Good Expectations حسن الظن

Hadith on Worship: Allah draws even closer as we approach

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty said: I am as My servant expects of Me, and I am with him […]

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Hadith on Hereafter: Whoever loves or hates to meet Allah

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah said: If My servant loves to meet Me, I love to meet him. If my

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Hadith on Ghaflah: Allah forgets him as he has forgotten Him

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A servant will be brought on the Day of Resurrection and Allah will say to

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Ibn Mas’ud on Optimism: Best virtue to have good assumptions about Allah

Khaythamah reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “By the One besides whom there is no God, a believing servant is not given anything better than

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Hadith on Akhirah: The Prophet’s astonishing dream of the Hereafter

Abdur Rahman ibn Samurah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came out to us and he said, “Verily, I saw something wondrous last night. I

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Hadith on Dua: Best act of worship to wait patiently for Allah’s relief

Ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Ask Allah for His favor as Allah Almighty loves to be asked. Among the best acts

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Aisha on Ignorance: People fast to criticize what they do not know

‘Abbad ibn Abdullah reported: Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her said, “How quick are people to fault what they have no knowledge about!” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 973 Grade: Sahih

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Hadith on Hadith: When you hear a Hadith you accept or reject

Abu Humayd reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If you hear a narration from me that your hearts recognize, settles your hair and skin, and you

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Hadith on Death: Expecting good from Allah at time of death

Hayyan Abi al-Nadrah reported: I went out to visit Yazid ibn al-Aswad as he was suffering a fatal illness, and I met Wathilah ibn al-Asqa’ who also wanted to visit

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Hadith on Dhikr: Good thoughts about Allah, good results

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty says: I am as My servants expects of Me. If he thinks good of

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Hadith on Tajassus: Only public sins punished, spying is forbidden

Zayd ibn Wahb reported: A man was brought to Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, and it was said, “This man was found with wine dripping from his

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Hadith on Gheerah: Protective jealousy that Allah loves and hates

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among protective jealousy is what Allah loves and hates. As for what Allah loves, it is

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Ahmad on Sahaba: Speaking badly of the Companions is against Islam

Abdul Malik ibn Maymun reported: Ahmad ibn Hanbal, may Allah have mercy on him, said to me, “If you see a man speaking badly about any of the companions of

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Yunus on Love: I encourage my soul to love others as myself

Ja’far ibn Burqan reported: I heard that Yunus ibn Ubaid, may Allah have mercy on him, was virtuous and righteous, so I wrote to him saying, “O brother, write to

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Ibn Mas’ud on Mercy: Allah’s forgiveness will surpass all expectations

‘Awn ibn Abdullah reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Allah Almighty will certainly forgive on the Day of Resurrection, with such forgiveness as has never

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