Religion Invented the Afterlife

Is the afterlife a myth religion invented to comfort people from the thought of death? Many skeptics past and present have claimed that religion invented...

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Following Nietzsche, the Western intelligentsia of the twentieth century presumed God to be dead. By the end of that century and into next, God...

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The Jihad of Jesus

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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....

When Can We Rest?

It is reported that Abdullah b. Mas`ud said: "There is no comfort or rest for the believer until he meets Allah."   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1717037681848280

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

True Loneliness in This Life

It's easy to think that Loneliness is about being single or not having friends or being a social outcast. The reality is you will...

Garbage Trucks in Jannah

My boys keep asking me if there are garbage trucks in Jannah. Because they love them and can't imagine paradise being without them. Tell...

Learning from Yusuf’s Story

Allah describes the story of Prophet Yusuf as the best story. Yusuf's life was a series of misfortune, obstacle, setback, disaster. He lost everything...

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