Above is a man known as Tarek Mehanna, a Muslim who has been imprisoned for “material support of terrorism” and other related charges. According to Mehanna, his real “crime” was his refusal to work as an informant for the FBI in the Muslim community. Agents had approached him repeatedly…
Shaykh ‘Asheesh narrates an incident when the Imaam of Hadeeth, the Shaykh - Muhammad Naasiruddeen al-Albaanee (rahima-hullaah) was explaining the different scholarly levels of hadeeth, and Shaykh al-Albaanee went on to say:
“al-Haafidth is one who has memorised a hundred thousand hadeeth along…
One mistake most of us do when we start turning to Allah, prayers and Quran is that we anxiously wait for the “sweetness” of eemaan the moment we start. And when it does not happen, when our 5 times prayers seem forced, when the Quran doesn’t bring us to tears - we GIVE UP!
“Tiga hal adalah kemuliaan dunia dan akhirat;
1) memaafkan orang yang menzalimimu,
2) menyambung tali persaudaraan terhadap orang yang memutuskannya, dan
3) sabar ketika engkau diperlakukan sebagai orang bodoh”.”
I guess something that irritates me is that in general, a lot of Muslim communities see depression as a sign that the person isn’t righteous. Instead of helping this poor person get through their depression, they shun them and make them feel horrible about themselves.