“I advise every young person, and everyone older, to dedicate a portion of the night in his house, speaking privately to his Lord. By praying what he is able to pray, and in doing so, one should strive to be consistent, even if that means doing little.”—
Advice To The Muslim Youth al-‘Allammah Sālih bin Muhammad Luhaydan حفظه الله
I am exhausted from navigating all the spaces in life. Between places, things, people. I am tired of thinking always of the best way. The best path, best words, best thing to do. And people are not easy.
Talking is not easy. Learning and breaking and trusting is not easy. It is all mountains and…
“When you turn back to God, you feel ashamed. Ashamed to be asking forgiveness of a sin you’re not sure if you can stay away from. Except, you still ask. You still ask, because you know that your Lord is the Most Merciful. That no one can understand what you feel, except Him. You turn back and ask for forgiveness because unlike those in this world, God will always be by your side.”—(via islamicrays) 💜 (via dawahforallah)
“Exercise justice between your ears and your mouth. The only reason you were blessed with one mouth and two ears is so you could listen more than you speak.”—Abu Darda رضي الله عنه (via hear-the-heartbeat)
“.تَمَزَّقْتُ عِدَّةَ مَراتّ
هذا مَا يَدُلُ عَنّي شَيْأً
أَنَّنِي اَعِيشُ في
i fell apart many times.
what does that say about me
i live through
wars.”—nayyirah waheed (via inderacinable)
“O God, fill this month (Ramadan) with our worship of You, adorn its times with our obedience toward You, help us during its daytime with its fast, and in its night with prayer and pleading toward You, humility toward You, and lowliness before You, so that its daytime may not bear witness against our heedlessness, nor its night against our neglect.”—Imam Sajjad’s (a) supplication for the coming of the month of Ramadan (via thelittlephilosopher)