Da’wah (Preaching)

Sincerity-The key to effective dakwah

BismillahirRahmaainrRaheem

“If you want your words to reach out to hearts, it must first come from the heart”

Sincerity is the key to effective dakwah. Ever wondered how scholars of the past had such talent in writing and why what we write now falls on dead “hearts”? Ever wondered why their words flooded eyes while ours flooded mouths instead?(drool from sleep><) Ever wondered why people rushed to their lectures to listen to what they have to say while people rushed to ours only for the food we had to serve?

Of course, it may be because we employed the wrong methods or it was because the people we were addressing had insomnia etc. However, we couldn’t deny that the origins of our words too had played a part. After reflecting upon our methods etc,  one must consider reflecting on one’s intention.

Where did our words really come from?

Was it from the ears yearning for praise or was it from the pockets yearning for more wealth?

Did they really originate from the heart longing to share with others our knowledge so that together we could  have a share in the happiness and tranquility that comes with it, plus acting on it for the sake of Allah? Did it really come from where we intended it to penetrate?
The answer is within the one who asks..

Search the depths of the fortress within and strive to purge out the darkness. Allow it to be illuminated by the Truth. Verily, its blinding light is initially hurtful. Right the wrongs in your life in this dunya and inshaAllah, Allah will right the wrongs in the next..

In short, just strive to find ways to convince yourself that your words must come from the heart in order to have any significance added to it in both worlds.

Ps. It must definitely not come from a heart longing for love and acceptance from others!

 

Hope this benefits:)

Alhamdulillahi a’la kulli ni’amihi a’layya..

Salaam…

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Blogging consistently #1-Loving it!

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Consistency…the dream of the average blogger…the aspiration of every Muslim..

Having said so, why are there so many of us stuck on the path of being consistent in blogging? Surely, with the correct intention(to help spread the Deen), we Muslim bloggers would be cruising down the uphill road of consistency. But why is it that some of us, or rather me, failed to do as much as take a tiny step up the path???

Alhamdulillah, Allah answered this question I had through a fellow blogger over at The Animation Commendation. I discovered that not only does consistency depend on intention and/or motivation, it too depends on whether the blogger loves what he is posting about.

Wait a moment..don’t jump to conclusions just yet..

I’m not saying that there are some of us who hate writing about Islam, and I seek refuge in Allah from such a thought..although some may feel that they hate it due to misconceptions on what writing about Islam is really all about.

The thing is, it is not the job, its the way it is done.

For example, some of us hate sweeping the house because it is tiring but it is not because we hate tidiness. But we may think that we hate tidiness as keeping the house clean is so tiresome and hence, we blame the way we do the job on the job itself. Isn’t that being biased?? Instead, if we bought a vacuum cleaner, we may not end up being tired from cleaning the house and hence, we may not be psychologically inclined to ”hate” tidiness.

Let me rephrase the above example..

A teen(lets call him Ahmad) has to clean his room. The problem is, he has to sweep it first due to all the late night snacks he’s been gorging on the past month. Due to all the clutter on the floor, sweeping it seems like a huge chore for him. So, he ended up hating cleaning due to the methods he employed to clean his room as well as his narrow-minded mindset that refuses to allow him to emply other methods.

Ahmad’s sister on the other hand(not being a feminist btw:p) faced the same problem as Ahmad. She however, had the motivation to change her condition and hence, she varied her cleaning methods to make it a more enjoyable experience.

Well….that’s a whole lot of stuff to digest…

Do take a few minutes to read it again and again as repetition aids digestion:)

Continue reading the above again and again till you can really sea the big picture..
(photocredits: http://www.moillusions.com/)

Done? Good alhamdulillah!:D

Lets move on to the next part…

Some bloggers(especially me) fail to consistently try to be consistent in posting consistent posts so as to consistently sustain their consistency in being consistent.

Here, syaithan will try to fool us into believing that we aren’t ‘cut-off’ to post about Islam. Are we gonna let him win and prosper? Surely not! Sadly, most of us tend to do just that, falling into his clever little snare..

We who have this mindset seriously need to change our mindset!

Islam is for everyone and everyone has a share in dakwah. True, not everyone can write but those who have been given the ability to write can use thiis ability for dakwah.

Here comes the problem..

