(14:34) Write Your Blessings (part 2)

Video: https://youtu.be/t48EsykFhRU Podcast: https://anchor.fm/quranclubApp: http://www.quranclub.org In the Quran, Allah ﷻ presents quite the challenge; وَءَاتَىٰكُم مِّن كُلِّ مَا سَأَلۡتُمُوهُۚ وَإِن تَعُدُّواْ نِعۡمَتَ ٱللَّهِ لَا تُحۡصُوهَآۗ إِنَّ ٱلۡإِنسَٰنَ لَظَلُومٞ كَفَّارٞ And He has granted you all that you asked Him for. If you tried to count Allah’s blessings, you would not be able to enumerate them.…

Notice the Pause

Notice the pause.
Notice where the verse ends.

“Whoever is mindful of Allah ﷻ, He will make a way out for them.” (65:3)

We’re always told to have hope in God. Trust in God. Be conscious of God. Hold onto God in the moments most difficult to you. God will provide a way.

And just like that, in a verse and surah which discusses divorce – the most difficult of personal circumstances – Allah ﷻ commands us to act honourably, promising He will find a better way for us.

Then it ends. Full stop. The verse ends. That chapter of pain is now closed.

Double Down

The other day, I was watching the news. A reporter had caught the president in a lie; after stating in an interview he would not be cutting state aid, a video surfaced where the president said the exact opposite. In the face of embarrassment, the spin doctors got to work…