Alhamdulilah, being a teen counselor, I had the opportunity to interact and counsel people of other faiths or people who probably believed in no religion. Every opportunity also comes along with a bunch of lessons which I tend to reflect on. Alhamdulilah for everything. One immediate realisation which dawned upon me was the blessing of… Continue reading Reflections Of A Counselor: Introduction
Many of us are not quite sure when it comes to memorizing anything other than the Qur’an. We consider it to be a burden. If we truly consider ourselves to be students of knowledge, we need to make efforts to memorize and understand the information we learn rather than just learning them cause we tend… Continue reading Taalibatul Ilm Series: Memorizing Ilm
Do not grieve about what has not reached you, trust in Him, and know that He will never let you down. Believe in Him, in His Decree, and in His wisdom. Trust Him with your affairs, and stop grieving. Know that even the entire world would help you to reach your destination, to make something… Continue reading Stop grieving, maybe there is good.
Today is important. It’s extremely important. Everyday is. But how are you going to make the best day of your life? You need ask yourself that everyday. That’s when you will *actually* ponder on what you are doing in this world. Ask yourself these questions everyday: 1. What’s my ultimate goal? Why was I created?… Continue reading Make today count…
Sins can cause severe damage and destruction.
Haters – who are they and how do you deal with them? With every step we take in this world, we have some people in our lives who are constantly hating on us, and belittling everything we do. Have you ever heard of what is famously said about the haters “Let the haters hate”? Is… Continue reading Dealing with haters.
In the previous post (part 1), it mentioned how Allah tests His slaves, however gives glad tidings to those who are patient with the trials of the worldly life. Click here to read the part 1 of Patience during trials. And do you know what is the next Ayah? It is: “ Indeed, as-Safa and al-Marwah… Continue reading Patience during trials ~ Part 2
Allah (Subhanahu wa ta’ala) says in Surah Baqarah: “And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits…” He (Subhanahu wa ta’ala) says that He will *surely* test you with something you are frightened about, with painful things such losing a dear one, or… Continue reading Patience during trials ~ Part 1
There are plenty of lessons from the Qur’an. One of them is the story of Musaa (alaihis salaam) while he fled to Madyan. Allah (Subhanahu wa ta’ala) says: And when he directed himself toward Madyan, he said, “Perhaps my Lord will guide me to the sound way. (Surah Qasas: 22) According to the Mufasireen, the… Continue reading Reflections from the life of Musa (alaihis salaam) – Part 1
Health is a huge blessing. A blessing we often take granted for. A blessing we don’t thank Allah for. A blessing which we don’t care about unless when we are ill. If you are healthy, be thankful to Allah that He saved you from the numerous amounts of medicines, that He has protected you from… Continue reading Health – a huge blessing.