Allah’s Help is Near

When the Going gets Toughest, Allah’s Help is Near. أَمْ حَسِبْتُمْ أَنْ تَدْخُلُوا الْجَنَّةَ وَلَمَّا يَأْتِكُمْ مَثَلُ الَّذِينَ خَلَوْا مِنْ قَبْلِكُمْ ۖ مَسَّتْهُمُ الْبَأْسَاءُ وَالضَّرَّاءُ وَزُلْزِلُوا حَتَّىٰ يَقُولَ الرَّسُولُ وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مَعَهُ مَتَىٰ نَصْرُ اللَّهِ ۗ أَلَا إِنَّ نَصْرَ اللَّهِ قَرِيبٌ Or do you think that you will enter Paradise while such [trial] has not […]

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Allah’s Mercy & Forgiveness

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم We often wonder if Allah will accept and forgive us for who we are. Allah often repeats in the Quran that He is indeed, the ever forgiving. قُلۡ يَـٰعِبَادِىَ ٱلَّذِينَ أَسۡرَفُواْ عَلَىٰٓ أَنفُسِهِمۡ لَا تَقۡنَطُواْ مِن رَّحۡمَةِ ٱللَّهِ‌ۚ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ يَغۡفِرُ ٱلذُّنُوبَ جَمِيعًا‌ۚ إِنَّهُ ۥ هُوَ ٱلۡغَفُورُ ٱلرَّحِيمُ “O My slaves […]

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Qada & Qadr

The Universe & Its Natural Order When Allah created the Universe, he made it all in proportion, and protected it with an Absolute Law (Qadr). إِنَّا كُلَّ شَىۡءٍ خَلَقۡنَـٰهُ بِقَدَرٍ۬ Verily, all things have We created in proportion and measure. Surah Al Qamar verse 49 Qadr is mathematical, scientific, calculated. Everything has been created in […]

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Life is a Test

ٱلَّذِى خَلَقَ ٱلۡمَوۡتَ وَٱلۡحَيَوٰةَ لِيَبۡلُوَكُمۡ أَيُّكُمۡ أَحۡسَنُ عَمَلاً۬‌ۚ وَهُوَ ٱلۡعَزِيزُ ٱلۡغَفُورُ (Allah, is he) Who has created death and life, that He may test you which of you is best in deed. And He is the All-Mighty, the Oft-Forgiving Surah Al Mulk 67:2 In the life before this, in alam az-zhar / arwah, we made a […]

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