I Struggle with Thoughts of Disbelief and Suicide

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked about despair and contemplating suicide from being a lone Muslim. I struggle with thoughts of disbelief and suicide. I have non-Muslim family members and feel so guilty when I spend time with them during Christmas and so on. I feel ashamed about telling them I am Muslim, because of […]

Is It Wrong to Feel Guilty About Muslim Acts of Violence? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it wrong to feel guilty about Muslim acts of violence? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, […]

I Conducted a Sinful Event, Will Allah Ever Forgive Me? How Do I Assert Myself?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I recently organised a sinful event for my course project. During the end of the semester, I realised that I did a grave mistake but it was too late. I had to conduct it unwillingly and I hated every bit of it. How should I repent? I feel […]

Should I Marry a Fornicator With No Remorse out of Guilt?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I have committed zina (fornication) with a muslim girl who has had relations with several men previously. She did this aiming to get married so she doesn’t regret it. If I marry her I may be able to make her better muslim. I feel guilty. It is a […]

Overwhelmed by Guilt? – Mental Health 4 Muslims

Overwhelmed by Guilt? – Mental Health 4 Muslims “How blunt are all the arrows of thy quiver in comparison with those of guilt”. -Robert Blair Guilt is one of the most powerful of human emotions. It can motivate one to seek redemption or it can leave one feeling hopeless; it can set one on a […]