Tawhid and Ikhlas, Salafi and Sufi

From one perspective, we would never have expected conflict, let alone bitter disagreement, between the so-called salafi and the so-called sufi. The former has...

The Danger of Suspicion

"He knows best who is mindful of Him." The lead scholar of his time of the people of Sham, Makhul (may Allah have mercy...

The Earth is Spacious

يَا عِبَادِيَ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا إِنَّ أَرْضِي وَاسِعَةٌ فَإِيَّايَ فَاعْبُدُونِ "O My servants who have believed, indeed My earth is spacious, so worship only Me."   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1794227240795990

Are We Angry for the Right Reasons?

A man slapped a mob boss's wife. The mob boss had the man killed, not because he loves his wife but because how dare...

Love of Islam or Love of Self?

Difference between: 1) I love my deen 2) I love myself first & foremost & these just happen to be my beliefs, so I...

Pride in Religion vs. Pride in Self

Sincere people take great pride in their religion. Insincere people take great pride in themselves and mask it as religious devotion.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1625463554339027

Where Are You Going?

For some, the entirety of life is one long career advancement opportunity.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1627664554118927

Check Yourself

Every now and then, the fog clears from the mirror and what's staring back at you is horrifying.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1622266837992032

Tempted to Stop Praying

Someone told me that he is in a crisis. He is tempted to stop praying. Why? Because when he prays, he doesn't feel anything....

The Spiritual Benefits of Self Reliance

Of the practices of the righteous predecessors was reliance on Allah and then self reliance. If it was possible to accomplish something for themselves,...

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