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Wants and Needs..

What's the difference between men and women?
Men buy what they need.
Women buy what they want.

What then is the difference between want and need?
Men want what they need.
Women need what they want.

Being human, it's only normal to want things.
We might want something now, but we seldom think of what we may need in the future.
Short-term pleasure is prioritised ahead of long-term requirements.

It's a human flaw, most of us suffer from it. Sometimes in fact, what we want may prevent us from obtaining what we need, and being the short-sighted human being that we are, we make the mistake of thinking that that is OK.

Guidance is key. We need to pray that Allah guides our choices, and leads us to what we need. Getting what we want is always nice, but it should never be more important than what we need.

"Fighting is prescribed for you, and ye dislike it. But it is possible that ye dislike a thing which is good for you, and that ye love a thing which is bad for you. But Allah kno…

Are we adding fuel or water..

Are we adding fuel or water?

THERE is an ongoing inner struggle within each one of us. As Muslims, we are motivated by the drive to always try to do our best.
At the same time, our souls are made up of a mixture of different desires and lusts that can easily drive us away from righteousness.
In addition, Satan, the one who promised Allah that he would deceive and misguide humans to the best of his ability, enters the picture.

(Satan) said, “Because You have sent me astray, surely I will sit in wait against them (human beings) on Your Straight path. Then I will come to them from before them and from behind them, from their right and from their left, and You will not find most of them as thankful ones (i.e. they will not be dutiful to You).” (7:16-17)

With lot of respect and admiration for all of the young brothers and sisters who are trying their best to abstain from what is indecent and forbidden despite all of the challenges around them in society.

In this short article I would like to…

Mukjizat Al Quran dan Matematik

Satu kajian daripada Dr Tariq Al Suwaidan dan terbitan bukunya “The Series Of The Scientific Miracles In Qur’an” memperlihatkan kepada kita satu jujukan nombor di dalam Al-Qur’an yang perlu kita ketahui. Jujukan ini bukanlah satu kebetulan bahkan mukjizat Allah kepada Rasul Nya Muhammad SAW.

Berikut adalah bilangan tentang perkara yang disebutkan di dalam Al-Qur’an :

¶ Solat – 5 kali

¶ Dunia - 115 Kali : Akhirat – 115 Kali

¶ Malaikat – 88 Kali : Syaitan – 88 kali

¶ Hidup – 145 Kali : Mati – 145 Kali

¶ Faedah – 50 Kali : Kerugian – 50 Kali

¶ Ummah – 50 Kali : Penyampai – 50 Kali

¶ Bala/Musibah – 75 Kali : Bersyukur – 75 Kali :

¶ Bersedekah – 73 Kali : Berpuashati – 73 Kali

¶ Orang Sesat – 17 Kali : Orang Meninggal Dunia – 17 Kali

¶ Muslimin – 41 Kali : Jihad – 41 Kali

¶ Emas – 8 Kali : Kemurahan Hidup – 8 Kali

¶ Keajaiban – 60 Kali : Fitnah – 60 Kali

¶ Zakat – 32 Kali : Berkat – 32 Kali

¶ Minda – 49 Kali : Nur – 49 kali

¶ Lidah – 25 Kali : Sumpah – 25 Kali

¶ Nafsu – 8 Kali : Ketakutan – 8 Kali

¶ Kesusah…