The stereotype existent today is that a blogger blogging with the intention of spreading Islam must blog about Islamic stuff in a very philosophical/thought-provoking/mystical/productive(are those the correct words????) manner.

This impedes some Muslim bloggers who want to spread Islam through their blogs without posting Islamic stuff or without writing in a very serious way.They hence abandon the thought altogether.

This could be avoided if we have a change of perspective. The methods of da’wah outlined for us by our Prophet pbuh do vary right?? He did not only do dakwah through words..he dakwah-ed through his actions too..

Hence, as a Muslim, we should not be narrow-minded in our ways to do dakwah through writing. If one does not really have the interest in posting Islamic stuff(and that’s okay!). One could instead be a Muslim in posting non-Islamic content, such us avoiding the use of vulgarities and being a considerate blogger etc.

Similarly, if one can’t possibly write in a serious tone or if one feels it out of one’s personality to write seriously all the time, one could write about Islam in a light tone with some humor:D This is what I’ve come to realise about myself..After blogging for a few years with over a hundred posts and my recent plunging Iman and unproductivity…

I realised that if I want to write formally and seriously, I would have to be serious and formal and if I write like so, my personality would slowly evolve into being serious and my current situation and my surroundings find seriousness a bit out of place. As a prefect which deals mostly with the lower levels, I can’t be serious..They’ll be scared of me. I have to show them that discipline is fun stuff and not all boring.

So, in the past, I used to switch between personalities(serious online and cheerful, bubbly and friendly offline) and this drains lots of my energy..(not a great choice of words..) Though I am a natural introvert who has successfully managed to be and extrovert alhamdulillah:)

Hence, as I can put off being online, due to avoid the tiredness of ‘switching’, I put off posting..

Thus…I now have decided to change the atmosphere of this blog. Inshaallah, I’ll inject my posts with some light humour, pictures as well as a light tone. The posts too would be a bit more personal and I will be tagging them(*phew* finally!). Though I might be serious in some posts if I feel like it..

If writing does not come naturally ie. forced, it will be compromising on its quality.

So, to summarise…

Being consistent not only depend on intentions…it too depends on whether one loves the job or not.

If one does not love the job, don’t give it up just yet. Look into the methods employed in carrying out the task and try varying these methods into a more suitable one that interests one for often, we humans tend to ‘hate a job’ but actually, we’re actually hating doing it. So, if we develop the methods in such a way that we’d like them, we may end up liking the job and hence, we’ll have sustained interest to have consistency in doing it.

I feel that this post has been a bit too lengthy so I’ll just end here. For further reading on procrastination and stress, you dear readers can have a look at these slides I’ve made when I conducted a sharing session in my school based on a productivemuslim talk I attended here.

The file: ae.pdf 

It may seem very vague so inshaAllah, I’m planning to post about it in the future:)

To conclude, the picture above has only one big picture..hint: look until you can really sea the big picture….get it??:D

Hope this post has been of some benefit by the Grace of Allah, where all the good stuff here is from Him while all the discrepancies here are from yours truly..

May He gives us all the ability to enjoy and savour every letter we write(or rather, type out) in an effort to be consistent Muslim bloggers on the path of spreading this beautiful gem for all to appreciate and experience..Ameen:)

Salaam…:)

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This is My Last Ramadhan… And these are My Last Words

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This is My Last Ramadhan… And these are My Last Words

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It is confirmed that I won’t live to see the next Ramadhan, although only Allah’s knows when each of us is going to die.

Claiming that this Ramadhan is my last will not shorten my age, nor will it prolong it. However, telling you my last words will make a difference, whether or not I shall live to see the next Ramadhan. Let me explain, please…

If I live to see the next Ramadhan, I can reflect upon what I’ve written (as my last words in a last Ramadhan), and I can also strive for better, insha Allah. If I die, I may be blessed and fortunate; when someone comes across it, benefits from it, and prays for me. If that happens, it will, indeed, mean a lot to the dead me.

I believe, that although you are anticipating what I’m going to say (as my last words), you you’ve also been processing what you would/may say, if this is your last Ramadhan. This article is my last words. You’re halfway, to the end of it.

Since you’ve finished processing what you would say, why don’t you join me in doing the following, to materialize it?

