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  1. Assalamualaikum.
    I find every article of pma very useful.
    I want to tell that please remember me in ur duas.
    I need Allah m in a state as if am new to this earth.please every one remember me and my family in your duas…plz.

  2. Jazakom Allah kheir for this inspiring article and for the reminder. Your articles are always awakening and helpful. Jazakom Allah kheir productive muslim

  3. asalamu alaikum my fellow brothers and sisters.
    believe that whatever happened to you in life Allah subhanahu wata ala made it happened for a stand firm n pray.nothing is permanent in life.

  4. Jazakallah khair for the good work of making it easy for us to understand the deen better. It really helps me to experience ikhlas and ihsaan in my act of Ibadah.

  5. Jazaka’ALLAHU kayrun.

    Very beneficial reminder of things to implement and steps we need to take to get closer to our Creator..

    May ALLAH reward your efforts.


  6. Assalamualikum brother. I’m really overwhelmed to read your article. Jazakallahu khairan for this inspiring article and for the reminder. Your articles are always awakening and helpful. May Almighty Allah rewards you in this world and Akhera. Keep continue please.

  7. Assalamu alaikum
    Maa shaa Allah, your email articles more beneficial and clear our myths doubts. May Almighty Allah bless you all. Aameen
    Jazakhalkah hairan

  8. Assalaamualaikum dear sister,
    Allah bless you for this enlightening and inspiring article… I read both the parts… And it gave me immense motivation to fight my nafs for the sake of Allah swt… Looking forward to hearing from you soon in the third part of this series and many more to come hopefully…. In shaa Allah….

  9. jazak Allah Khair, words can’t explain the feelings. Such a inspiring reminder. May Allah bless you. Just duahs for me and my family.

  10. As Salam aleikum wa rahma tullahi wa barakatu.
    Maashallah this is very good and important work you are doing. May Allah bless you.
    Another act a Muslim can do is giving charity, helping the poor or elderly in our communities. It should not necessarily be Muslims one can give sadaqa to anyone. This act humbles one and brings one to acknowledge the neema that Allah swt has given us. And the beauty of this is a 2 sided sword, you give Allah swt increases your sustainance.
    Eid mubarak ukhti, to you and your family.
    Allah ibarik fiki in shaa Allah.

  11. Ma sha Allah i love this inspiring write up .It is actually an important article that is impregnated with deep meaning to increase our eeman and keep away Shaytan if followed strictly .Jazzakum llahu khaera. May almighty Allah give us perfect understanding of His religion, accepts all our acts of worships, and counts us among the successful ones in this world and the hereafter. thanks

  12. Just to demystify the whole ‘concept’ of Shaytan because when the religion vehicle of Islam was created, people did not know what to call this resistance that drove us to do things that would hurt others or themselves. That, my friends, is your primitive brain trying to protect you from the now extinct sabre-toothed tiger, and wanting instant gratification. If we forgot, we are working human beings. Seeking repentance, holding guilt, shame or anxiety towards ‘Shaytan’ or whatever other modern day terminology we have is not the way forward. A flower’s growth is stunted through such ways, and stops it from blossoming. You do it through practical, and evidence-based ways that allow your personal and spiritual development to reach the highest levels. Allah, God, The Universe, or the Higher Self, whatever major power you believe in, exists within you. That your pre-frontal cortex, your gut instinct, your inner wisdom. Let’s stop imagining there’s something out there, our inteligence and self-awareness is past that. EVERYTHING is within you (your genes and your brain) and it is cultivating the right environment to bring the forth the best in you. (Now whether this actually gets approved and posted is another thing because the internet is a free space. That says nothing about me, but the moderators themselves.) Peace out.

    • hello sister Muhaditha,

      Really interesting what you wrote in a way!….I sort of go through the same thought processes from time to time myself. May God forgive me for such….but I suppose like you said , we are only human after all!?..As believers we do not blame satan/Lucifer/shaytan or whoever he/they may be…etc, but we take him as an avowed enemy, as his only goal is to misguide us…(-please do read up on the story of creation-because as you pointed out, about the gratification and the hurt processes, we are all either Adams and Eves (peace be upon them both) literally or/ and metaphorically!!)

      With that said, may a question be posed to you….if everything is within..which in a way may be agreed to a certain extent…where did the genes and / or the brain come from??…also, did these genes /brains that mystically came out of no where..create EVERYTHING…that which is with out us…i.e. that which is surrounding us, including that what is in within us…..obviously?!!…..

      would you agree that everything is created in pairs, like God mentioned/s in His Noble final testament?—-so there is good and bad and also other things too?!, like day / night, positive /.negative and so on….with that said though too…..and back to the everything….can those brains of ours create a seed?

      ”And it is He who sends down rain from the sky, and We produce thereby the growth of all things. We produce from it greenery from which We produce grains arranged in layers. And from the palm trees – of its emerging fruit are clusters hanging low. And [We produce] gardens of grapevines and olives and pomegranates, similar yet varied. Look at [each of] its fruit when it yields and [at] its ripening. Indeed in that are signs for a people who believe.” (Qur’an, 6:99)…please do bare in mind as alluded elsewhere in the Glorious book, it states that all of it comes from one source..i.e. the source of life,..i.e. water (as also alluded to in the Great book of the Creator of water and EVREYTHING ELSE)

      ”And Allah has sent down rain from the sky and given life thereby to the earth after its lifelessness. Indeed in that is a sign for a people who listen.” (Qur’an, 16:65)

      sorry to go overboard with the quotations from God’s book, but hopefully, we are just having a polite discussion/conversation…etc.

