Category Archive: FAITH

Is it proper to complain about a disease, a disability, a physical defect, or poverty?

Such imperfections are specially created by Allah in order to make people grasp the temporary nature of this world’s life and yearn for Paradise, so that they will strive to attain it. Hence,...

Is it appropriate to believe in superstitions?

Superstitions are irrational and mistaken beliefs that spread among the people. Some people may become nervous due to their unfounded beliefs, such as believing that some beings bring bad luck....

What does “being pleased with Allah” mean?

This phrase means that people should be content with the destiny that Allah has predetermined for them and with what He gives them, both unconditionally and without any internal resistance. People...

Is everybody responsible for living by the religion?

Everybody, from the moment one gains consciousness to comprehend Allah’s existence, is responsible for fulfilling His commands. Being sick or poor, very rich or very famous, or having a high...

Can one be happy without religion?

People who do not live by the religion cannot be happy, in the true sense of the word, for in order to be happy, first of all one’s conscience needs to be at ease. In other words, nothing...

Can a Muslim live in isolation from other Muslims?

As long as they do not have sound reasons for being alone, Muslims should live with other Muslims in order to exhibit good morals, generosity, submissiveness to advice, humbleness, love, and loyalty....

How should we love Allah?

Love for Allah, a very deep-rooted affection, is a combination of various emotions. This love contains a feeling of submission to our Creator, Who is the Lord of infinite might, a strong trust in His...

Is saying “I am a Muslim” sufficient to be considered one of the faithful?

No, because people are considered believers only if they verbally affirm their belief and then live according to it and call others to follow Allah’s commands. According to the Qur’an,...

What about being persistent in Allah’s worship?

In the verse “He is Lord of the heavens and Earth and everything in between them, so worship Him and persevere in His worship. Do you know of any other with His Name?” (Surah Maryam,...

Who are the people “with sickness in their hearts”?

This phrase is used in the Qur’an to designate those people whose faith is weak and who lack sincerity toward Allah, religion, and the believers. Their sickness is not physical; rather, it is...
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