  1. Take a pen and a piece of paper, or your notes book.
  2. Transfer those words in your mind, from thoughts to written words. So write your last word. Remember, this may be your last Ramadhan, and hence, you’re writing your last words, in Ramadhan.
  3. Share what you’ve written with us, in the comment area below (or click here, if you are reading this from your email’s inbox).

If you live to see the next Ramadhan, you may come back here (to this article) to find it and reflect upon it. If Allah decides the otherwise, we shall pray for you, insha Allah.

This is my last Ramadhan… And those are my last words.

Allahu Hafiz :)

 

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Lecture on Misconceptions of Islam

BismillahirRahmaanirRaheem

Salaam,

I encourage all of you here to listen to this live streaming of a lecture by Mufti Ismail Menk at

Where:  www.islamicevents.sg/live

Time:  8pm Singapore time(GMT+8)

When: Sunday, 9th June 2013

Details at http://www.islamicevents.sg/event/3663

Title: Misconceptions of Islam

No registration is required

Hope it will benefit all!

Salaam..

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Forgiveness

Bismillahirrahmaanirraheem..

Just something to ponder upon..

“Is the One who is able to forgive the greatest sin of all (shirk) at the utterance of one sentence unwilling to forgive the smaller sins in the same way? All we need is to have that same conviction they do when they make that testimony of faith.”

-http://www.suhaibwebb.com/ummah/converts/change/

Salaam:)

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How to react to the ‘Innocence of Muslims’ film

Bismillah Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem

Alhamdulillah, all praises be to Allah, for giving me the time to post.

As we all know, some irresponsible and inconsiderate islamophobes have recently made a lewd film about our beloved Prophet PBUH which as we all know, including the non-Muslims, are all lies.

The question is: How do we react?

As I said, most people know that this film is nonsensical and utterly preposterous. It is a joke. Nobody believes in its contents as it is illogical and just plain ridiculous.

Firstly, we must look at our intention. Why do we react?

1) To defend our Prophet PBUH and Islam

2) To show the public that Muslims won’t tolerate humiliation and would readily defend their honour

3) To show the public that Muslims aren’t weak

Back to the first question.

As we know this film is ridiculous and nobody is believing it, why would we have to defend Islam and The Prophet pbuh as the person in the video is just ‘said’ by the producers to be Muhammad. Everyone knows that the person in the video isn’t Muhammad. Its a joke upon them.

What should we do?

Let me give you a scenario…

A person is being disturbed by his some other people who are calling him stupid but in reality, he is the smartest student in his whole form and the people disturbing him know it. If he knows this fact, why would he lash out and them and be angry or defend his honour when what they say won’t effect what people think or say about him at all?

From another perspective, lets say you are 6 years old and have a younger sibling. It is human nature for you to keep on irritating/teasing your younger sibling if he cries/complains/get annoyed or angry every time you do so. If your younger sibling ignores you, you will get bored and eventually stop.

A person who stays calm and is patient when is disturbed will attract positive attention while a person who erupts will attract negative attention.

This is because anger is the expected and wanted reaction from the disturb-ers or in reality, the film producers. They want Muslims to riot, hurt and lose themselves in anger so that 1) the Syaithaan inside them will be happy and 2) Islam is defamed and labeled as violent.

If on the other hand, Muslims stay calm and patient, they will attract attraction from the public. The public would be wondering why are Muslims patient, how can they be patient and eventually, what makes them patient.

They will try to find answers out of curiosity and wanting to find the Truth and behold, if Allah Almighty guides them, they will be guided to Islam.

The patient won’t be considered weak,

Hadith – Sahih Al-Bukhari 8.135, Narrated Abu Huraira, r.a.

Allah’s Apostle Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him said, “The strong is not the one who overcomes the people by his strength, but the strong is the one who controls himself while in anger.”

ie. being patient

So, to sum it all up, Allah Ta’aalaa says:

“And the slaves of the Most Beneficent (Allah) are those who walk on the earth in humility and sedateness, and when the foolish address them (with bad words) they reply back with mild words of gentleness.(salaaman)“25:63

and

Narrated by A’isyah RadiyaAllahu Anhaa:

The Jews used to greet the Prophet by saying, “As-Samu ‘Alaika (i.e., death be upon you), so I understood what they said, and I said to them, “As-Samu ‘alaikum wal-la’na (i.e. Death and Allah’s Curse be upon you).” The Prophet said, “Be gentle and calm, O `Aisha, as Allah likes gentleness in all affairs.” I said, “O Allah’s Prophet! Didn’t you hear what they said?” He said, “Didn’t you hear me answering them back by saying, ‘Alaikum (i.e., the same be upon you)?”

