Category Archives: Gratitude

Remembering Allaah Much


Among the greatest means to achieve the expansion of the heart and its tranquility and satisfaction is abundant remembrance of Allaah. Remembrance of Allaah has a wonderful effect of bringing expansion and tranquility to the heart, and removing worry and … Continue reading

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Gratitude in time of ease and patience at times of adversity


It is established in the Sahih that the Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallaam) said, “Amazing indeed is the affair of the believer, all is good; if he is in times of ease, he shows gratitude and this is good for … Continue reading

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How Quickly Man Forgets Allaah’s Blessings Upon him.


The scholar  Abdur Rahmaan ibn Nasir as Sa’dee rahimahullaah said about the statement of Allaah, the Most High: <<And when some harm touches man, he calls upon his Lord repentantly.  Then when He bestows a blessing upon him from Himself, … Continue reading

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The Removal of Blessings and the Sending of Punishments


From among the punishment of sins is that they cause blessings to be removed and calamity and hardship to descend. Blessings are taken from the servant because of his sins. ‘Alee ibn Abee Taalib (radiallaahu ‘anhu) said, “No calamity befalls … Continue reading

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Gratitude is based on five foundations


Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said in Madaarij al-Saalikeen (2/244-246): Gratitude is based on five foundations: “Humility of the thankful one towards the One Who is thanked, his love for Him, his acknowledgement of His blessing, his praise of Him for that … Continue reading

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“You are indeed traveling by the command of Allaah”


One year, Ibrahin bin Adham decided to perform Hajj on foot, walking not just from one place to another in Makkah, but also to and from his homeland, which meant a long and arduous trek. As he was leaving his … Continue reading

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Alhamdulillaah


Ibn Maajah records on the authority of Anas that the Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallaam) said: “There is no favor which Allah bestows upon His servants for which he says ‘Alhamdulillaah’ except that which he gave was better than that … Continue reading

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Gratitude


Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: Gratitude is of two degrees, one of which is obligatory, which is doing obligatory actions and avoiding haraam things. This is essential and is sufficient as gratitude for these blessings. … Continue reading

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Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) regarded his imprisonment as a blessing that had been caused by his enemies.


Ibn Taymiyah (may Allaah have mercy on him) regarded his imprisonment as a blessing that had been caused by his enemies. Ibn al-Qayyim said: One day he – meaning Ibn Taymiyah – said to me: What can my enemies do … Continue reading

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Your Provision and Your Life


If Allah, by His wisdom, closes one path of provision for you, He opens, by His Mercy, another path more beneficial for you. Consider the state of the fetus in the womb of his mother and how his provision comes to … Continue reading

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