And put forward to them the example of the life of this world: It is like the water which We send down from the sky, and the vegetation of the earth mingles with it, and becomes fresh and green. But (later) it becomes dry and broken pieces, which the winds scatter. And Allah is Able to do everything

- Surah Kahf | Verse 45



This hadith is very easy to follow with those you love and benefit from. The real test is to implement this hadith with the ones who have wronged you, crushed you, broken your trust, and slandered you. This beautiful hadith is the ultimate test of humility and a small taste or glance of the scenario on the Day of Judgment. 

On the day of judgment you will be standing infront of Allah full of sins and having wronged, rejected and blatantly crossed over so many of His commandments. You would definitely want Allah to show mercy to you, right? So what’s the point I am trying to make here? The point is we all know we are sinners and we all know that the progeny of adam will err and fall into sin. Just like you have wronged others (we don’t usually see this part), someone had wronged you. Just like you would like Allah and the other person to forgive you and show you mercy, you need to show mercy to the one who has wronged you.

May Allah bless our hearts with mercy and instill in all of us the trait of forgiveness for His sake. 

I leave you with this amazing quote 
Don’t forget to
1. Reflect,
2. Learn,
3. Implement,
4. And Share! 

"He who thinks that he is free from the criticism of people is a madman for even the Lord of the Worlds Himself has been wrongfully criticized."
~ [Imam Al-Shafi‘i]


Narrated Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al-‘As:

The Prophet (saw) said: The Compassionate One has mercy on those who are merciful. If you show mercy to those who are on the earth, He Who is in the heaven will show mercy to you.

[Abu Dawud]



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Things you can do to be happier:

  • Go to bed earlier
  • Finish things ahead of time
  • Eat whole-food
  • Exercise
  • Be present
  • Organize
  • Listen to music
  • Think positively
  • Drink lots of water
  • Journal
  • Read
  • Be productive
  • Eat fresh fruit
  • Breathe deeply
  • Go for a bike ride

(Source: icedc0ffee)






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thousands of flower petals covering a town, blasted from a neighboring volcano, in Costa Rica.

photographer Nick Meek.


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