Shukr (Thankfulness)

Shukr (Thankfulness) Literally meaning gladness felt about and gratitude shown for the good done to one, Sufis use shukr to mean using one’s body, abilities, feelings, and thoughts bestowed upon one to fulfill the purpose of his or her creation: being thankful to the Creator for what He has bestowed....

Gratitude to God in The Old Testament

Gratitude to God in The Old Testament Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work—this is a gift of God. (Ecclesiastes, 5:19) Sing to the Lord, you saints of His; praise His holy...

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated on various dates in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada...

The Duty of Thanksgiving

What is the Duty of Thanksgiving and how can it be carried out? In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate There is nothing that does not glorify Him with praise. The Qur’an of Miraculous Expression urges in reiterated phrases like, Will they not be thankful? We will reward...

Be Thankful

Be Thankful Gratitude, thankfulness, or gratefulness, from the Latin word gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’, is a feeling of appreciation felt by and/or similar positive response shown by the recipient of kindness, gifts, help, favors, or other types of generosity, towards the giver of such gifts.  Be Thankful Be thankful that you...

Gratitude

What Is Gratitude, Thankfulness and Gratefulness?   Gratitude, thankfulness, or gratefulness, from the Latin word gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’,[1] is a feeling of appreciation felt by and/or similar positive response shown by the recipient of kindness, gifts, help, favors, or other types of generosity, towards the giver of such gifts.[2] The experience of gratitude has historically...

What Does God Want From Us For Foods?

What Does God Want From Us For Foods? The price the True Bestower of Bounties wants in return for those valuable bounties and goods is three things: one is remembrance, one is thanks, and one is reflection. Saying, “In the Name of God” at the start is remembrance, and, “All...

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