Do Not Be Sad:Select for Yourself That Which Allah Has Chosen for You. Stand if He causes you to stand and sit if He orders you to sit. Show patience if He has made you to be poor and be thankful if He makes you to be rich. These points are understood from the statement, "I am pleased with Allah as my Lord, with Islam as a Religion, and with Muhammad as a Messenger." And an … [Read more...] about Do Not Be Sad:Select for Yourself That Which Allah Has
Remind Yourself of Paradise, Which Is As Wide As Are the Heavens and the Earth. If you are hungry in this world, if you are sad, ill or oppressed, remember the eternal bliss of Paradise. If you do this, then your losses are really profits and the hardships you face are really gifts. The most wise of people are those that work for the Hereafter, because it is better and … [Read more...] about Remind Yourself of Paradise, Which Is As Wide As Are
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 Over That Which Has Passed You by in Life, for Indeed You Have Been Blessed With Much. Contemplate the many favors and gifts that Allah has bestowed upon you and be thankful to Him for them. Remind yourself of Allah's many blessings, for He, the Almighty, said: And if you would count the graces of Allah, never could you be able to count them. (Quran 16:18) And … [Read more...] about Do Not Grieve Over That Which Has Passed You by
Be Content With That Which Allah Has Given You and You Will Be the Richest of People. You Will Be the Richest of People. Wealth, appearance, children, house, and talents-you must be content with your share in these things: "So hold that which I have given you and be of the grateful." (Qur'an 7:144) Most Islamic scholars and pious Muslims of the early generations of Islam … [Read more...] about Be Content With That Which Allah Has Given You and