Tag: LOSS

Nakba 4 Min Read

A tale of loss, longing, and legacy in Palestine

My beloved grandparents survived the 1948 Nakba; 75 years on, there is another Nakba taking place.

Rejoice at Your Calamities

The calamity was sent to bring you back to Allāh, your calamity was that you missed the point...

Happiness is Found Here

In no era in history has the means of comfort and welfare ever been so within reach like they are today. Never has the knowledge of the world’s complex mysteries and the ability of subduing nature's unfriendly elements ever been attained like it has today. Online shopping, laser eye surgery,

The Story of the Ummah’s Struggles. In Tweets

Concise principles to understand the crises the Ummah is going through If we understand the role that Allāh سبحانه وتعالى has created for the Ummah of Muhammad (sallAllāhu ‘alayhi wasallam), it will totally transform how we approach and react to the crises and conflicts that befall the Ummah. When Allāh and

The loss of a leading figure in Islamic revival, Muḥammad Surur b. Nayif Zayn al-ʿAbidīn

On Friday 11 Safar 1438, which coincides with 11th November 2016, the Muslim Ummah lost one of its unique Islamic scholars and thinkers. Sheikh Muḥammad Surur b. Nayif Zayn al-ʿAbidīn, may Allāh shower him with His immense mercy, passed away in Qatar at the age of 78. He is best

The optimism of the early Muslims

In Pursuit of Optimism - Part 3 Click here for part 1 | Click here for part 2 | Click here for part 3   Optimism in the Companions and Pious Predecessors Knowing that he would not live with us forever, the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) was very eager to inculcate the value of

Prophet Muhammad: the Greatest Teacher of Optimism (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam)

In Pursuit of Optimism Part 2: Prophet Muhammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam): the Greatest Teacher of Optimism Click here for part 1 | Click here for part 2 | Click here for part 3 In the direst of times, the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) would persistently raise morale, boost confidence and steer

In Pursuit of Optimism

In Pursuit of Optimism - Part 1 Click here for part 1 | Click here for part 2 | Click here for part 3 When one studies the traits which the prophets and messengers possessed, he finds that they were given characteristics which enabled them to lead, inspire others and guide. They were given characteristics