Saturday, January 5, 2013

TOF2012 Love Letter.

Something to share from the Twins of Faith Festival 2012 - a big Islamic event that I'm really grateful and proud to be a part of it. Some quotes that are worth to read and remind us about the temporary dunya and permanent akhirah. I'm starting to miss everything about it. May this benefits all of us in-shaa-Allah.

"To be a Muslim is to love God. In this seminal event, we present a series of interactive workshops and lectures that will address the Love of God in Islam. We will explore the relationship between the Creator and His creation, a believer and his brothers as well as a person and his own soul!"

"Just forgive. No matter how hard and bitter it is. Let it go. Your heart will feel less burden and so much relief."

"When u love Allah, u will love doing what He wants u to do."

"If Jannah is your dream; then hold on to your deen."

"Prophet Muhammad SAW had the toughest 'job' in the world, and yet he wud still stand in the middle of the night to worship Allah."

"When we see someone comitting a sin, it's safe to assume that they're nt doing it w/ intention. Don't give that look full of hatred."

"The masjid is not a club for good doers/perfectionist. The masjid is big enough for sinners and they're always welcome"

"When we deal with someone who has made a mistake, be gentle with them. Don't scare them away."

"1% of Allah SWT's mercy is for us to have and experience on Earth. The other 99% is for the hereafter. Subhanallah."

"A believer is a mirror of a brother/sister."

"If you think your sincerity is sincere enough, then you should question your sincerity."

"When you show love to others, you're showing love to yourself." - Sh. Abdul Rahman Chao

"When you show love, love will come back to you. Always show love, show mercy." - Sh Abdul Rahman Chao

"When you show love to other human being, you're restoring hope in humanity." - Sh Abd Rahmam Chao

"Spoken words are nothing, it's the action that counts."

"One day, our ummah will rise again."

"Love others more than you love yourself."

"Have mercy on others more than you have mercy upon yourself."

"Life is a test. The more test He gives on you, the more He loves you. "

"Before doing anything, ask yourself whether that is pleasing Allah or not. The examples you set should live long after you're gone. That's how you conquer death."

"If you truly love Islam, spread islam, spread love."

"Do your best when you meet Allah five times a day."

"When you think too much about what other people are going to say, then you love this Dunya too much." - Sh. Abduraheem Green

"With your good character, you win people over with hikmah and wisdom "

"The fuel of the fire in jahannam is human being, rock and stones nauzubillah. May we arent among those in jahannam."

"The question now is not who loves Allah. The question is, who does Allah love back?"

"Allah is ever merciful. We just have to show to Allah that we TRIED to reach Him in the dunyaa."

"Syaitan button = snooze button for fajr." - Sh Omar Suleiman

"How many times have we wasted by checking facebook and twitter?"

"Allah will never test you with anything that you can't bear.if you say you cant, you are lying"

"Hurry up! You know your potential but you keep on procrastinating." Sh. Omar Suleiman

"Hide your good deeds, just like how u hide your sins"

"AllahSWT did not create us so that He can punish us." - Tawfique Chowdhury

"Teach your children adab/morals before they learn knowledge." - Sh. Daood Butt

"Sunnah diet - perform ablution after meal will banishes minor sins."

"When you have Allah SWT, you have everything. You have the world." - Faisal Salah

"Allah never lets us down. The dunyaa does. Allah is always there for us." - Omar Esa

"The Ummah is one body. And our goal is Jannah." - Bro Omar Esa

"Blaming shaytan for the wrong things you do only make him stronger."

"The quality of your deen depends on the quality of your ikhlas." - Sh. Abduraheem Green

"Start with 1 deed then try doing more without telling anyone." - Sh. Abduraheem Green

"Constantly remind yourself of the akhirah." - Sh. Abduraheem Green

"The most beautiful thing about being a believer is the love for Allah SWT." - Tawfique Chowdhury

"Hold yourself accountable before you are held accountable." - Sh. Omar Suleiman

"Making doa, talking to AllahSWT is like heaven on earth." - Omar Suleiman

"Allah himself patches your faults, making excuses, because he wants to forgive you." - Omar Suleiman

"On the day of judgement, you either meet the justice of Allah SWT or you meet the mercy of Allah SWT." - Omar Suleiman

"Allah SWT turns to those who have already turned to him." - Omar Suleiman

"A moment on sincerity is huge enough to to be granted Jannah." - Omar Suleiman

"The human condition is not about being perfect. It's about continuous struggle and hardwork." - Abdul Rahman Chao 

"Instead of teaching what is wrong, teach what is right." - Abdul Rahman Chao

"Teach your kids to always look at the bright side of life." - Abdul Rahman Chao

"Change doesn't come from talking, it comes from action." - Sh. Abduraheem Green

"The Prophet SAW made doa for ALL of his ummah in every single salah of which he made." - Tawfique Chawdhury 

"The Propher SAW tried his very best to make our deen easy for us." -Tawfique Chawdhury

"Always have in your mind that we're not gonna live forever." - Sh. Abdurrahman Murad

"In Islam, every single thing that you do in the course of your life is ibadah." - Sh. Abdurrahman Murad

"Men - take notes at the Juma'ah khutbah and share at least ONE note with your family." - Sh. Daood Butt

"So much time and effort is wasted studying a university book which 99% of it is never used afterwards anyway." - Sh. Abdul Rahman Chao

All of these were quoted from the two days event, which most of them were actually noted by fellow brothers and sisters who attended the event. Jazakallah to those who shared their notes online, may Allah bless their kindness in spreading the love of Islam.

As for those who have attended TOF2012, here's what more you can do to contribute. Fill in the form in the link below so the management team can improve the skills to make sure the next TOF will be better than this one in-shaa-Allah!