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Ibn Mas’ud on Trials: O Allah, I seek refuge in you from misguiding trials

January 4, 2017

Al-Qurtubi reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Do not say: O Allah, fortify me from trials! Indeed, not one of you returns to his family and children but that it is included among the trials. Rather, say: O Allah, I seek refuge in you from trials of misguidance!” Source: Tafsīr al-Qurṭubī […]

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Awn on Improvement: Be a better person day after day

October 31, 2016

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Awn ibn Abdullah, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “A man advised his son, saying: O my son, you must be mindful of Allah. If you are able to be better today than you were yesterday and to be better tomorrow than you are today, then do so.” Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq […]

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Abdullah on Humility: Is my heart too arrogant to refuse house work?

October 31, 2016

Bukair ibn Al-Ashajj reported: Abdullah ibn Salaam, may Allah be pleased with him, came out from behind a building while carrying a bundle of firewood. When the people saw him, they said, “O father of Yusuf, your son and your servant are enough to help you with this!” Abdullah said, “I want to test my […]

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Hadith on Optimism: The Prophet was optimistic and had good expectations

June 16, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was optimistic and he did not see evil omens, and he liked good names. Source: Musnad Aḥmad 2762 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَتَفَاءَلُ وَلَا يَتَطَيَّرُ وَيُعْجِبُهُ الِاسْمُ الْحَسَنُ […]

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Hadith on Supplication: Do not supplicate against yourself, your family, or your community

June 14, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not supplicate against yourselves, do not supplicate against your children, and do not supplicate against your wealth, lest it coincide with a time in which Allah is asked and he gives and your supplication is answered.” In another narration, […]

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Hadith on Children: Give your children gifts equally and fairly

May 26, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger fo Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Treat your children equally regarding gifts. If I were to favor anyone, I would have favored women.” In another narration, the Prophet said, “If I were to prefer anyone, I would have preferred women over men.” Source: Sunan al-Kubrā 11092 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Revenge: The companions did not take revenge against the innocent

April 10, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The tribe of Harith ibn Amir had purchased Khubaib, may Allah be pleased with him, as he had killed Harith during the battle of Badr, so they took him as a prisoner until they agreed they would execute him. Khubaib wanted to borrow a razor from the daughter of Harith so he […]

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Umar on War: Fear Allah regarding children and civilian non-combatants

April 3, 2016

Zaid ibn Wahb reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, decreed, “Do not steal the spoils, do not be treacherous with the enemy, do not mutilate the dead, do not kill children, and fear Allah regarding the farmers who do not wage war against you.” Source: Sunan Sa’īd ibn Mansūr 2466 Ibn […]

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Hadith on Virtues: The people of Paradise are just, kind, and patient

January 12, 2016

Iyad ibn Himar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The people of Paradise are three kinds: an authority who is fair, truthful, and guided, a man who has mercy and kindness in his heart towards his relatives and every Muslim, and one who refuses to beg although he has dependents.” […]

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Hadith on Neglect: It is sufficient sin for someone to neglect those he is responsible for

October 28, 2015

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is enough sin for a man to withhold from those who are dependent upon him.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 996 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرٍو قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَفَى […]

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