Even Rasulullah pbuh didn’t react with anger when he was insulted, and he told A’isyah to be gentle and calm when she defended The Prophet pbuh with harshness.

Thus, in my opinion, the producers of the film are foolish. Don’t waste our precious time arguing with them as it is useless as they themselves know the Truth but are unwilling to accept it as they have allowed the Dunya and Shaithaan to fill their hearts.

Instead, spread Islam by being patient and peaceful and by living Islam, the only True way of life.

One more thing, if one really loves the Prophet pbuh, won’t it be much much more important to follow his sunnah and orders first? It is useless if one shows any reaction in defending our Prophet pbuh if he himself disrespect the Prophet pbuh by not obeying his orders which are actually from Allah.’

All the good here is from Allah, while all the discrepancies are from His weak slave..

Loving Islam always inshaAllah,

WasSalaam A’laykum:)

 

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Procrastination

In the name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful

Assalamu’alaikum

I’ve not been blogging lately and this is because of a disease called ‘procrastination’.

“In psychology, procrastination refers to the act of replacing high-priority actions with tasks of lower priority, or doing something from which one derives enjoyment, and thus putting off important tasks to a later time.”

According to Sigmund Freud, humans tend to procrastinate  as they want to avoid negative emotions and prefer handing off a stressful task until a further date is enjoyable.

Look at the bolded phrase. it could be rephrased as ‘Doing something from which brings less enjoyment’. A job has less enjoyment when there is a job that is more enjoyable, such as watching television (some coffee shop talk show), gossiping etc.

But do we really enjoy those things, or are they ‘coated’ with enjoyment by the coating expert, Shaithaan the Accursed?

Allah Almighty has said

“[Iblees] said, “My Lord, because You have put me in error, I will surely make [disobedience] attractive to them on earth, and I will mislead them all; Except, among them, Your chosen servants.” 15:39-40

According to those who have tasted the sweetness of Iman, the ‘enjoyment’ in this world is nothing.

So, where do our priorities lie, in this temporary dunya, or in the eternal Akhirah? In Syaithaan the Despicable, Arrogant, Treacherous, Spiteful, Accursed…and the horrifyingly bad and evil list goes on; or in Allah Almighty, Our Beloved Creator, The Most Merciful, The Most Gracious, The Forgiving, The Loving, The Gentle, The Compassionate, The Kind, The Sustainer…and many other great and amazing attributes?

We have to fight this so called ‘enjoyment’ in dunya so as to achieve real enjoyment in both worlds.

Allah Almighty said

“But perhaps you hate a thing and it is good for you; and perhaps you love a thing and it is bad for you. And Allah Knows, while you know not.” 2:216

Allah Almighty knows that prayer, fasting, preaching Islam is good and enjoyable for us humans if done the right way. The only problem is Syaithaan the Accursed. He has vowed to make us humans astray, except the Chosen Ones, who are the Sincere and Devoted towards Allah Almighty.

To be sincere to Allah, we must first be sincere to ourselves. Ask ourselves: “Why am I doing this? What do I hope to achieve?” and never ever lie to ourselves and make excuses for ourselves to ourselves such as ‘I am busy right now’ and ‘I’ll do it better when I have more time’ as the truth is, how can you be sure that that time comes? .

Only then can we be sincere to The Almighty, which means we be devoted do righteous deeds only for His sake with no other partners for Him.

With sincerity and devotion, InshaAllah, we will become the Chosen Ones that Shaithaan could not touch and thus avoid the procrastination of good deeds such as Da’wah:)

Note: This does not mean we couldn’t enjoy in this dunya and be super serious about everything. Even Our Prophet Muhammad PBUH used to joke with his companions. But as Allah Almighty said

“But seek, through that which Allah has given you, the home of the Hereafter; and [yet], do not forget your share of the world. And do good as Allah has done good to you. And desire not corruption in the land. Indeed, Allah does not like corrupters.” 28:77

