Challenge of the Day

Be Thankful

Be Thankful

“If you are grateful, I will certainly give you more.” [Quran 14:7] “So Remember Me, and I will remember you, and be thankful to Me, and be not ungrateful to Me.” [Quran 2:152] Challenge of the Day #23: Every day before making dua, thank Allah (swt) for 3 things that did not happen. For example, thank Allah (swt) for not being sick. Michelle Schafiehmuslimgap.com

Be Patient

Be Patient

“O you who believe! seek assistance through patience and prayer; surely Allah is with the patient…” [Quran 2:153] Challenge of the Day #22: The next time you are stressed out, pause and say bismillah and/or recite Ayatul-Kursi. This is a good reminder that everything is temporary and that Allah (swt) is always in control. Michelle Schafiehmuslimgap.com

Smile

Smile

“And when you are greeted with some words, greet back with words better than it or with the same; indeed Allah will take account of everything.” [Quran 4:86] “Smile, it is an act of charity.” [Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)] Challenge of the Day #20: Smile at a stranger. Michelle Schafiehmuslimgap.com

Salah

Salah

“Successful indeed are the believers Those who offer their Salat (prayers) with all solemnity and full submissiveness…” [Quran 23:1-2] Challenge of the Day #19: Find a new method to help you maintain focus during your salah. For example, imagine you are praying in front of the Kabah. Michelle Schafiehmuslimgap.com

Better Hygiene

Better Hygiene

“Truly, Allah loves those who turn to Him constantly and He loves those who keep themselves pure and clean.” [Quran 2:222] Challenge of the Day #18: Try to improve your hygiene. For example, was your hands more or try to smell nice. Michelle Schafiehmuslimgap.com

Make Dua for others

Make a Dua

Abu Darda reported that the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said: “No Muslim servant supplicates for his brother behind his back but that the angel says: And for you the same.” Challenge of the Day #17: Make a dua for someone that you never made dua for. Michelle Schafiehmuslimgap.com