I have all kinds of trouble with the words of the Qur'an. For, I don't know how to translate them in plain, simple English.
Without jeopardizing what is left of my Iman.
But here is what the Qur'an says:
Wallahu Shakoorun Haleem!
I know ...
If you realize that everything you have is a gift to you from God Almighty, then, every time you open your mouth, what right do you have to say anything other than Alhamdulillah – meaning, “Thank You, Thank You, Thank ...
That most unique, powerful and all-encompassing expression Alhamdulillah means something like this:
"All and every praise, all commendation and glory, belongs to God and to no one else.
And I duly, and most gratefully, acknowledge all his boons, bounties, favors and blessings that he has ...
Just Say Al-Hamdulillah! This Thanksgiving -- And Every Other Thanksgiving! And Every Moment of Your Life To the Extent You Can!...
That is Islam!
I mean, often, doing a lot of what we do, over and over and over.
And trying to do it better each time.
Take Kalimah Tayyibah for example. It is the same Laa Ilaaha Illa Allah forever.
All 'Aqeedah -- Islamic ...
Muslims Have a Problem – and So Do Non-Muslims
Muslims have a problem. Non-Muslims have a problem. They all have a problem.
And it is not what most people may think it is – whatever people may think it is. I am ...
If Muslims were Muslims, not a word will come out of their mouth that is not Alhamdulillah and Allahu Akbar! [...]
When Allah makes a decision pertaining to us human beings – when he does; as he does; which he does all the time – those blessed by Allah say “Alhamdulillah!” and move on, their sundry duties to perform.
On the other ...
We are humans. Our specialty is we all get sick.
Not that many of us are not sick to begin with: sick of mind; sick of soul; if not always sick of body parts.
But when God made an illness, he also ...
There are all kinds of people in this world.
There are those with whom Allah is pleased. They are the people who have really made it in this world.
Theirs is a story of success and joy.
Ulaa-i-ka Humul Muflihoon.
And then there are ...
I don't know how to say this. It is the most simple thing to say. But a most profound and powerful thing in relation to real life.
According to Hadith Sharif, there is no better or more powerful Du'a -- I ...
Muslims everywhere deserve recognition and praise for undertaking this enormous daily activity to protect and preserve the Word of God -- the Qur'an...
How often has it happened to how many of us: We all end up saying, more often than not, more frequently than we should, how speechless we are! How overcome we are with life and its kaleidoscopic situations.
How we are ...
Your job, and or your business, is your connection, not just with yourself and your family and loved ones, but with your God. So, how can you go wrong by putting it in the first place? [...]
“When Allah gives us something -- and he gives us all kinds of amazing things all the time -- isn't it time to ask: What are we giving back to Allah?” (Dr. Pasha)
Shahaadats or the Double Testimony
But What on Earth Is “Shahaadah”?
How Many Muslims Are Doing that Right Now?
Forgetting Allah Leads to Forgetting Self
Muslim Search for Identity
Muslims Know Their Shahaadats
Everything about You Must Provide the Shahaadat
Shahaadat Must Use the Nicest Means
How Humans ...
“If, Jesus, Moses, Muhammad and Abraham – May God Almighty Bless Them! – all taught the world the same message, “No God but God,” as the Bible and the Qur’an tell us, then why are their followers still quibbling over that message ...
“Ever heard the expression “Connecting the Dots”? Here are four among the most magnificent dots in all of human history. Let us see if you can connect them.
All right then. This is what everyone knows or should know about the ...
“Anything that gets in the way of your single-minded commitment to God, and your unflinching service to humanity, Islam calls it an “Ilaah.”
The Bible calls it “a god besides God.” Do you think the Bible and the Qur’an may share ...
“You have the right to say “No!” to anyone and anything including God Almighty. That is a right given to you by God himself. That is what makes you a human being.
And, believe it or not, that is what Islam ...
“Your journey to God begins when and where your preoccupation with your own self tapers off.
The more ascendant and salient you make yourself in your list of priorities and in your own scheme of things, and the more prominent your ...
Nothing is more amazing in this world than a believer who is sustained by God’s Love.
Let me explain how.
“When a believer looks at God, I mean when he thinks or contemplates about God, he thinks his life is forever.
But when he ...
No God but God!
The Eternal Message of Tauheed – One God! – Rings Again!
And Again: Through Moses, Alaihis Salaam!
And Again: Through Jesus, Alaihis Salaam!
And Again and Forever: Through Muhammad, Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam!
How Can Anyone Miss This Most Glorious Divine ...
You are now in perfect sync, harmony and balance with the rest of the universe, with the rest of God’s creation.
You have now become the one who embraces and exudes peace and love, joy and optimism, forgiveness and compassion!
Like the ...
"Here are four dots for you to connect:
Abraham, God Bless Him, was an iconoclast and a monotheist. His whole life revolved around the notion: No God but God.
Moses, God Bless Him, gave us the First Commandment: No God but God.