ahumbleservant: Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars - Khalil Gibran
Muslimah on a Mission!: "Politically Correct" →
“Politically Correct” If the Prophet sal allahu alehi wa salam cared about being “politically correct” by the standards of Makkah when Islam was first reveled- then the message of Islam would not have been spread very far. Instead he introduced a new way of life to the people and he was relentless. He stood up for the Islamic rulings, and he lived by them. He taught us how we should...
Verily knowledge is more precious than wealth. Knowledge preserves you, while...– Alee Ibn Abee Taalib (radiyallaahu anhu) [Adab Al-Dunya Wa Al-Deen, p.48] (via path-to-the-salaf)
Sins need to be burned either with the pain of regret in this world or the fire...– Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim (via islamispeace)
Acquire knowledge, you will be known by it. Perform deeds and you will be the...– Ali ibn Abi Talib (radiAllaahu anhu)
humbleservantofallah: “In the story of the Prophet Muhammad’s closest friend, Abu Bakr (Radi Allah Anhu), is a beautiful example of mercy and forgiveness. After his daughter, `Ayesha (Radi Allah Anha), was slandered in the worst way, Abu Bakr (Radi Allah Anhu) found out that the man who began the rumor was a cousin who Abu Bakr had been supporting financially. Naturally Abu Bakr withheld the...
”Whoever wishes to purify his heart then let him prefer Allaah to his desires.– Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimullaah)
The Perfect Action.
Sahl bin Sa’d As-Sa’idi (رضي الله عنه) reported: A man came to the Prophet (صلى الله عليه و سلم) and said, “O Messenger of Allah, guide me to such an action which, if I do Allah will love and the people will also love me.” he (صلى الله عليه و سلم) said, “Have no desire for this world, Allah will love you; and have no desire for what people possess, and the people will love you.” [(Ibn...
Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq (radiallahu anhu): Gates of... →
abubakrassiddeeq: Messenger of Allaah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam), “Whoever spends two of the same thing in the path of Allaah will be invited from the gates of paradise as follows: ’O slave of Allaah, this is good.’ Whoever is from the people of prayer will be invited from the gate of prayer. Whoever is from the people of Jihaad will be invited from the gate of Jihaad. Whoever is from the...
Ibn Taymiyyah on the decline of Islamic nations... →
Khadija was a great teacher; she has such a maqaam (rank) in our religion. She...– Shaykh Hamza Yusuf (via thebeautyofislam)
”When she is a daughter, she opens a door of Jannah for her father. When she is...
Bottomless vales and boundless floods, And chasms and caves, and Titan woods,...– Edgar Allan Poe- Excerpt from “Dream-Land” (via likerazorwire)