The Wisdom Behind Calamities

Disasters are facts of life and they are not meaningless. If we try to read the messages that they convey to us, we may receive the wisdom behind them. وَاتَّقُواْ فِتْنَةً لاَّ تُصِيبَنَّ الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُواْ مِنكُمْ خَآصَّةً وَاعْلَمُواْ أَنَّ اللّهَ شَدِيدُ الْعِقَاب “And fear a trial which will not strike those who have wronged among you exclusively, and know that Allah is severe in penalty.” (Anfal, 8:25) لو أن عبادي أطاعوني لأسقيتهم المطر بالليل ، وأطلعت عليهم الشمس بالنهار ، ولم أسمعهم صوت الرعد “If My servants were to obey…

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Nothing is Coincidence; There is a Wisdom Behind Everything!

Every day many things happen in our lives and these happenings affect and change our lives, sometimes for better and sometimes for worse. Sometimes, we lose the track of time and ourselves, we find ourselves in situations impossible to escape. We say, “Why did this happen to me? Why me?” And sometimes we think that all the disasters and bad things find us. Most probably you are familiar with the saying which is popular with young people: “When everything is coming your way, maybe you are in the wrong lane.”…

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Disasters: Why Muslims?

Hot dishes and tasty meals with nice and warm atmosphere in our house… Relatives are coming and children are playing. It is about to break fast. Suddenly… We hear the heart-wrenching disaster news in Pakistan. We learn that they have nothing but their bodies left. Everything has been demolished. They have been struck by massive floods. Millions of people have been affected by devastating flooding meanwhile we are sitting back in our comfortable chairs and watching “funny” shows. What’s happening? Our brothers and sisters are suffering and sufficient struggle hasn’t…

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