Should You Have Kids If You’re Depressed?

“Were you frightened to have children with your history of suicidal depression?” a young woman asked me the other day. “Did you have to stop medication while you were pregnant?” In the last ten years writing about mental health issues, these two questions keep surfacing, especially among young women who dream of pushing a baby…


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May you all be Honeyed by Allah
عسّلكم الله جميعاً

قال رسول اللهﷺ :
The Prophet, may Allah exalt his mention, said:

(إذا أحبَّ اللّه عبداً عسّلَه)
If Allah loves a person, he is honeyed by Him,

قالوا: ما عسّلَه!؟
They asked: what does honeying mean?

(قال: (يفتح اللّه عز وجل له عملاً صالحاً قبل موته ثمّ يقبضه عليه
He said, “Allah opens for him the door of a righteous deed before his death, and keeps him (firm) on it until his death”

{ رواه أحمد (١٧٨١٩) } – Narrated by Ahmad 17819

قال العلامة الألباني رحمه الله 
Imam Albanee rahimahullah said:

وأمارة هذا التعسيل بأن يرضى عنه من حوله
and the sign of this honeying is that everyone becomes pleased with that person

(لِما ثبت في زيادةٍ مرفوعةٍ للنّبيّ صلى اللّه عليه وسلم (.. حتى يرضى عنه من حوله
as this has been proven in a ‘Marfoo addition to…

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What is to be done after Ramadan?

Originally posted on Verse By Verse Qur’an Study Circle:The state in which one comes out of Ramadan is very important, because it pertains to two things: First: After the great season is over those destined to win have won forgiveness, mercy and emancipation from Hell, and started proceeding on the way of Allah…