“Your time should not be without any structure, such that you occupy yourself arbitrarily with whatever comes along. Rather, you must take account of yourself and order your worship during the day and the night, assigning to each period of time an activity that must not be neglected nor replaced by another activity. By this ordering of time, the blessing in time will show itself. A person who leaves himself without a plan as animals do, not knowing what he is to do at any given moment, will spend most of his time fruitlessly. Your time is your life,...Read More
Being close to Allah looks like shortening your recitation of the Quran even when you don’t want to so that you could answer your mom who is asking for your help.
It looks like wishing you had the time to pray sunnah, but not being able to because your newborn needs your immediate attention
It looks like praying in the masjid and wanting to sit for hours to make a deeply heartfelt duaa but having to rush out so you can make it to work on timeRead More
Originally published on October 25th 2016 by Nabil Hasan, Founder & CEO at Ar-Raiyan Global Network. Success is the ultimate desire for all of us and a Muslim yearns for success not only in this Dunya but also in Akhirah. We often fear that striving for success in Dunya might destroy our success of Akhirah. Instead of fearing it, let’s face it. We have only one life where we can act according to our choice. We must take care that our choices and actions of this Dunya are such that fetch us success of both the worlds. We need...Read More
by Khowla Oun Now that Ramadan has come to an end, it’s time for us to become proactive on how we are going to maintain the ‘Ramadan lifestyle’. An unrealistic way of moving forward would be to tell yourself, “Okay, I’m going to try and keep up everything I did during Ramadan”, without actually setting any goals. There’s one simple thing you can do in order to remain steadfast throughout the year PLAN. I would recommend getting yourself a new diary, dedicated entirely on how you are going to purify yourself before you meet Allah. In the diary,...Read More
by Shaykh Amer Jamil Below is an edited version of the transcription from the video above. Watch the rest of the short reminder videos from the Good Life Series by Shaykh Amer Jamil by clicking here. We all know the importance of the heart and why we have to purify it. Alhamdulillah there is a very easy way of purifying the heart, and that is to pray on the Prophet (pbuh). The Prophet (pbuh) said: “Whoever sends blessings upon me, Allah will send blessings upon him tenfold”. Narrated by Muslim (384). Now, without getting into all of...Read More