Prosperity and Misery in Divine Decree

Sa'd narrated that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: 'From (the signs of) the son of Adam's prosperity is his satisfaction with what Allah decreed...

How to Change the World

There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the state of the world. As long as there are believers who remember Allah and...

The Danger of Hearsay

Reminder to self: It was narrated that Hafs ibn ‘Aasim said: The Messenger of Allah (s) said: “It is enough lying for a man to...

Being Zealous Is Not a Bad Thing

The zeal of youth is a beautiful thing. Don't let others tell you that you are "too religious" or that you're an "extremist." Being...

That Allah’s Word Be Highest

The hadith is not: "He who fights so that Allah's Word is an acceptable option in people's eye, considered no better or worse than...

The Clear Response to “Quran-Only” Muslims

The student asked his shaykh: "What is the best response to those 'Quran-only' Muslims who reject hadith?" The color drained from the shaykh's face as...

Hillary Ushering in the Apocalypse

Back in 2008, there were some American Muslims who were hoping Hillary Clinton would become president because of the hadith "lan yufliha qawmun..." thinking...

Amazing Hadith: Putting Dunya in Perspective

Whenever the disease of dunya starts to make you feverish, this hadith from the Messenger of Allah (s) is the perfect antidote: “The one...

The Foolishness of “Quran-Only” Muslims

The absurdity of "Quran-only" Muslims. If they had been living with the Prophet (s), would they have told him, "Tell us what the Quran...

Sweetness of Iman

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None will taste the sweetness of iman until he loves a...