[Striving in the pursuit of] people’s satisfaction is an unattainable goal, and [instead], striving to guide them is a good deed that should not be neglected.
Category: Shaykh Saalih al-‘Usaymee
So-and-so is speaking about you
So those who have [sound] knowledge of the religion of Allaah do not pay any attention to fitnah – even if the people created a drama [over it].
The Winter night has become long
The Winter night has become long, so blessed is he who does good deeds during it, and misery for the one who does wrong.
Maximising the reward when fasting six days in Shawwaal
The best of the days of the week on which to fast is Monday and Thursday.
Illumination for the heart
The darkness of the night is illumination for the heart…
The right of Allaah upon you is greater
Do not look in vain at your hard work [in doing righteous deeds]…
Taste the sweetness of obedience in worship
[In accordance with the Sunnah of the Prophet ﷺ] it is recommended for the one fasting to eat dates for suhoor and iftaar.
Keep a watchful eye over them
So protect them upon the path of righteousness before they are lost to the paths of misguidance, and [in doing so] keep a watchful eye over them [to ensure they remain upon the path of righteousness], before you lose them.
The importance of exercising patience
And the severity [of the trial] will come to an end, so do not prolong the calamity [by being impatient].
Even if we dislike remaining in our homes
And it is obligatory upon us – even if we dislike remaining in our homes – [to remain indoors]…