Category: Sort- Reminders

Beautiful Scent That The Prophet (Saw) Smelled In The Heaven | Celebrities of Jannah | Shaykh Omar Suleiman

Fame is not a virtue in Islam

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Many a times, we judge people by certain societal criteria and external factors, but is this really the most accurate way of judging people? Let’s see by recalling this hadith.

Narrated Sahl bin Sa`d As-Sa`id:

A man passed by Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) and the Prophet (ﷺ) asked a man sitting beside him, “What is your opinion about this (passer-by)?” He replied, “This (passer-by) is from the noble class of people. By Allah, if he should ask for a lady’s hand in marriage, he ought to be given her in marriage, and if he intercedes for somebody, his intercession will be accepted. Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) kept quiet, and then another man passed by and Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) asked the same man (his companion) again, “What is your opinion about this (second) one?” He said, “O Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ)! This person is one of the poor Muslims. If he should ask a lady’s hand in marriage, no-one will accept him, and if he intercedes for somebody, no one will accept his intercession, and if he talks, no-one will listen to his talk.” Then Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “This (poor man) is better than such a large number of the first type (i.e. rich men) as to fill the earth.” [ Sahih A Bukhari]

Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah loves a servant who is righteous, independent, and obscure.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2965

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

 

Let’s Not Let The Devil Overtake Us To Solve Problems | Mufti Menk

A way of earning the pleasure of the almighty is to go back to the one who actually pleased him. It was none other than the prophet Muhammad peace be upon If you would like to please Allah, go and look at how Muhammad peace be upon Him pleased Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala.

Allah Is in control. Remember take all the precautions, lay your trust in Allah, do that which is pleasing to Allah. Try your best to stay away from that which is displeasing to Allah.

Don’t concoct things and think I’m going to please Allah if I were to do it this way or that way simply go back to what the prophet Muhammad peace be upon Him taught and follow it.

A Beautiful Incident Of Showing Good Character And Excellence Hatim Alasam Rah And Old Lady | Shaykh Omar Suleiman

The beautiful incident there, the nature of that incident and how these people went above and beyond; To show good character and to demonstrate excellence and compassion and sometimes that means being sensitive to the person you’re speaking to and the person that’s in front of you and making sure that you don’t embarrass them. You don’t humiliate them and you even try to play off a situation where they’re embarrassed or humiliated

Hatim al asam (rah) that he was so concerned with hurting the feelings of that woman or letting that woman be embarrassed that he  immediately went above and beyond to make sure that she did  she wasn’t even heard in that embarrassing moment of hers.

He showed excellence and so he wasn’t just an excellent worshiper, but he was excellent in his character.

The best way to break off the Cycle of Stress, Anxiety and Misery | The Shadows Of Worries | Shaykh Omar Suleiman

if you think about the beauty of the simple words Allah is greater than your worries, Allah is greater than your grief, Allah is greater than your obstacles, Allah is is greater than your ease, Allah is greater than all of those things and the way that we say that every single time not just when we start our prayers, but every motion that we make in prayer. We remind ourselves Allah Akbar God is great.

And we constantly say that throughout the day what that does is instead of the shadow of the concern and the challenge that lies ahead, it minimizes the Shadow and it causes you to focus on the enormity of Allah is all-encompassing greatness.

The obstacle that’s ahead of you while it may be an obstacle doesn’t need to be given a shadow focus on the size of that obstacle. as big as you think the obstacle, is remember Allah llahu Akbar, God is greater than that obstacle. – Shaykh Omar Suleiman

Four Examples of Haste That Allah Loves Most | No Time To Delay | Shaykh Ali Hammuda

Ya Habibi make your motto in life; I will rush to you my lord so that you may be pleased.

Life is only getting shorter and Jannah is getting nearer and so is the Hellfire. Don’t delay, aqeel karim, the apology to Allah. -Shaykh Ali Hammuda.

 

Heaven Was Made For Sinners | Move Forward Turning To Allah Genuinely | Mufti Menk

Allah says I will treat each one of My servants according to the perception he or she has of me. So have a good perception of Allah, have a beautiful perception of Allah.

when you sin, it’s not the end of everything just be, humble and just turn back to Allah, turn to Allah genuinely, become and just turn back to Allah, turn to Allah genuinely, become a better person.

What Allah Loves The Most And Displeases Him Special Thanks Go To All Key Workers | Mufti Menk

I want to tell you not to panic, don’t worry. things will be fine. If you look at the percentage of deaths, it’s actually very small compared to those affected. So what we need to do is we need to make the most of this time to turn to the almighty in every way. What is it that actually pleases Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala? to be honest, in a Hadith qudsi He tells us what He loves the most and there he says there is nothing more loved to me than that Which I made compulsory.

So it’s obvious from that that he only made it compulsory because he loves it. So if you want the love of Allah and you would like to earn the pleasure of Allah something you need to do is fulfill that which is obligatory compulsory in terms of your five daily prayers especially, so if something is compulsory and Allah has made it compulsory fulfill it. You will earn his pleasure when you do it, do it properly do it. because You want to do it, do it because you enjoy it. Take your time.

Don’t cut Corners, the same would apply, the prophet salallahu alaihe wasalam tells us in that narration that thereafter once the obligations are done a worshipper continues to engage in that which is voluntary but recommended in terms of Sunnah or nafal in the Arabic language and they would gain even more closeness to Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala. similarly What would displease Allah is to engage in that which is Haram. So we need to make sure we talk properly, We use our time properly, many people unfortunately are using their time very destructively online. They are recording themselves in an inappropriate way and posting it up. They are visiting sites, They’re not supposed to, this might be, might be in the case of some, the last few days of yours on Earth Is that how you want to spend them?

I think it’s important to remind each other as much as there is hope that we would perhaps most of us survive and I pray that all of us survived but that having been said you and I know the reality is people are going and Allah alone knows who’s going to go? don’t spend the last few days or the days of hardship in a way that you’re earning even more of the … or the displeasure of Allah subhanahu wa’ta’ala to say the least. This is just a short message.

I thought I’d share with you to encourage myself and yourselves. To take a moment to fulfill that which is compulsory properly, enjoy it and then don’t do that which is destructive of that which will earn the displeasure of Allah. may Allah make it easy for everyone of us. This is just sincere sound advice from your brother. It starts off with myself And then for every one of us, I really pray for those who have put their lives at risk to serve others. There are so many more, thanking the doctors and those on the front line and so many others have messaged me to say there Are people who are helping the elderly, there are drivers. There are public workers, There are so many who are still out there, risking their lives many of you have stayed away from home, many of you have long shifts, many of you are very tired, exhausted and I’ve been reading so many stories. Congratulations. We have no words to describe the brilliant work that you’re doing. this goes to all the staff, the emergency staff, the doctors, the surgeons, the nurses, the helpers ,everyone there are so many out there whom we may not even know. may Allah bless you. We’re really praying for you. And we consider you the true heroes and heroines of this particular struggle against coronavirus covid-19. Please don’t give up. may Allah bless you all and Grant you a beautiful recompense.