Tawakkul and Submission

Tawakkul means to rely upon another, to appoint a trustee and to put one’s trust in that trustee. One of the beautiful names of Allah is ‘Al-Wakeel’. This name has the meanings of ‘the one who takes care of matters which have been referred to Him, (in a most suitable way), and the One who […]

https://marhabayamustafa.wordpress.com/2016/03/26/tawakkul-and-submission/

An Explanation of Allahs Beautiful Names and Attributes part 9

18) Al Hayy This Name of Allah is mentioned in the Qur’an 5 times. For example Allah says: Allah – there is no deity except Him, the Ever-Living, the Sustainer of [all] existence. Neither drowsiness overtakes Him nor sleep. To Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. Who is […]

https://neelamhussain.wordpress.com/2016/03/22/an-explanation-of-allahs-beautiful-names-and-attributes-part-9/

An Explanation of Allahs Beautiful Names and Attributes part 8

15) Al Kabeer This Name of Allah is mentioned in the Qur’an six times. Allah says: That is because Allah is the Truth, and that what they call upon other than Him is falsehood, and because Allah is the Most High, the Grand. [Luqman 31: 30]   Linguistic meaning: opposite to something that is small. […]

https://neelamhussain.wordpress.com/2016/03/18/an-explanation-of-allahs-beautiful-names-and-attributes-part-8/

Youth Problems by Sheikh Muhammad Salih al- Uthaymeen

Excellent read for the youth of all times. Just read it once and you will know what I am talking about. Lots of beneficial lessons to learn and implement. Free pdf can be found online or on the app The True Sunnah.

https://bluespiritmuslimah.wordpress.com/2016/03/16/youth-problems-by-sheikh-muhammad-salih-al-uthaymeen/

‘Ilm an-Nafs and Modern Psychotherapy [Essay]

بسم الله و الحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله The following is an essay I wrote for one of my courses – I figured that this essay would be more useful being shared on STB rather than sitting in a folder on my desktop. On this journey towards becoming a spiriutally-integrative psychotherapist, I have been inspired time and […]

http://seekingtobetter.com/2016/03/13/ilm-an-nafs-and-modern-psychotherapy-essay/

He lost his sight there and then.

One day Abdullah ibn Zayd al-Ansari (RadiAllahu Anhu) came to the Messenger of Allahﷺ  and said, in tears: ‘O Messenger of Allah! You are dearer to me than my own soul, my property, my children and my family. If I were not able to come and see you I would wish to die”. Upon […]

https://marhabayamustafa.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/he-lost-his-sight-there-and-then/

An Explanation of Allahs Beautiful Names and Attributes part 7

13) Al-Jabbaar This Name of Allah appears in the Qur’an once. Allah says: He is Allah, other than whom there is no deity, the Sovereign, the Pure, the Perfection, the Bestower of Faith, the Overseer, the Exalted in Might, the Compeller, the Superior. Exalted is Allah above whatever they associate with Him. [al Hashr 59:23] […]

https://neelamhussain.wordpress.com/2016/03/11/an-explanation-of-allahs-beautiful-names-and-attributes-part-7/

Mercy and Compassion

Usually our good deeds, sacrifice and donations appear to be substantial to us. This mistaken impression deceives us and engages our mind. It fills us with contentment. A mere urn of water appears to be an ocean to us. Our mundane desires never cease. We presume that what we own is our natural birthright. When […]

https://marhabayamustafa.wordpress.com/2016/03/10/mercy-and-compassion/