Surely we cannot change Allah’s decree, but our Dua can change the Qadr. As believers, how then do we understand the last Pillar of Islam Fate and Predestination? The best way to formulate the proper understanding is to define Qadr. When Qadr is mentioned by itself, it surely means all of predestination written in the… Continue reading Can I Change the Qadr of Allah?
When I first became Muslim, I was taught the basic principles of Islam, what Muslims believe in and how to perform the Acts of Worship, in particular prayer. When my first Ramadan came around, I learned first hand about how to fast, pray the night (tarawiyah) prayers and calculate my Zakat for the year. I… Continue reading Can My Entire Day be for the Sake of Allah?
Our breath, our sight, our hearing, our speaking, can we even begin to count the Blessings of our Lord? So when we sit alone and think about our Allah, can it not bring a sincere tear to our eyes?
A dear sister of mine reminded me about a beautiful hadith that the Prophet Mohammedﷺ related to the Sahaba. While counselling the believers, the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ reminded them of the possibility that the most important assets we think we have may disappear one day, and that we need to make use of them in a way… Continue reading Five before Five