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:

I Won’t Come Back!

No photo description available.Al-Hassan AlBasri – may Allah have mercy on him- said:
“*A day’s dawn does not break but it calls out:
O son of Adam.. I’m a new day and a witness for what you do.
Seize me (to do good) , I won’t come back*”
يروى عن الحسن البصري رحمه الله أنه قال : “*ما من يوم ينشق فجره إلا وينادى يا ابن آدم أنا خلق جديد وعلى عملك شهيد فتزود منى فإني إذا مضيت لا أعود إلى يوم القيامة*”