Purify your heart if you want to learn Islam

Everything successful has careful preparation behind it. Without that preparation, there can be no success. A good and easy way to understand the importance of preparation is to think of a farmer who has the best seed. What is the first thing he does? He prepares the soil because he knows that toxic soil will… Continue reading Purify your heart if you want to learn Islam

The Honor of Slavehood (Uboodiyat) of Allahﷻ – Part 2

Allahﷻ said in the Hadith Qudsi: On the authority of Abu Hurairah (R) who said that Rasoolullahﷺ said: Allahﷻ  said: Whosoever shows enmity to someone devoted to Me, (my Wali) I shall be at war with him. My slave draws not near to Me with anything more loved by Me than the religious duties I… Continue reading The Honor of Slavehood (Uboodiyat) of Allahﷻ – Part 2

The Honor of Slavehood (Uboodiyat) of Allahﷻ

To begin let me make dua for Shaikh Muhammad Metwalli al-Sha’rawi to whose inspiration I owe today’s Khutba. May Allahﷻ grant him the best of the best in Jannatul Firdous. What I find the most impressive and endearing about him is his love for Allahﷻ, his pride in being Abdullah, and his relationship with Allahﷻ… Continue reading The Honor of Slavehood (Uboodiyat) of Allahﷻ

Become Overcomers – Part 2

We spoke about writing down our purpose in life, last Friday. Keeping the Purpose Statement in front of you ask yourself, “What are the three things that I need to do in order of priority to go forward?” Focus on the first thing in your list. When you finish it, go to the next. Not… Continue reading Become Overcomers – Part 2