In trying to maintain my focus in salaah, I often find myself trying to picture myself standing directly in front of Allah. But given my lack of knowledge regarding what image should be conjured in my mind from such a thought, I’m left with a feeling that me, being a minuscule molecule on a dust…

Advice and Death

Advice given by one in a moment of adversity is often sincerest. Death visits us at times that are not always of our choosing. We’re often left bewildered because we live with the endless optimism that today will not be our day. And because of this reality, when death does strike close to us, it…

Asmaa’ bint Yazeed رضي الله عنها reported that the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said: “Shall I tell you who is the best of you?” They replied: “Yes”. He صلى الله عليه وسلم said: “Those who remind you of Allah when you see them.” He went on to say: “Shall I tell you about the…