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Islam Message Some Entrances the Devil to Humans - 3/14/2017
Shaitan’s (also referred to as Satan) enmity with man started when Allah (SWT) created the first man, Adam (peace be upon him). Satan was from amongst the “jinn” who have been created with the ability to obscure themselves from human sight, and who constitute a world of their own...
Islam Message Self-Examination and its Impact in Building a Righteous Muslim  - 3/6/2017
Self -examination or accountability is one of the ways reaching the peak of righteousness and piety, without which spiritual ecstasy cannot be achieved. Subjecting oneself to accountability leads to remorse for sins done ..
Islam Message The Islamic Blueprint for Self-reform and Purification - 2/28/2017
One major aspect of Islam is the purification of the self through divine awareness, filtering the senses from evil, restraining the soul and purifying the heart...
Islam Message He Who Worships Allah for Something he Begs of Him has not Fulfilled the Rights of His Attributes - 2/20/2017
He Who Worships Allah for Something he Begs of Him has not Fulfilled the Rights of His Attributes... worship Allah for His sake alone...
Islam Message Let not the Occurrence of Chagrins Cause You Anxiety as Long as You Live - 2/14/2017
In essence, anxiety and sadness are part of the human condition and parcel of human life and part of being “human”...
Islam Message Returning to Allah at the beginnings is of the Signs of Success at the ends - 2/6/2017
A sign of success in the end is to refer to Allah in the beginning. If there is no sunrise in the beginning, there is no sunrise in the end.”...
Islam Message Procrastination of Deeds indicates Ineffectuality of the Soul - 1/31/2017
The serious, non-procrastinating person and the one who rests on his hopes and puts off working are like two who are passing through a city while journeying...
Islam Message Variation in Human Circumstances Necessitates Diversity of Deeds - 1/23/2017
Deeds vary in type, because of the variability of conditions and states.”...
Islam Message Delay in the Fulfilment of the Promise of Allah should not be a Cause for Skepticism - 1/11/2017
The delay in the fulfillment of these promises should not be a cause for skepticism. This is because, the fulfillment of these promises may be attached to some requirements and conditions which have not yet been achieved ...
Islam Message A Faithful Believer Does Not Become A "Yes-man" - 12/27/2016
From among the debased qualities is for a person to be a yes-man. He is such a person who does not have his own mind, rather, he always follow blindly the way of others, always inclined towards all directions...
Islam Message Nothing is as Beneficial to the Heart as Isolation in which One Engages in the Realm of Thought - 12/20/2016
Al-Qadi `Ali ibn `Abdul `Aziz al-Jurjani said: “I never tasted the sweetness of life until 1 became a companion of home and book...
Islam enjoins towards repentance from all sins be they minor or major sins and that repentance must not be delayed as one does not know the hour in which his soul shall be taken...
Islam Message Hopelessness when One Errs is a Sign of Relying on One's Deeds - 12/6/2016
No calamity befalls the earth and neither your own selves unless it be laid down in our decree long before we bring it into being – verily that is easy for Allah. So that you may not despair over whatever good escapes you nor become arrogant over whatever good has come your way”...
Islam Message Precedents of Determination Do not Violate the Walls of Predestination - 11/28/2016
The precedents of determination are those activities of man stemming from his determination to achieve an aim or to have something done in the way he likes. ..
Islam Message Do Not Befriend One Whose Condition Does Not Elevate You Morally Or Spiritually - 11/23/2016
Friendship and companionship are important in Islam to the extent that it regards Seeking good companions and maintaining good relationships as a responsibility that each believer has to himself...
Islam Message He that Considers Himself as Humble is indeed an Arrogant Person - 10/31/2016
Humility and humbleness is realized according to the above saying when one originally considers himself the lowest of Allah’s creation...
Islam Message The Quranic Therapy for a Wickedness-inclined Soul  - 10/25/2016
The path espoused by the Quran and Sunnah for purifying one’s soul is amazingly very clear and actually easy to follow for all those whose intentions are pure...
