Belief

The Cure for Depression

Allah, our loving creator, knows beforehand of our troubles and the solutions we seek. He is the most kind and has blessed us with strong antidotes to the diseases that are faced by us in this life. In His Holy Quran, He has revealed the three Surahs as cures to depression, namely: – Surah Ad-Duhaa (93) – Surah As-Sharh (94) – Surah Ar-Rahman (55). Understanding these Surahs can surely relieve us of any doubts about this life and the worldly worries in sha Allah. The only thing required is a soul seeking repentance and a heart pleading forgiveness from the most merciful Lord, Allah Subhanahu Ta’aala.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Disclaimer: I want to make it clear that I do not own the rights to the information given in this post. I am taking the liberty to replicate the profound words spoken in this video clip of Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, without express written consent of these individuals. If anyone wants their link/information removed, please let me …

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God Molds You

“In order to mold His people, God often has to melt them.” – Amish Proverb Need I say more. Actually, I do. But maybe another time.

The Lament (Part 2)

When I left Canada for Pakistan on March 28th, to manage the Saudi visa process faster, I was expecting to land in KSA within 2-3 weeks latest. I remember telling all who asked, that “this should not take more than 2-3 weeks.” I guess God didn’t really like that boast. I landed in Riyadh on …

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The Lament (Part 1)

I wrote this 2-part blog in July 2014. That was a very emotional year for me… I guess every year is an emotional year for me 🙂 It seems that I am finally getting closer to reaching my destination after all. Soon, InshaAllah (God willing). I was talking to an old friend yesterday and the …

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The Change

I penned this down on July 5, 2014 (over 3 years ago) and had forgotten about it. I still think about that driver sometimes. ======================================================================= I wanted to write about a change in my life. I consider myself to be a spiritual person. Have never been overly ritualized by the norms of organized religion, but …

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