How do I cultivate sincere remorse for my repentance to be accepted? How can I cure my darkened heart?
In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate
He says, “O My slaves who have wronged themselves! Do despair of the mercy of Allah. Verily Allah forgives all sins. Verily He is the All-Forgiving and Merciful.” [Qur’an; 39:53]
All Sound Repentance is Accepted
Reviving A Hardened Heart
Of the most effective means of softening a hard heart and reviving a dead heart is the following:(1) Eating lawful (halal) food
(2) Lowering the gaze from the haram
(3) Restraining the tongue from sinful speech
(4) Repeat the words of istighfar above
أَسْتَغْفِرُ اللّهَ وُ أَتُوْبُ إِلَيْهِ
Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani
Shaykh Yusuf Weltch is a teacher of Arabic, Islamic law, and spirituality. After accepting Islam in 2008, he then completed four years at the Darul Uloom seminary in New York, where he studied Arabic and the traditional sciences. He then traveled to Tarim, Yemen, where he stayed for three years studying in Dar Al-Mustafa under some of the greatest scholars of our time, including Habib Umar Bin Hafiz, Habib Kadhim al-Saqqaf, and Shaykh Umar al-Khatib. In Tarim, Shaykh Yusuf completed the memorization of the Qur’an and studied beliefs, legal methodology, hadith methodology, Qur’anic exegesis, Islamic history, and several texts on spirituality. He joined the SeekersGuidance faculty in the summer of 2019.