Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #26

Today’s ayah is a beautiful reminder for establishing Salaah, five daily obligatory prayers. Guard strictly (five obligatory) As-Salawat (the prayers) especially the middle Salat (i.e. the best prayer – ‘Asr). And stand before Allah with obedience [and do not speak to others during the Salat (prayers)]. (Al Baqarah 2:238) We Muslims, are blessed with a…

Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #25

Tick tock, tick tock!  Running fast is the Ramadan Clock! 😀 We are a few days away from bidding farewell to Ramadan! And if you still haven’t done much this Ramadan, now is the time to gear up. Don’t think that you didn’t do much in the past three weeks and leave these few days…

Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #24

Today the ayah that we have, is a reminder of the trials we face in this world. And it answers a lot of questions, we believers have. So keep reading. Or think you that you will enter Paradise without such (trials) as came to those who passed away before you? They were afflicted with severe…

Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #23

Today’s ayah is a reminder as well as a warning to all of mankind from Allah swt. O you who believe! Enter perfectly in Islam (by obeying all the rules and regulations of the Islamic religion) and follow not the footsteps of Shaitan (Satan). Verily! He is to you a plain enemy. (Al Baqarah 2:208)…

Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #22

The days are flying by and we are now in the last week of Ramadan. Subhan Allah! It is like the month passed away in a blink. So gear up for these few days of mercy that are left and make the most of them. More worship, more prayers, more duaa! In sha allah. Getting…

Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #21

Today’s ayah is a wonderful parable from Allah swt pertaining to the condition of our hearts. Then, after that, your hearts were hardened and became as stones or even worse in hardness. And indeed, there are stones out of which rivers gush forth, and indeed, there are of them (stones) which split asunder so that…

Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #20

The Last ten days of forgiveness are upon us. Make sure that you don’t miss on the blessings of this last part of Ramadan. In these ten days, we are to seek the Night of Power, Lailatul Qadr. Prepare your duaa list, keep it close at the time of iftaar, and throughout the nights and keep…

The Glass Jar

She looked back one last time, as her slender fingers clasped around the door knob. She retrieved her steps looking longingly at the picture on the coffee table. Her small world captured in a frame. No, I cannot do this. I have to go. If I stay any longer, I will never have the courage…

Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #19

Today I share with you a reminder from Surah As Saff of the Quran. An important reminder indeed! And who is more unjust than one who invents about Allah untruth while he is being invited to Islam. And Allah does not guide the wrongdoing people. (As Saff 61:7) In this Ayah Allah swt defines the…

Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #18

Today’s ayah is a warning, a reminder to roll up our sleeves and be ready to face the inevitable Day. Draws near for mankind their reckoning, while they turn away in heedlessness. (Al Anbaya 21:1) In this ayah Allah swt reminds us of the arrival of the inevitable Day. The Day when no mother shall…

Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #17

Today the Ayah that I am sharing is a wonderful duaa that we often repeat in our daily prayers. And of them there are some who say: “Our Lord! Give us in this world that which is good and in the Hereafter that which is good, and save us from the torment of the Fire!”…

Ramadan: Ayah of the Day #16

Half of the Ramadan is gone and there is just a half of it left. May Allah swt help us all to bag for ourselves the blessings of this beautiful month. I hope you are all keeping up with the Ramadan goals, and those few like me, who are still a little behind schedule, can…