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​If I Had A Couple More Days to Live…

[originally appeared on Productive Muslim website] Imagine, while working on a term paper that is due next week, you get a phone call from your doctor, telling you that you only have a couple...

A Poem on Trusting God – Imam Al-Haddad

This is a nice poem that had touched my heart and helped me during tough times; Hope you enjoy it: قد كفاني علم ربي من سؤالي واختياري  فدعائي وابتهالي شاهدٌ لي بافتقاري I trust...

Ten Tips Towards A Better Understanding of the Quran

I have written  a lot about ways to understand and connect to the Quran, including a series on thematic tafsir. Here are general Tips and resources that you can use in your journey to...

Got My Ramadan Acceptance Letter, Did You?

[Originally appeared on virtualmosque.com  in 2010] Some Muslims claim to receive certain messages from God, guiding him to a certain deed, suggesting to him to do or not to do an action, or giving...

Day 16- Surah Yunus: Trust Allah’s Wisdom

How many times you heard this argument from non-practicing Muslims:  “I will start praying when Allah guides me”;   How many times you heard people complaining about their life, “If only I got more...

Surat Al-Fatiha (The Opening)

  This Surah has a lot of nicknames, such as the mother of the book, and the seven oft-recited Ayas, as Allah mentions in Surah Al-Hijr: We have given you the seven oft-recited verses...