Alhamdulilah I am 40 today

Alhamdulilah I am 40 today

My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there. — Jalaluddin Ar Rumi

Alhamdulillah. I am 40 years old today. 

The toughest part of my life was the passing of my mother in 1991 and what followed. My parents were already no longer around when I turned 34. Now that I’m through the other side, it is all sacred to me. It is part of who I am. It is in my blood and spirit, my dreams, my eyes, my worldview.

It transformed me.

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39 years old today

Alhamdulillah. I am 39 years old today.

I seek a life full of Allah’s beneficent force that flows through the physical and spiritual spheres as prosperity, protection, and happiness; I seek good health and a tranquil heart. I could feel it in my heart that the next one year is going to be much heart-shaping, foundational year that the remaining years of my life and influence will be built upon. My prayer too at this moment, “Dear Allah the Almighty, make me part of those You can trust to lead and impact a generation. Let it be so this year, dear Allah. Let it be so.”

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Ramadhan Reflections 1432H

What’s next after Ramadhan? Qibla Teachers Pitch in (Source: Qibla Monthly)

Shaykh Qays Arthur:

“This Ramadhan has reached mankind in general and the Muslims in particular in a state of upheaval and disquiet, economically and politically. Allah tells us that when men are corrupt, corruption becomes apparent on earth and in societies as a sign to remind us of the greater next-worldly consequences so that we may return to the right way.

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Ramadhan 1432H Hospital Visit Program

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Assalamualaykum WarahmatuLlahi Wabarakatuh,

Al-Hamdulillah, wa Sallallah wa Sallama `Ala Sayyidina Rasulillah, wa Alihi wa Sahbihi wa Man Walah, Wa Ba`du; Alhamdulillah, praise be to Allah SWT, who has blessed us with another Ramadhan, the month in which the Qur’an was sent down, a guidance for the people [2:185]. Prophet Muhammad (may Allah honour him and grant him peace) illustrated the beauty of Ramadhan as the month of blessing, in which Allah SWT covers us with blessings, for He sends down mercy, decreases sins and answers prayers [Tabarani]. Continue reading

End of Rajab

Allah the Almighty said: “Glorified be He who carried His servant by night from Al-Masjid al-Haram (the Inviolable Place of Worship) to Al-Masjid al-Aqsa (the Far Distant Place of Worship), the neighborhood whereof We have blessed, that We might show him of our token! Lo! He is the Hearer, the Seer.”(Al-Isra’:1) Continue reading