About the Episode

Human curiosity leads us to question everything around us, but when it comes to being tested we must remember *everything* is a test and there are wisdoms to be extracted from every situation we find ourselves in.

V/O: Kashmir Maryam
Sponsored by: Mercy Without Limits

The Objective of this Episode

  1. It is human nature to have questions about these tests, Allah (swt) reminds us, “…And We test you with evil and with good as a trial, then to Us you will all be returned (21:35)”
  2. Remember: Tests do not come and go – they are always there, whether we are experiencing hardship or ease. 
  3. Remember: Tests keep us humble and remind us not to get too comfortable with this temporary life.
  4. Remember: Tests keep the truth of Allah’s Promise ever-present and expose falsehood.

Reflection Questions:

  1.  What benefits are derived from being tested? 
  2. What are some practices we can embody to help us withstand Allah’s tests?
  3. Why do you think Allah often reminds us that we will be tested?