Posts Tagged ‘Success’

You Can Be Replaced

Lessons in Islamic Work: Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI | Part VII | Part VIII | Part IX | Part X One of the trials that workers are often afflicted with is thinking that they are more important than they are. We work hard, we struggle, we have a few successes, and then we think that we have done […]

What is for Allah Remains

Lessons in Islamic Work: Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI | Part VII When people come together and struggle for a cause they have a tendency to focus on the details and materialistic aspects; in others words, they become consumed by the means. The potential downside of this is […]

Introduction to the Status of Dhikr

Excerpts from Madarij as-Salikeen by Ibn al-Qayyim Abridged by Ahmed Mustafa Qasim at-Tahtawi | Translated by Huda Shaka Every limb of the human body has the capacity to engage in a brief act of worship. The remembrance of God (dhikr) is the worship of the heart and tongue, except it is not as transient.  They [the […]

Failure and Success

By Raiiq Ridwan Today we live in a materialistic world, where the aim of society is to gain as much wealth as possible, for this is the way to success. Success is defined by how many college degrees you have, how much property you own, how much money you have, and so on.. In short, […]

Live Your Life

The entertainment and sports industries bombard us with images of “successful” people and present them as idols. Assuming that everything is done in a halal manner, being wealthy, strong, intelligent, romantic, and charming – and in a general worldly sense “successful” – is highly encouraged in Islam, for the Prophet ﷺ said, “The strong [or […]

Allah Loves Success

Everyone cherishes success. Whether it is in school, work, athletics, or something else, people do things with the intention to succeed. One does not enter school with the intention of failing, nor go to work and not expect to get paid, nor fight to lose. The bright side of this as Muslims is that Allah […]