Do you know the Blessing of Forgetfulness? TranslatedByAbbas Abu Yahya Al-Hafidh Ibn al-Qayyim -Rahimahullaah- (d. 751 A.H.) said: ‘From the strangest of blessings upon a person is the blessing of forgetting! Indeed if it was not for forgetting he would not be pleased with anything (i.e. he forgot that matter and it made himself feel […]

Seeking forgiveness  Early in the Morning استغفر اللهAstaghfirullaah TranslatedByAbbas Abu Yahya From Saeed bin Abi Burda from his father from his grandfather who said that the Messenger of Allaah ﷺ came while we were sitting and said:ما أصبحْتُ غداةً قطُّ إلَّا استغفرتُ اللهَ تعالى فيها مائةَ مرةٍ‘I never reached early morning except that I had […]

The Father is a Role Model TranslatedByAbbas Abu Yahya Shaykh AbdulAziz bin Abdullaah Bin Baz (d. 1420 A.H.) -Rahimahullaah- said: ‘O worshipper of Allaah it is upon you to be a good example for your children and to race to that which pleases Allaah;In being continuous upon goodness, and being upright upon that which pleases […]

Intellect Cannot Opposethe Sunnah TranslatedbyAbbas Abu Yahya Shaykh Rabee bin Hadi al-Madkhali said: ‘Whoever has intellect and true Eemaan will not oppose the Sunnah of the Messenger -alayhi as-Salat wa as-Salam, no one opposes it except a person with foolish intellect or a crazy person – and Allaah’s refuge is sought- who follows his desires; […]

A Good Endingحُسن الخاتمة Translated byAbbas Abu Yahya Shaykh Muhammad bin Salih al-Uthaymeen said: ‘The goal of having a good ending is not that you die whilst you are in the masjid, or while you are upon a prayer mat, or you die with a Qur’aan in your hands. Indeed the best of all creation […]