaning his supplications and invocations. Hardship instills humility in the heart of the … [Read more...] about Some of the Positive Effects of Experiencing Hardship.
I recently read the translation of Dr. Edward Bodowlski's book, Stop Worrying and Seek Betterment. Here are some of the chapter titles from his book: - What Anxiety does to the Heart - High Blood Pressure Feeds off of Anxiety - Anxiety may be the Cause of some Forms of Rheumatism - As a Favor to your insides, Seek to Decrease the Level of your Anxiety - How Anxiety can be … [Read more...] about Some Other Effects of Depression.
If applied with a correct understanding, isolation can be most beneficial. Ibn Taymiyah said: "At times, it is necessary for the worshipper to be isolated from others in order to pray, remember Allah, recite the Qur'an, and evaluate himself and his deeds. Also, isolation allows one to supplicate, seek forgiveness, stay away from evil, and so on." Ibn al-Jawzi dedicated three … [Read more...] about Isolation and Its Positive Effects.
The Positive Effects of Having True Monotheistic Faith In Allah. Only when you are the victim of some wrongdoing do certain positive effects of Islamic Monotheism become manifest in your life. When others hurt you, remember that having faith in Allah, the Exalted, will help you in many ways: 1. By having a strong faith in Allah, you will forgive the one who transgresses … [Read more...] about The Positive Effects of Having True Monotheistic Faith In Allah.