Am I a hypocrite?
Motivational / Non-Fiction / Stories of Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Story with a Hadith quote / Story with a Quran Quote / Under 1500 words

Am I a hypocrite?

One day, Hanzala al Usaidi* (r.a.*) said to his friend Abu Bakr (r.a.), “Abu Bakr, I have become a hypocrite!” “A’udhubillaahi minash shaytaanir rajeem*! Why are you saying this?” Abu Bakar was shocked. “Wallaahi*,” Hamzala continued, “When I am in the presence of the Prophet ﷺ * or when we are listening to the Quran … Continue reading

Thawban
Motivational / Non-Fiction / Stories of Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 450 words

Thawban

Thawban was one of the companions of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.*). He was also one of his freed slaves. Thawban was almost always with the Prophet at home or in his journey. After the Prophet passed away, Thawban stayed for some years in Syria and later for some time in Egypt. He was also present at … Continue reading

Fashion
Motivational / Non-Fiction / Stories of Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 1000 words / video

Fashion

Clothes are a blessing and a favour from Allah*. With them, we are able to cover whatever that needs to be covered. With them, we are protected from cold or the harsh sun. Imagine our lives without clothes! It would be horrible, wouldn’t it? Islam does not reject people wearing pretty clothes. Some people have … Continue reading

Iftar
Motivational / Non-Fiction / Stories of Prophet Muhammad (saw) / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 450 words

Iftar

Anas ibn Malik was one of the companions who had served the Prophet (s.a.w.*) for many years. He therefore knew Prophet Muhammad’s habits very well. When the Prophet (s.a.w.) observed a fast, he usually broke it with milk and dates. And in the early hours of the night, he would take some simple food for … Continue reading

Nails
Fiction / Motivational / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 700 words

Nails

In a tiny village, a ten-year old boy lived with his parents. This boy had a bad temper. He would get angry very easily and often threw tantrums. He taunted his friends, neighbours, smaller children and even strangers with his hurtful words. This made his parents very sad indeed. When he spoke, he would sometimes forget to control his anger and … Continue reading