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Will Allah Ever Forgive Me After I Repeatedly Sin?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam alaikum, Is there any hope for me to repent to Allah after all of these sins I committed? My sins have increased so much. I’m scared of asking Allah for forgiveness and I’m shy and ashamed. Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you […]

Afraid to get groceries? Ustadha Anse Tamara Gray on being a Muslim woman in today’s turbulent climate

Each time a high profile act of violence is committed by a Muslim or in the name of Islam, the fear of reprisal attacks rises acutely in Muslim communities. It has become almost par for the course, and the statistics prove the threat is real. Often, women who are visibly Muslim find themselves the primary […]

“Come, come, whoever you are” – Imam Khalid Latif on feeling estranged from the Muslim community

Growing up, I didn’t really have a sense of ownership over my religion. To make matters worse, it seemed like I always was doing things that were wrong. There weren’t many that made me think I could be anything better and I felt quite low at times after interacting with some who made me feel […]

Hopelessness, Despair & the Abundance of Good, by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

“There is no room for the believer to harbor feelings of hopelessness and despair, and God the Exalted has given us abundant paths to be involved in goodness” – this and other pearls from Ustadh Amjad Tarsin’s Friday sermon at the University of Toronto. Support the Muslim Chaplaincy at the University of Toronto by donating today and […]

Can I Turn to Allah Even if I Can’t Stop Sinning?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Can I turn sincerely to God if I’m stuck in sin and really find it hard to come out of it? Is there any point in me turning to God and saying ‘I’m sorry’ even if I can’t find it in me to leave the sin? Answer: Assalamu alaikum […]

How Can I Increase My Iman and My Sincerity By Doing Things For the Sake of Allah?

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: Assalam Alaikum.   Hello I am a teenage girl and my iman is at an all time low. I worry about this, yet I still can’t get up to pray. I feel myself falling more and more into the darkness. I also made a promise to Allah that […]

My Inability to Escape My Desires Fills Me With Despair – Is There Any Hope for Me?

Answered by Ustadha Rukayat Yakub Question: I am unable to escape my desires. Every time I have finished satisfying myself I want to kill myself. What is the point of living if not in obedience? There is no human I hate more than myself. I know of no pain in this world worse than this: […]