Unending war against lower self

Our struggle against our nafs al-ammara (evil commanding lower self) is an everlasting fight that will only end when we die. Lower self (i.e. nafs al-ammara) always commands the evil. It is never satisfied with sins. The desires for the sin come one after another. Lower self knows no limits and wants to do anything it wishes. It does not want to be within the boundaries of halal (legitimate). If a sin is committed repeatedly for a long time, it may turn into be a bad habit. And giving up…

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How to give up sins?

Sometimes we realize that some of our habits are actually sins. Although we accept this, we cannot give up those habits/sins. And we always feel sorry for this. So how can we get rid of this situation and stop committing sins that have become our habits? Strengthening the faith is the way to give up them. And knowing Allah (SWT) is a must to strengthen the belief. We can know Allah through the Qur’an. It tells us about magnificence of Allah, the severity of His punishment, and His vast mercy.…

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