Do Not Grieve Over the Hurt That Is Inflicted Upon You by Others, and Forgive Those That Have Ill-Treated You. The price of jealousy and rancor is enormous; it is the price that the revengeful person pays in exchange for his malice towards others. He pays with his heart, flesh, and blood. His peace, his relaxation,and his happiness - these he forsakes because he desires the … [Read more...] about Do Not Grieve Over the Hurt That Is Inflicted Upon
The Fundamentals of Happiness - Verses upon Which to Reflect. And never give up hope of Allah s Mercy. Certainly no one despairs of Allah's Mercy except the people who disbelieve. (Qur'an 12:87) And who despairs of the Mercy of his Lord except those who are astray? (Qur'an 15:56) Surely, Allah's Mercy is [ever] near unto the good-doers. (Qur'an 7:56) You know not, it may … [Read more...] about The Fundamentals of Happiness – Verses upon Which to Reflect.
Do Not Grieve If Others Inflict upon You Harm or Pain, Nor Should You Grieve If You Are Oppressed or Are the Subject of Envy. Shaykh al-Islam (Ibn Taymiyyah) said: "The believer does not seek quarrel or revenge; nor does he find blame or fault in others." [SOURCE: Laa Tahzaan - Don't Be Sad] … [Read more...] about Do Not Grieve If Others Inflict upon You Harm or
When the wind blows violently and the thunder roars and darkness permeates the sky, man's inherent need to turn to Allah for help awakes from its slumber. "Then comes a stormy wind and the waves come to them from all sides, and they think that they are encircled therein, they invoke Allah, making their Faith pure for Him Alone..." (Quran 10:22) Except that the Muslim invokes … [Read more...] about The Inborn Disposition Upon Which We Were Created.