I recently read of a story of a man who was paralyzed. He remained bed-ridden in his home for years, and eventually, boredom and a sense of failure overcame him. Doctors were unable to do anything for him. One day, while alone in the house, a scorpion descended from the ceiling of his room, and even though he saw it coming, he was unable to move. After landing on his head, the … [Read more...] about Unexpected Relief.
Waiting for Relief from Allah.
Thaabit ibn Qays (may Allah be pleased with him) was an eloquent orator who spoke on behalf of Allah's Messenger (Blessings and Peace of Allah be upon him) and Islam. However, he would often raise his voice while giving a sermon, and sometimes this occurred in the presence of Allah's Messenger (Blessings and Peace of Allah be upon him). "O' you who believe! Raise not your … [Read more...] about Waiting for Relief from Allah.
Relief After Hardship.
Hardship, no matter how great and far-reaching it becomes, never endures or lasts. Rather, the harsher and more difficult one's circumstances become, the closer one comes to ease, comfort, and relief. Then help and aid are forthcoming from Allah. Is not the end of every dark night a bright morning? [SOURCE: Laa Tahzaan - Don't Be Sad] … [Read more...] about Relief After Hardship.
Verily, With Hardship, There Is Relief.
"Verily, with hardship, there is relief." (Qur'an 94:6) Eating follows hunger, drinking follows thirst, sleep comes after restlessness, and health takes the place of sickness. The lost will find their way, the one in difficulty will find relief, and the day will follow the night. "Perhaps Allah may bring a victory or a decision according to His Will." (Qur'an 5:52) Inform … [Read more...] about Verily, With Hardship, There Is Relief.