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  • Saying "In Shaa' Allah" is etiquette of Islam Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it incorrect to think negatively of the word "In Shaa' Allah" (Allah willing) when something does not happen? I so far have seen that when I say "In Shaa' Allah" to do something, in the end, I do not do it. A very few times, when I say it, it does actually take place. When I do not say it, it sometimes does happen. Please shred.. More

  • Feeling guilty for refusing a job offer Date: 20-4-2015

    Assalaamou'alaikoum. Two years ago, I made a lot of duahs for Allah to grant me a job which is halal and easy, and Alhamdulillah my duahs were answered and I was offered a job overseas which satisfies all my criteria. I made Istikhara and all signs indicate that I take the job. But then, I started having doubts because I would be leaving my current.. More

  • Engaging in discourse concerning fate leads to deprivation Date: 9-1-2014

    The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said that Allaah Is more Merciful than a mother is to her child. However, there is a verse in the Noble Quran that says (what means): {Indeed, Allaah Does not Forgive association with Him, but He Forgives what is less than that for whom He Wills.} No mother can torture her child forever. First.. More

  • A cause may not produce its effect if Allaah The Almighty wills Date: 8-9-2011

    Someone says that Allaah The Almighty has created Fate but that He cannot control it. He gives the example of two cars that are about to enter a tunnel that is only wide enough for one car. He says that we expect an accident to occur there almost every five minutes, however, we can do nothing about it, and the same applies to Allaah The Almighty... More

  • One should not worry about foreordained matters Date: 12-10-2010

    I am a 21 year old girl. I have a strong desire for getting married, and this has had a negative effect on my psychological state. What should I do? .. More

  • Goodness in what Allaah chose and decreed Date: 5-10-2010

    I have a daughter who, since birth, has suffered from a disease which is not serious but cannot be cured. I always supplicate Allaah The Almighty to cure her. However, sometimes when her condition worsens, I lose patience and say, “O My Lord, why all this suffering?” and I say other things that I hope Allaah The Almighty forgives me for. Is this.. More

  • Pessimism tarnishes belief in fate Date: 31-8-2010

    I named my daughter after my sister who died in an accident. However, since her birth, my child is always sick. Is there any relation between her name and her condition? .. More

  • No soul will die before achieving its decreed sustenance in full Date: 30-8-2010

    I was unjustly fired from my job. As a result, I became depressed to the extent that I did improper things, like pulling my hair out with my own hands, as a result of how greatly wronged I felt. I would like to know what I should do. .. More

  • Blaming fate for one’s sins Date: 30-8-2010

    What should we say to those who use destiny as a pretext for committing sins and claim that Allaah The Almighty did not will to guide them? .. More

  • Belief in the Predestination brings peace of mind Date: 11-11-2007

    I failed in the baccalaureate exams and this caused me a great deal of grief. One night after I had been crying my eyes out, I saw a man with light on his face looking at me. What is the interpretation of this?.. More

  • Reasons of the calamities which befall us Date: 12-9-2007

    Assalamualaikum ... Does death of loved one considered a punishment or calamity because of my ignorance towards Allah's instructions and committing sins?.. More

  • Fearing the future is defamation to the trust in Allaah Date: 22-3-2006

    Sometimes I fear the future despite the fact that I have a good profession. How should I tackle such feelings? .. More

  • Compensation for trials Muslims suffer in this life Date: 28-12-2004

    There are numerous Hadeeths of our Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) that tell us that the hardships a Muslim faces in this life help him to gain more rewards in the after-life or decrease his punishment in the after-life.My questions are:1. If the hardship that a person suffers is entirely his own fault (for example: driving carelessly and then having a severe.. More

  • Lamenting over huge monetary loss Date: 26-4-2004

    We are unfortunate people who lost a huge sum of money because someone cheated us. The problem is we cannot forget it, and we always feel very depressed. We pray hard but still feel very miserable. Someone told us to take it as fated,meaning good and badare from Allah. Ifwe always lament on why this must happen, then Allah may give us something.. More

  • Teenager worries too much Date: 5-5-2002

    I am a teenage Muslimah who is a big worrier. If mom goes to take my sister to Arabic school I worry that she will get in an accident or some such thing. I try to calm myself because it puts me in a lot of stress, yet since the year before, when I tried to do that and my mom had gotten in a car accident, I became increasingly worried. What do you suggest.. More