This made me feel better today

The Prophet  was asked, “O Messenger of Allāh, which of the people are the most sorely tested?” He said: “The Prophets, then those similar, then those similar. A man will be tested in accordance with his level of faith. If his faith is strong, he will be tested more severely, and if his faith is weak, he…

Hadith you’ve probably never heard

Suhaib Webb published an short list of authentic but little-heard hadith here, and three of them really caught my attention. “The believer is friendly and likeable*1  and there is no good in the one who is not friendly nor likeable, and the best of them are the most beneficial to the people.” (Sahih al-Jami) “Hellfire has…

Lessons from Abu Huraira’s fingers :)

May Allah be pleased with Abu Huraira, he was an amazing man and I love his kuniya.  Abu Huraira means father of the kitten-you see, he used to have a pet kitten.  And I know I just updated yesterday, and I wouldn’t want to overwhelm my *vast* readership with such excesses as *daily* posting, but…

Islamic Gems: Manners have limits- Ibn Al Qayyim

Ibn al-Qayyim said: “…Manners have limits. When these limits are crossed, this is transgression. When they are fallen short of, this is deficiency and disgrace. Anger has a limit: and it is to be bold while being above having negative and deficient traits, and this is the perfect form of anger. If this limit is…