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Sincerity in Exhortation

‘Umar bin Dharr رحمه الله said to his father,

“O’ my father! Why is it when you exhort the people, they are taken by weeping and when others exhort them they do not weep?”

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I never struggled with anything...

Sufyan ath–Thawrī رحمه الله said,

“I never struggled with anything that was more difficult upon me than my intention.” 

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Sincerity in Seeking Knowledge

We are often told that sincerity is the key to seeking knowledge. Sincerity is the ingredient that differentiates between beneficial and non-beneficial knowledge. It also a key factor in the acceptance of ones deeds.  241 more words

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Taqwa

Taqwa is one of those unique words in the Arabic language that cannot simply be translated into a word or two in English. As a result, many translators struggle to bring out the real meaning of the word taqwa. 539 more words

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Say something good, even if you don't mean it!

Say something good, even if you don’t mean it.

This is how Hamza (r.a.) converted to Islam. One day AbuJahl verbally abused the Prophet (s) and threw a rock at his head causing him to bleed. 171 more words

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