A battle lost

by Umaymah Hewitt The air hung heavy with grief, loss and the stench of death. The battle was lost. The fallen were gathered from the battlefield. The commander of the defeated army was heavy of heart. He had lost over 70 men. Good, strong, faithful men were dead due to the folly of a few who…

The art of shirt folding

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ الْكَلِمَةُ الْحِكْمَةُ ضَالَّةُ الْمُؤْمِنِ فَحَيْثُ وَجَدَهَا فَهُوَ أَحَقُّ بِهَا [2687 سنن الترمذي كتاب العلم باب ما جاء في فضل الفقه على العبادة] المحدث السيوطي خلاصة حكم المحدث حسن Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The statement…

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A wonderful post by my friend and guide, Tasif Zaman ———————————————————————————– Dear Companion, “Do not build unnecessary walls, because when they eventually fall, you will be hurt”. This was the advice of the elders and righteous related by my Teacher. To be honest, at first, I didn’t understand the advice at all. It was only…