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Ramadan is Leaving , Let’s Turn to Allaah with Istigfaar

{And turn to Allah in repentance, all of you, O believers, that you might succeed.} [Quran 24:31]
and: “Say: ‘O ‘Ibaadi (My slaves) who have transgressed against themselves (by committing evil deeds and sins)! Despair not of the Mercy of Allaah, verily, Allaah forgives all sins. Truly, He is Oft‑Forgiving, Most Merciful’” [al-Zumar 39:53] 
read: Just a few more days to Ramadan: What should you do?

 

 

Incredible Near Miss of Child as Truck Driver Slams on Brakes

Umm Salamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Good works protect from evil fates. Charity in secret extinguishes the wrath of the Lord, maintaining family ties increases life span, and every good deed is charity. The people of good in the world are the people of good in the Hereafter, and the people of evil in the world are the people of evil in the Hereafter. And the first to enter Paradise are the people of good.”Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 6252 Grade: Sahih (authentic)

Rep. Chu Reintroduces Resolution Celebrating American Muslims

Congresswoman Judy ChuApril 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) has reintroduced a resolution to celebrate the history and contributions of American Muslims and acknowledge their contributions to our nation. The resolution highlights the over 5,000 American Muslims currently serving in the Armed Forces, as well as distinguished American Muslims who are U.S….more:  chu.house.gov/

Episode 07: Muslim Women’s Experiences in Germany and the U.S.


Muslims have lived in Germany in significant numbers for decades; in 1961 the Federal Republic concluded an agreement with Turkey that would ultimately bring nearly a million Turkish workers to Germany by 1973.  The relationship of these migrants to broader German society changed—many put down roots, formed families, and have been in Germany for three or four generations.  Today, 4 million Muslims live in Germany….more  .aicgs.org

As the New Zealand mosque attacks unfolded, the youngest victim — a 3-year-old boy — ran toward the gunman

…when the gunman stormed into the mosque about 10 minutes into the sermon and started spraying bullets indiscriminately around the men’s section, little Mucad appeared to think it was a scene from the kind of video game his older brothers liked to play. He ran toward the gunman, Hassan said. Amid the chaos, his father and brother ran in different directions…MORE: WASHINGTON POST

Meaning of the Call to Prayer (Athaan)

In Arabic, the word ‘Athan’ is to call or to inform. Religionsly, it is a call made to inform people that the time of the prayer has begun. It is obligatory for the congregation in the mosque while for individuals…

Utter Thoughtfully

The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “A slave (of Allah) may utter a word which pleases Allah, without giving it much importance, and because of that Allah will raise him to degrees (of reward): a slave…

The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Ruined are those who insist on hardship in matters of the Faith.” He repeated this three times. [Muslim]
وعن ابن مسعود رضي الله عنه أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال‏:‏ ‏”‏هلك المتنطعون‏”‏ قالها ثلاثاً ‏”‏ ‏(‏‏(‏رواه مسلم‏)‏‏)‏
The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “When three of you are together, two of you must not converse privately ignoring the third till the number increases, lest the third should be grieved.”.” [Al- Bukhari and Muslim].
وعن ابن مسعود رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال‏:‏ ‏ “‏إذا كنتم ثلاثة، فلا يتناجى اثنان دون الآخر حتى تختلطوا بالناس، من أجل أن ذلك يحزنه‏”‏ ‏(‏‏(‏متفق عليه‏)‏‏)‏‏.‏