So we can understand from the above verse that
1) Our enjoyment in this world should not go against any Islamic principle
2) Islam is Moderate; “And thus we have made you a justly balanced community…” 2:143-Allah Almighty
3) We should not be too too too absorbed in the Akhirah by not looking after our responsibilities in this Dunya and forgetting our second purpose in this world, which is, being a vicegerent of The Almighty in this Dunya. (The first one is to worship Allah Almighty)—Please comment on this point as I don’t think I phrased what is in my mind correctly here.
4) Allah Our Creator ALWAYS comes first
So, my point is,
With Allah The Great
Never Procrastinate!
Remember,
“O you who have believed, if you support* Allah (Spread Islam) , He will support you and plant firmly your feet.” 47:7-Allah The Great
*This does not show Allah Almighty’s weakness, rather His Mercy on creating us and sending us to Earth as vicegerents.
Let us unite in declaring the oneness of Allah Almighty and fight against our lower self(nafs) and Shaithaan the Accursed. United we stand, divided we fall. Pray for ourselves and each other for Allah Almighty to support us and plant firmly our feet on His straight path. Pray also to be given strength and the ability to overcome any challenges in our path to spread His Religion. (Procrastination is such a challenge)
Everything good here is from The Almighty and all the bad here is from my weak self that Allah has clearly shown mercy on by making me a Muslim and by allowing me to call Him ‘My God, My Sole Creator’
Salaam
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Forgiveness: The glue for a broken heart

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In The name of Allah,The Most Merciful,The Most gracious

Forgiveness: the Glue for a Broken Heart

Crash.

Bang.

Smash.

‘What was that?!

That was the sound of a once sound heart, shattering into a million pieces. Imagine you are the person carrying that heart: covered in pain and soaked in tears. Maybe you don’t have to imagine, because maybe that is your heart.

We are the broken-hearted.

Betrayal, oppression, deception, whatever it may be that happened to us—the result is the same, a broken heart at the hand of a human. A broken heart that feels like it can never be fixed, and it was entirely someone else’s fault. It would be enough if they had just hurt us, and all we had to do is deal with the pain that came from their actions, but no. Rather, the hurt, the pain, the brokenness…it brought out the worst in us, allowing us to see our own faults…

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Ways to Da’wah from Surah Taha

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Gracious.

I apologise for not keeping my promise to post at least 2 posts per week. InshaAllah, I’ll make up for it this week as I am having my one week term break.

Today’s post is going to be about how to relay Islam to Non-Muslims Musa style. (All verses quoted are from Surah Taha unless stated otherwise)

Ways of da’wah…(A small meagre glimpse into the deep wisdom of the Quran)

1) Always pray to Allah Almighty to aid you in your quest (From Surah Taha, verses 25-28)

 

20:25
25) [Moses] said, “My Lord, expand for me my breast [with assurance]
20:26
26) And ease for me my task
20:27
27) And untie the knot from my tongue
20:28
28) That they may understand my speech.
2) Do not do this alone. A helper is needed. A preacher to Islam needs support   from others. Pray to Allah to provide you with this helper. This also teaches us to be non-arrogant in our quest. Always ask for help when you need it, even if you think you don’t, you still need it. We aren’t the only ones made responsible for this task to preach Islam.
From Surah Taha verse 29-32
20:29
And appoint for me a minister from my family –
20:30
Aaron, my brother.
20:31
Increase through him my strength.
20:32
And let him share my task
3) Purify your intention. Remember, it is only for Allah Almighty, to gain His approval and to glorify Him. Also remember that He is always watching you, guiding you in your efforts. This also means that He knows if you sin or if you are insincere.
Surah Taha, verse 33-35
20:33
That we may exalt You much
20:34
And remember You much.
20:35
Indeed, You are of us ever Seeing.”
4) Never doubt even for an instance that your pleas go unheard and unanswered. This is evident in the next verse of the Surah Taha and also in Surah AlBaqarah, verse 186.
Surah Taha
20:36
[ Allah ] said, “You have been granted your request, O Moses.
Surah AlBaqarah
2:186
And when My servants ask you, [O Muhammad], concerning Me – indeed I am near. I respond to the invocation of the supplicant when he calls upon Me. So let them respond to Me [by obedience] and believe in Me that they may be [rightly] guided.
4) Never forget Allah’s blessings and favours upon you. Allah Almighty reminded Prophet Musa (as) in the Quran of the favours upon him, which are among them: (From Surah Taha)
20:37
And We had already conferred favor upon you another time,
20:38
When We inspired to your mother what We inspired,
20:39
[Saying], ‘Cast him into the chest and cast it into the river, and the river will throw it onto the bank; there will take him an enemy to Me and an enemy to him.’ And I bestowed upon you love from Me that you would be brought up under My eye.
20:40

