Category: Purification (Tazkiyah)

The Benefits of a Gratitude Journal and How to Maintain One

… “According to a study by researchers from the University of Minnesota and the University of Florida, having participants write down a list of positive events at the close of a day — and why the events made them happy — lowered their self-reported stress levels and gave them a greater sense of calm at night.” When I read this line, it only seemed natural to start a gratitude journal and document the positive events that had happened in my day or week. Lower stress levels and feeling calmer at night? Yes, please!…more:

Roula Khalaf to replace Lionel Barber as Financial Times editor

The Financial Times has appointed its first female editor, announcing that Roula Khalaf will replace Lionel Barber at the top of the business newspaper. Khalaf has served as deputy editor since 2016, with the newspaper emphasising her role in leading its foreign reporting and her work on increasing newsroom diversity ……more: the guardian

Cat Saves Toddler From Falling Down Stairs

Narrated AbuHurayrah: I heard AbulQasim (ﷺ) who spoke the truth and whose word was verified say: Mercy is taken away only from him who is miserable” (authentic)
أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبَا الْقَاسِمِ الصَّادِقَ الْمَصْدُوقَ صلى الله عليه وسلم صَاحِبَ هَذِهِ الْحُجْرَةِ يَقُولُ ‏ “‏ لاَ تُنْزَعُ الرَّحْمَةُ إِلاَّ مِنْ شَقِيٍّ ‏”‏ ‏.‏

The Miracle In The Ant

"Until, when they came upon the valley of the ants, an ant said, "O ants, enter your dwellings that you not be crushed by Solomon and his soldiers while they perceive not."
Read the chapter of the: ( An-naml - the Ants)

Doubting death: how our brains shield us from mortal truth

Warning: this story is about death. You might want to click away now.That’s because, researchers say, our brains do their best to keep us from dwelling on our inevitable demise. A study found that the brain shields us from existential fear by categorising death as an unfortunate event that only befalls other people.
“The brain does not accept that death is related to us,” said Yair Dor-Ziderman, ”…more: theguardian