"The keys to the life of the heart lie in reflecting upon the Qur‘an, being humble before Allah in secret, and leaving sins."
– Ibn Qayyim al Jawziyyah (rahimahullah)

"Geography holds billions of people in its grip.
We are all born into natural and cultural environments that shape what we become, individually and collectively."
– Harm de Blij, (The Power of Place:
Geography, Destiny, and Globalization’s Rough Landscape)

People are reblogging some of my posts that I forgot I even posted!

And I’m just here like

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http://wayofthesalaf.tumblr.com/post/91807184805/poeticislam-manners-have-limits-when-these

poeticislam:

"Manners have limits. When these limits are crossed, this is transgression. When they are fallen short of, this is deficiency and disgrace.

Anger has a limit: and it is to be bold while being above having negative and deficient traits, and this is the perfect form of anger. If…

"Everyone speaks of good things. It is those whose words and deeds match who have acquired their share. Those whose words and deeds do not match have only reproached themselves."
– Abdullaah ibn Mas’ud, Ibn Al-Mubarak, Al-Zuhd wa Al-Raqaa`iq, vol.1 p.153 (via haakym)

(via wayofthesalaf)


The Virtues of Fasting in the Summer:

poeticislam:

"…And from the acts of worship whose reward is multiplied during the heat is fasting, and this is because of the thirst that one experiences in the mid-day heat.

This is why Mu’adh bin Jabal expressed regret on his deathbed that he would no longer experience this mid-day thirst, as did other…

http://poeticislam.tumblr.com/post/26934576186

poeticislam:

"The month of fasting has now come to shade and shelter you,

Do not transform it also into a month of sinning.

Recite the Qur’an and glorify [God], with diligent assertion.

Indeed! It is a month for glorification and the Qur’an.

Deny your bodily appetites, seeking your soul’s salvation.

"

وَإِنِّي لَغَفَّارٌ لِّمَن تَابَ وَآمَنَ وَعَمِلَ صَالِحًا ثُمَّ اهْتَدَىٰ”


“But, without doubt, I am (also) He that forgives again and again, to those who repent, believe, and do right, who,- in fine, are ready to receive true guidance.

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Qur’an, 20:82 (via poeticislam)

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The golden advice of Umar ibn Al-Khattab (may Allah be pleased with him)

poeticislam:

“There’s nothing more sufficient than when someone disobeys Allah in dealing with you, you do nothing but obey Allah in dealing with him. Place the affairs of your brother when they reach you upon the best of interpretations until there comes to you clarity which overcomes…