Islam Message The Islamic Therapy for Envy - 10/18/2016
envy is the wish for the envied person to be deprived of a favor Allah bestowed upon him and for him to be afflicted with some harm, or for the particular favor to be destroyed, be it a religious gift, intellectual or some material things of the world
Islam Message The Intention of a Believer is better than his Deed - 10/10/2016
The first essential element {rukn} of worship is the intention {niyyah}...
Islam Message Seeking Proximity to Allah through Supererogatory Acts of Worship - 3/14/2016
It should be the desire of every Muslim to seek proximity to Allah the most compassionate and the most merciful.
Islam Message Inadvertency Numbs the Heart - 2/22/2016
A hard hearted person remains indifferent when he does not perform some good deeds and misses those times of worship that have more reward in them, read more in this article ...
Islam Message The Stance of Islam Towards Good Dreams - 1/10/2015
“Dreams are of three types: a dream from Allah, a dream which causes distress and which comes from the Shaytaan, and a dream which comes from what...
Islam Message The Seven Grave Destroyers - 11/14/2014
Dear readers, the Messenger of Allah (peace of Allah be upon him) orders us to avoid these seven great destructive sins and warns us from committing them. They are destructive sins because they destruct their doers in...
Islam Message Five Before Five - 1/27/2014
Time passes swiftly, and when we stand before God on the Day of Judgment it will seem as if we have lived and dreamed for less than a day.
Islam Message Love in Islam - 1/8/2014
Love is an innate character in man and most if not all living organisms, just like hate happiness, sadness and so on. For its...
Islam Message Ways for New Muslims to Find Inner Peace - 6/8/2013
Achieving inner peace brings a sense of harmony and purpose to life. It helps to alleviate chaos and brings a sense of structure to life.
Islam Message The sweetness of perseverance - 4/28/2013
More often than not, local traditions and opinions held for generations cannot be changed in a short amount of time.
Islam Message Rectify Your Life - 4/14/2013
Come! Let us enter the presence of Allah and draw closer to the Abode of Peace without fatigue, exhaustion
Islam Message Leniency and Consulting the Heart - 4/9/2013
‘Is there not a lesson for you in people who hoarded things only for others to acquire them? They craved and coveted but never realized their ambitions.
Islam Message What Does Islam Say About Life's Purpose? - 1/1/2013
Have you ever stopped to ask yourself these questions?.. What is the purpose of everything?, How did we get here?, What does it all mean?, What is the meaning of Life?
Islam Message Muslim Protests: The Offence, Our Defense, My Concerns - 11/7/2012
An actor in the film; Cindy Lee Garcia is also in court over how Nakoula duped her to act in a hateful film
Islam Message World Peace and Justice - 11/3/2012
We have headed into twenty-first century, which is an era of Information Technology where the world has become a global village.
Islam Message Stress related disorders and how the new behavioral medicine concepts reflect teachings of Islam  - 10/31/2012
This increased awareness of the psycho physiological role that stress plays in all illness processes come at a time when the practical
Islam Message Forgiveness is Divine - 10/29/2012
For a believer, the realization that he has just done something unacceptable is punishment enough. We are disappointed in ourselves,
Islam Message The spiritual and social Benefits of Islamic fasting (Ramadan) - 8/1/2012
According to The Holy Quran and the Prophetic traditional teachings Sawm [Islamic Fasting] has a unique moral, spiritual and social characteristic.
Islam Message Nature, Too, Praises Allah - 6/25/2012
for the unbelievers, their deeds are like a mirage in the desert that the thirsty traveler supposes to be water, but when he comes near to it finds that it is nothing.
Islam Message The Depressions of a Faithless Society - 5/2/2012
The disposition of mankind relies on being a servant to God and having faith in Him. Since man is unable to meet his unlimited wishes and needs by himself,
Islam Message Spirituality, Medicine, and Religion  - 3/28/2012
The importance of spirituality as a strong factor in the healing process is being increasingly recognized both by physicians and other healthcare providers as well as by the patients
Islam Message Understanding Islamic Spirituality  - 3/8/2012
The source, therefore, of Islamic spirituality is perusal and reflection rather than any sort of mysterious exercise.
Islam Message Some Hadiths (Sayings) of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) - 2/8/2012
One should give in charity for every joint of the human body (as a sign of gratitude to Allah) every day the sun rises.