      ”Do you not see that Allah sends down rain from the sky and makes it flow as springs [and rivers] in the earth; then He produces thereby crops of varying colours; then they dry and you see them turned yellow; then He makes them [scattered] debris. Indeed in that is a reminder for those of understanding.” (Qur’an, 39:21)…………….that poses a question, where do we go when we die? and what is the purpose of our temporary existence?…I suppose in one way one of the purposes is to find inner peace, like an African proverb goes by saying no enemy within, there will be no enemy out side that can harm us (i.e you and me and the rest of us..)….

      I came across the below, whilst looking up the above verses from the eco-muslim website…
      A world without God
      No belief at all is like saying there’s no morality or no social code: the system cracks. In Islam, Quranic warnings describe a world where there is no authority and the ego becomes the ultimate religion. Such a world inevitably destroys itself and becomes destroyed. These final days are described in various Quranic verses.

      If a person has no belief, one has to question where the morality comes from. Logic tells us to respect nature because it’s the source of our food, health, livelihood. It’s our planet. All things come from the ground and The Eco Muslim policy is to walk on this ground without damaging it.

      Appreciating the universal system, from quarks to quasars, the Qur’an says be a thinker, reflect, meditate. It’s good for your own health. Respect others, pass the good vibes on.

      Finally, regardless of your faith, ask yourself: have I improved my life and the lives of those around me?

      Peace + eco-jihad.
      Zaufishan, The Eco Muslim

      spiritual upheavel is the beginning like you and me and if anybody else who happens to pose such questions from time to time……just a reminder that it is based on intentions and hopefully we all do pose questions and seek open mindly the answers…..

      apologies to you if I have offended you in any way, i.e. if my writings comes across in any way in an attacking manner or egotistically…but main thing may my and your Creator forgive me you and the rest of humanity…
      yours truly a fellow working human sinner


  13. JazaakAllah khyr habibty.
    I really love your articles, you have explained a lot amd finally found out its easy to practice Islam. May Allah swt reward in this dunya and akhira. Aamiin

  14. masha’Allah sister, ya Allah SWT reward you immensely for such a well series of reminder, Alhamdulillah I feel so good abt Islam by reading such things. Thanks a lot. jazakillah khair.

    • Jazaki Allahu khairan. May Allah sunhanahu reward for your time to read the article and send your comments. Please keep me and my family in your prayers.

  15. Masha Allah,Jazakhumullahu khairan for this wonderful article,truly inspiring and motivating too.may Allah SWA reward you guys for your good work.

  16. Aswrwb
    Just as ustad Nouman once said dont let shaitan come into your heart because once he comes to your heart he will try to become owner of your heart and slowly without knowingly he’ll change your heart’s setting.THEN YOU WILL START LOVING THOSE THINGS WHICH YOU USE TO HATE AND HATE THOSE WHICH YOU LOVE.So shoe him out when he knocks your heart.

  17. Subhaanallah! Beautiful article! May Allah reward you with the the best of rewards, Aameen!

    One stone I’d like to add to your list is SINCERE INTENTIONS. Making all our actions and doings meaningful, whether it’s related to this worldly life or the hereafter. Personally, before I initiate any task, I always (try to anyway) ask myself, “why am I doing this? Who am I doing this for?” I found that this really helps me keep my focus, motivation and intentions pure that I’m doing things to please only Allah. As our beloved prophet, peace be upon him, has said, “All actions depend upon their intention….”

    And Allah knows best.

    • Jazaka Allahu khairan for your reminder. I totally agree if we could renew our intention with every action we do, this might help us to keep focuse and let shaitan miss lead us.

  18. Aslamoalaikum WRB: This newsletter is very motivational as it talk about real things in Life and according to Quran and Sunnah. Masha’Allah. May Allah SWT bless you in both worlds – Aameen. If one works on these these advices, I am sure he or she is going to be successful in both worlds – Insha’Allah.

    Our duaz and prayers are with the team to ProductiveMuslim. May Almighty ALLAH succeed you in reaching far and wide to help the Ummah – Aameen.

    Lots of duaz

  19. Ma shaa Allah an excellent article and it reminded me of lots of effective ways to be productive .
    I present my suggestion again that the ayat of Quraan Kareem and Hadith sharif be quoted in Arabic for ease reference. some of us know the ayat in Arabic and get confused understanding the meanings without seeing them in Arabic.
    Please consider that , And May Allah Bless you all for the great work that you are doing.
    WabiLLahi Attawfiq

    • May Allah bless you sister Saida. I will put your request further to the team insha Allah to see what they can do. My first language is Arabic so I always have Hadith or Ayah in Arabic than translate. I totally understand what you mean.

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  21. Salam’alykum. Thanks for such an amazing write-up. May Allah reward you and shower HIS mercy and blessings upon you! It was a very timely article for me as I was in Makkah performing my hajj that time (Alhamdulillah). So I was able to reflect upon the teachings. One of the biggest jihad is to constantly battle against our nafs. My observation from hajj, the Ummah is greatly lacking the khuluq (i.e. Akhlaq). We need to work on building more patience. SABR and SHUKR are my biggest take-away from Hajj. JAK.

  22. Beautiful article which can be done and then feel good about! MashAllah! May Allah’s help be with the writer continuously!

  23. You make such an important point sister Fatima about feeding our mind good things. So often we forget the importantance of this and read trashy novels and watch terrible movies and then we wonder why we feel so disconnected from Allah.

  24. AssalamuAlaikum Sr, Fatima
    Alhamdulillah incorporating sunnah into my life is something I’m working on, however kinship is still challenging for me. So now I’m sending my relatives sweet traditional delights, such as cakes, dumplings, date-balls, etc. I really hope I’d be able to make it in meeting them in person without depending on my parents or older siblings.
    Thank you for encouraging us to keep up with our good deeds.