My paternal grandfather passed away yesterday evening at his home in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania. “إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ” “Indeed we belong to Allah, and indeed to Him we will return.” As I’m tryingRead article
My Heart’s Story: How I Revived my Heart during Tough Trials
“Dhak dhak…. thump thump…beat beat… goes my heart. As long as I can hear these sounds, I know my heart is alive and I am still living,” I say toRead article
“Abi, when will we ever relax?”
I wanted to share a moving story that I once heard and will always remember and cherish for its meanings. It’s the story of one of the great Imams of this Ummah, Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal.
His son, Abdullah, asked his father one day: “Abi when will we ever relax?” His father, one of the greatest revivers of the Sunnah and a role model for all Muslims, looked him in the eye and said: “With the first step we take into Jannah.”Read article