[And We favored you] when your sister went and said, ‘Shall I direct you to someone who will be responsible for him?’ So We restored you to your mother that she might be content and not grieve. And you killed someone, but We saved you from retaliation and tried you with a [severe] trial. And you remained [some] years among the people of Madyan. Then you came [here] at the decreed time, O Moses.

5) We are made to spread Islam, we are nothing but a creation created by the creator, not that we are needed by Him as said in Surah Adh-Dhariyat, verse 55-58.
51:55
And remind, for indeed, the reminder benefits the believers.
51:56
And I did not create the jinn and mankind except to worship Me.
51:57
I do not want from them any provision, nor do I want them to feed Me.
51:58
Indeed, it is Allah who is the [continual] Provider, the firm possessor of strength.
and in Surah Taha,
20:41
And I produced you for Myself.
FYI: The verses before these verses tells the Prophet pbuh that he was not to be blamed if the people did not listen to him, as his task is only to remind.
 In an earlier verse, Allah Almighty said in Surah Taha,
20:13

And I have chosen you, so listen to what is revealed [to you].

This means that as chosen ones, preachers to Islam must execute this responsibility given to them by their Creator, that is to spread Islam.
6) A preacher to Islam must always have Allah Almighty in his heart, he must never forget or neglect remembrance of The One who has our hearts in between his fingers (figure of speech).
20:42

Go, you and your brother, with My signs and do not slacken in My remembrance.
7) Most importantly, a preacher to Islam must never ever mock, tease, be rude  etc. towards the one that he is preaching to. Even if he/she had said something bad/rude towards us or Islam, we must be patient as this is a test from Allah Almighty to see whether we are patient in spreading His religion or not. As said in Surah Muhammad verse 31,
47:31

And We will surely test you until We make evident those who strive among you [for the cause of Allah ] and the patient, and We will test your affairs.
With patience, InshaAllah, we will be rewarded with success in our affairs in both words InshaAllah.
A preacher also has to preach with gentleness so that the preached to will be reminded and fear the Only One that deserves to be feared.
20:44

And speak to him with gentle speech that perhaps he may be reminded or fear [ Allah ].”
8) Remember that Allah Almighty is always with you, so don’t be scared of what the preached to might do to you, as all matters return to Allah Almighty.
20:45
They said, “Our Lord, indeed we are afraid that he will hasten [punishment] against us or that he will transgress.”
20:46
[ Allah ] said, “Fear not. Indeed, I am with you both; I hear and I see.
9) Upon us is only to preach, the outcome lies with Allah, the Turner of Hearts.
 As Allah had said in His Holy Book,
“.. upon you is only the [duty of] notification, and upon Us is the account…”
Surah Ar-Ra’ad, verse 40.
Don’t be sad or depressed when people do not accept your da’wah, as in the end, all affairs is up to Allah, the Disposer of affairs. We plan, He decides.
10) Most importantly, our foundation of Islam must be correct before we preach. This is evident when Allah Almighty told Prophet Musa (as) about the Oneness of Allah, the Only One that deserves the right to be worshipped, and that the Hour is coming, and nobody knows that but Allah Almighty himself and not to let those who do not believe in the Hour and who follows his worldly desires and lusts sway us from the Path to Eternal Salvation.
20:14
Surely I am Allah, there is no god but I, therefore serve Me and keep up prayer for My remembrance:
20:15

Surely the hour is coming– I am about to make it manifest– so that every soul may be rewarded as it strives:

20:16

Therefore let not him who believes not in it and follows his low desires turn you away from it so that you should perish;
From all the above ten points, it is evident how much we can get just from lightly pondering upon the verses of the Holy Quran. Imagine what we might achieve when we ponder deeply into this Glorious Words of our Beloved…
Lastly, all the good and beneficial above is from Allah Almighty while all the mistakes are from me, the weak and imperfect slave of the Master of all.
Wassalaam…
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