Fear the Eyes Looking at the sins of Others
We look at people’s sins. We are not looking at the mercy of our Lord. A tear or two wipes out their sins, does looking at his/her sins wipe out ours?
Change to the Clothes of Taqwa
A one or two year old child’s foul smelling and dirty nappy is of no consequence to the mother who cleans and washes the child, perfumes him with baby powder and puts on clean clothes. Only then will she let the child go with a loving hug
Anticipating attacks from Shaytaan, become proactive. Keep away from everything which leads to sin (i.e. bad company, evil places etc.) and be constantly aware that Allah subhaanahu wata’ala is watching. This is being proactive. In other words be aware and alert at all times and fight back before he even begins his attack.
Now if per chance he does win in his efforts then become reactive. In other words take action and repent.
Yeh heinTasawwuf kaa khulaasaa (This
Updated 20-03-2012 at 09:03 PM by ummitaalib
For physical illnesses like cancer we insist the doctor sends us for an x-ray yet we have no concern for the many spiritual illnesses which lie within our hearts.
Shaykh Muhammad Saleem Dhorat (Hafizahullah) said he was not asking that people make immediate contact with a qualified Shaykh or leave to spend time in jamaa’at. To begin with all that is required is for one to spend time on reflecting at the spiritual illnesses like pride, vanity, jealousy etc. which lie within one’s
Updated 20-03-2012 at 09:10 PM by ummitaalib
We have all made our fair share of mistakes (may Allah forgive us), but sometimes shaytan tricksus into thinking, “I have so many sins, how can they all be forgiven. There is no point in making tawbah!” The key is not to look at the sins, however numerous and horrific they may be, but rather to look at the one forgiving the sins; how perfect and merciful is He!
Reminder Concerning Tawbah
Words of Shaykh Zufiqar (written by Shaykh Khalid Sattar)
Updated 23-03-2012 at 07:33 PM by ummitaalib
Three steps toward attaining Allah Ta'ala's love.
When a person daily presents himself in the company of another for a short while, after a few days, love is inculcated. The result of meeting daily for some time is that if per chance they do not meet each other, then one will become restless for the other. There is no need for any proofs for this reality.
In like manner, begin meeting Allah Ta’ala daily for a short while. The manner of this is that while