Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawzeeyah (may Allah have mercy upon Him) once said: “The actions of the heart are the foundation (of belief), and the actions of the limbs follow them and complete them. Intention is like the soul, and actions like the body: If the soul leaves the body, the body dies. There, knowledge of theRead Full Article
When most people think about volunteering there seems to be a rather bleak outlook on it, either for reasons of no monetary incentive for those who give up their time, or for it not being widely accepted as ‘proper work’. Throughout the past few years, I’ve learnt that volunteering your time for causes and projectsRead Full Article
SubhanaAllah, today came across a verse in the Quran that sent shivers down my spine.
Allah says in the Quran:
“If they had intended to come out, they would certainly have made some preparation therefore; but Allah was averse to their being sent forth; so He made them lag behind, and they were told, “Sit ye among those who sit (inactive).” ( سورة التوبة , At-Taubah, Chapter #9, Verse #46)
If we were to look for an Islamic definition of Productivity, it can probably be summarised in the word “barakah” or Blessing. Being able to achieve more with few resources, doing much in little time, and generating a lot with little effort is surely a blessing from Allah (Subahanahu Wa Ta’ala).Read Full Article
A day of victory is remembered today. Victory of Truth against Falesehood, of the Weak against the Strong, of those who are with Allah (Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala) against those who are with Shaytaan. On this Ashura day, the 10th of Muharram, Prophet Musa – Moses – (Peace be upon him) was saved from Pharaoh. This was nothing shortRead Full Article
A number of people have asked me to write my personal experiences in the ISOC, and how it developed from being a structure-less society filled with politics to a well-structured, project orientated, organic society. Instead of boring you with my experiences, I thought it would be better if I simply wrote down elements of success that worked with ISOC, and that I believe can transpire to all ISOCs across the country.Read Full Article