Divine Assistance is maximised when hearts are pure

Praise be to God, many of us have the ability and have responded, in as many practical ways as we can, to the crises in Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Burma, Sri Lanka, Central African Republic, and other regions, with our prayers, protests, and charitable efforts. That ought to be the best we can do, right? It[…]

A Lesson from the Isra wal Mi’raj – Ascending to Greater Spiritual Heights

I recently attended a gathering at the Islamic Society of Algester to commemorate the Isra wal Mi’raj, or Night Journey and Ascension of The Cream of Creation, Prophet Muhammad, in whom abundant peace and salutations of Allah abide. I’ve provided an infographic that summarises the main aspects of this miraculous journey: Our respected Imam Abdul[…]

Musing #4: Gratitude in an Uncertain Work Environment

Recently, our company laid off a quarter of their employees. For some, perhaps they had already seen the writing on the wall and knew that it was just a matter of time. After all, we’re nearing the completion of a large gas project and the nature of such capital projects is that when you reach[…]