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Hadith on Providence: The reality of faith is to believe Allah controls destiny

December 3, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Everything has a reality, and the servant will not reach the reality of faith until he knows that what afflicted him could never miss him and that what missed him could never have afflicted him.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 26944 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hadith on Providence: Faith is not complete until we believe Allah controls destiny

December 3, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A servant does not have faith until he believes in providence, both its good and its evil, and until he knows that what afflicts him could never have missed him and that what missed him could never have afflicted him.” […]

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Hadith on Wealth: True richness is the richness of the heart, no matter what happens

August 22, 2016

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Abu Dharr, do you say an abundance of possessions is wealth?” I said yes. The Prophet said, “Do you say a lack of possessions is poverty?” I said yes. The Prophet repeated this three times, then he said, “Wealth is […]

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Hadith on Medicine: Every disease has a cure through which Allah heals

July 24, 2016

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Every disease has a cure. If a cure is applied to the disease, then it is relieved by the permission of Allah the Exalted.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2204 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ جَابِرٍ عَنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Hadith on Praise: The believer praises Allah for everything, even when facing death

April 27, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah the Exalted said: Verily, the believer is with me in every good situation. He praises me even as I remove his soul from between his two sides.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 8514 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami Al-Munawi said, “The faithful servant […]

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Sufyan on Dua: What a servant dislikes is good if it causes him to supplicate

March 24, 2016

Ibn Abi Dunya reported: Sufyan ibn Uyaina, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “What a servant dislikes is better for him than what he likes. What he dislikes spurs him to supplicate, and what he likes distracts him from it.” Source: al-Faraj baʻda al-Shiddah 21 عن ابن أبي الدنيا قَالَ ابْنُ عُيَيْنَةَ رحمه الله […]

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Hadith on Supplication: You must use the comprehensive and concise supplications

February 15, 2016

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, entered upon me while I was praying and I took too long to meet his need. The Prophet said, “O Aisha, you must use the comprehensive and concise supplications.” When I finished the prayer, I said, “O Messenger of Allah, what are the comprehensive and […]

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Hadith on Arafat: The best supplication to say on the day of Arafat

September 23, 2015

Amr ibn Shu’aib reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best supplication is that which is made on the day of ‘Arafāt. The best of it is what was said by myself and the prophets before me: There is no god but Allah alone without any partners, unto him belong the […]

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Sufyan on Patience: Silence on your sins, good deeds, and pain is true patience

October 7, 2014

Yusuf ibn Absat reported: I heard Sufyan Ath-Thawri say, “Three qualities are from patience: not speaking about your sins, nor about your pain, nor about your righteousness.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya 9397 عن يوسف بن أسباط قَالَ سَمِعْتُ سُفْيَانَ الثَّوْرِيَّ يَقُولُ ثَلاثَةٌ مِنَ الصَّبْرِ لا تُحَدِّثْ بِمَعْصِيَتِكَ وَلا بِوَجَعِكَ وَلا تُزَكِّ نَفْسَكَ 9397 حلية الأولياء لأبي […]

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Ibn Qayyim on Hearts: In the heart is a void that can only be filled by loving Allah

August 28, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “In the heart are disorders that cannot be remedied except by responding to Allah. In it is a desolate feeling that cannot be removed except by intimacy with Him solitude. In it is sadness which will not leave except by happiness with knowing Him and truthfulness in […]

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