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The Spring of My Heart

The Spring of My Heart
Spring is such a lovely season... a time of freshness, color, beauty and growth.  Flowers begin to bud and blossom, birds return home to sing their songs, and chilly and dark days are replaced by days of sun and warmth. It is also a time of hope and renewal - of feeling that we too, like Nature around us, can refresh and renew ourselves after...
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"Here I am, O Allah..."

kaaba peter sandersWe are in the blessed  season of Hajj, the holy pilgrimage to Mecca, and the season of talbiyah - that special prayer on every pilgrim’s lips when they are nearing the Sacred House:     A sea of millions upon millions of hujjaj (pilgrims), from all walks of life and ends of the earth, respond to God's call and invitation to His S...
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Al-Du`a Al-Mustajab: 24 Ways to an Accepted Supplication

dua crying(Based on an article originally in Arabic that can be found here.)   1. Make your du`a (supplication) sincerely to Allah Most High, knowing that such a supplication is a beautiful act of devotion, one of the noblest acts of obedience to God, and of the best of means of getting close to Him.  The Prophet (may the peace and blessings of God...
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A Ramadan Dua`

ramadan dua afuwOne of the most beautiful Ramadan duas (supplications) we are taught by the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) is the following: [caption id="attachment_1513" align="aligncenter" width="248"] Allahumma innaka ‘afuwwun tuhibul ‘afwa fa’fu ‘anna.                                                                   O Allah, indeed You are the Par...
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Supplications for the Oppressed

pray for syriaIn honor of the global qiyam (night prayer and supplication) being held tonight in many Muslims communities in the United States and worldwide for the people of Syria, I thought to share some of the following supplications.  These are prayers for the oppressed that can be used tonight and at all times for our brothers and sisters in the deepest of ...
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