Posts Tagged ‘abid mohammed’

Thanks, but No Thanks: Imam Ghazali on Gratitude

By Abid Mohammed  Being grateful is something that we all know is a virtuous quality. Lecture after lecture has been delivered on the subject of “showing thanks to God for His favors.” Articles have been written to encourage us to “recognize His blessings,” and “be grateful for what God has given us.” We are continuously […]

Our Idiot Brother: 7 Things You May Not Know About Your Younger Sibling

By Abid Mohammed Disclaimer: This article is the first of a three part series looking at the wide array of relationships that younger siblings have and from different perspectives. The next article will focus on what younger siblings should know about their older siblings. “‘Joseph and his brother are more beloved to our father than […]

The Never-Ending Story

By Abid Mohammed A man once complained to the Prophet ﷺ (peace and blessings be upon him) that he had a hard heart. The Prophet ﷺ  replied, “If you want your heart to soften, (affectionately) rub the orphan’s head (with your hand) and feed the needy.” [narrated by Ibn Abi Dunya] For the entire week, […]