Unsung Heroes

As a doctor, saving lives becomes monotonous. You often forget just how magnificent a role you play in society. If you’ve ever had dinner with a group of doctors, expect vivid descriptions of gruesome surgeries casually described to you just as you begin chewing away on the next bite of meat…

End of the Line

As many of you know, the last 4.5 years I have spent working on an app called the Quran Club (www.quranclub.org). I have personally invested *everything* I have into making this work believing it to be something our community needs. Alhamdulillah, we have now reached *300,000* people reading over 700,000 pages in Ramadan alone!.  …

Trials: Part 3 – What is a Test?

Allah states in the Quran: “Your wealth and your children are but a trial, and Allah has with Him a great reward.” (64:15). The trial of blessings is to measure the gratitude we show Allah ﷻ, calling upon us to remember and thank Him for what we have been given. On hearing this, it’s easy to assume such a trial would be easy, yet interestingly Allah ﷻ states “few of My servants are grateful.” (34:13) – something not said about patience in difficulties. The indication from this is that many of us indeed fail in this trial, lacking gratitude for the gifts Allah has shown us; a worrying thought indeed! But how so?

Trials (2): More than you can bear?

“God does not burden any soul with more than it can bear” (2:286)

Tribulations drain us, overwhelm us, soak up every ounce of energy within us. In the eye of the storm, it is difficult to see anything other than the chaos and misery that fills our lives. In this time, we find words of comfort within the Quran to help us through.