Islam Message Kindness to Parents (part 1 of 3): Duty and Devotion - 1/16/2012
If you type the words, “kindness to parents” in Google ,six of the first ten results are Islamic articles stressing the importance of being dutiful and kind to parents.
Islam Message Original Sin or Original Forgiveness – What is the Lesson?  - 1/15/2012
The story of Adam and Eve are quite similar in the Bible and the Quran with minor differences yet the lessons derived from these stories differ greatly.
Islam Message The Types of Hearts - 11/8/2011
Just as the heart may be described in terms of being alive or dead, it may also be regarded as belonging to one of three types; these are the healthy heart, the dead heart, and the sick heart.
Islam Message The Spiritual Path of Islam  - 10/25/2011
What is the spiritual path in Islam and what is its place in the life as a whole? To answer this it is necessary to study carefully the difference between the Islamic concept of spirituality and that of other religions and ideologies.
Islam Message Forgiveness in Islam & its Health Benefits  - 10/23/2011
Those who do not abide by the moral values of the Qur’an find it very difficult to forgive others because they are easily angered by any error committed.
Islam Message Thankfulness: Half of the Faith  - 9/26/2011
Literally meaning gladness felt about and gratitude shown for the good done to one, Sufis use Shukr (thankfulness) to mean using one's body
Islam Message The Spiritual Path of Islam  - 8/21/2011
What is the spiritual path in Islam and what is its place in the life as a whole? To answer this, it is necessary to study carefully the difference between the Islamic concept of spirituality and that of other religions and ideologies.
Islam Message Islam: A Home of Tolerance, Not Fanaticism - 7/31/2011
Media speculation since the horrific terrorist attacks on America has pointed the finger at Muslims and the Arab world
Islam Message Small acts of kindness earning a great reward - 7/20/2011
The Prophet (peace be upon him) often used graphic descriptions and vivid images to emphasize the point he is imparting to his audience.
Islam Message First Family Visit As a Muslim - 7/11/2011
Texas Muslim, Juan Galvan, shares his experience of explaining to his Mexican-American family about his conversion to Islam.
Islam Message Inner Peace  - 7/6/2011
It’s no doubt that everybody’s ultimate goal is to have inner peace. It is something that everybody has been searching for throughout the ages, regardless of color, creed, religion, race, nationality, age, sex, wealth, ability or technological advancement.
Islam Message Parenting: Great Expectations  - 6/30/2011
This past month and a half passed more like a lifetime than 40 days. In this short period, I went from being a single and relatively responsible, free, mid-twenties, part-time working Muslimah
Islam Message Climate Change: A Call for Personal Changes - 6/25/2011
Corruption doth appear on land and sea because of (the evil) which men’s hands have done, that He may make them taste a part of that which they have done, in order that they may return. (Quran 30:41)
Islam Message The External Nature of Man - 2/19/2011
The external nature of man is as complex, subtle and wide as his internal nature. The soundness of the former is greatly dependent upon the latter, and vice versa.
Islam Message Repentance - 10/3/2009
Recently, at our annual family reunion, I was surprised to discover that many Non-Muslims harbor a misconception about the Islamic view of Divine forgiveness and human opportunity to repent.
Islam Message Principles of Self-Development in Islam - 6/8/2009
Development carries the notion of enhancement of one's capabilities and potentials. It implies a forward movement from a given position to a position of greater achievement, opportunity and benefit.
Islam Message Islamic Concept of Spirituality - 3/25/2009
What is the spiritual path in Islam and what is its place in the life as a whole? To answer this it is necessary to study carefully the difference
Islam Message The Road to Spirituality - 3/25/2009
The first necessity for progression along the path of spiritual development is a person’s faith.
Islam Message The Ideal Personality of a Muslim - 3/7/2009
The ideal Muslim character is distinct and balanced and it embodies the teachings of the Qur’an and the Hadith. It consists of many different relationships; with his Lord...
Islam Message Interconnectedness of All Created Things - 2/28/2009
It’s easy to prove the physical interconnectedness of our world. The air, water, land, vegetation, people and animals are clearly linked in one ecology. Scientists can define...
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