At the face of death

At the face of death by Amatullah. A heart-touching story… learn from it. This is something that is very personal and important to me. I hope that you will learn and benefit from it. Let me begin by saying “Bismillah.” When I first started University, I had met another Muslim brother. We had become good friends, but this friendship was not like any other ordinary friendship, I would have done anything for him, he was like my real brother.   During our last year of University, this brother of mine announced that he was engaged and that he was to be married after he graduates this year and finds himself

Seize the Day, Tomorrow is not Yours!

Seize the Day, Tomorrow is not Yours! By Sumayyah bint Joan Upon hearing about the death of a fellow Muslim, it suddenly struck me how very fleeting life is, and that I was only a twinkling of an eye away from where he is now. Death is the reality from which none of us can escape. It draws nearer every day, every hour, every minute. So I had to ask myself, if I were to die today, would I have done all that I could to ensure Allah’s Favor, and to evade His Wrath? Unfortunately for me, the answer was a resounding NOOO. At the end of the day, I

The Inevitable

The Inevitable By Aalimah Zafirah Mohammed Graduate of Darul Uloom Trinidad and Tobago   All praises are for Allah who has given us life, the air to sustain us and has made us from amongst the best of mankind.   Preparation! So much preparation. Everyday we prepare, either for a ceremony or a special occasion or just for our routine household activities in general. But we forget that there is an inevitable day that is coming. A day which we should be preparing for. A day we neglect to prepare for. When is that day and what time is that day is not known. It is different for each and

The Pleasures of Paradise

The Pleasures of Paradise …’Wish,’ and he will wish and wish… Allah Ta’ala has said in the Quran (translation of meaning): “And give good news (O Muhammad) to those who believe and do good deeds, that they will have gardens (Paradise) in which rivers flow….” (Quran 2:25) Allah Ta’ala has also said (interpretation) : “Race one with another for forgiveness from your Lord and for Paradise , whose width is as the width of the heavens and the earth, which has been prepared for those who believe in God and His messengers.. ..” (Quran 57:21) Allah Ta’ala has said in the Quran (translation of meaning): “But those who believe and

At the face of death

At the face of death by Amatullah. A heart-touching story… learn from it. This is something that is very personal and important to me. I hope that you will learn and benefit from it. Let me begin by saying “Bismillah.” When I first started University, I had met another Muslim brother. We had become good friends, but this friendship was not like any other ordinary friendship, I would have done anything for him, he was like my real brother.   During our last year of University, this brother of mine announced that he was engaged and that he was to be married after he graduates this year and finds himself