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Poem: Turning Back to Allah

Wild flowers and fjord in the distance

Turning Back to Allah

You've Recognised your sin/mistake,

So now Turn Back to Him (swt),

Ready to Sacrifice and Leave that which,

Distanced you from your Lord(swt),

Trusting that He(swt) Knows Better.

Allah Promises and Loves to Forgive,

He(swt) says: "Don't Despair",

He(swt) is At-Tawaab:

"The Acceptor of Repentance, The Oft Returning",

And His(swt) Mercy overcomes His(swt) Anger

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So Turn Back Now, don't wait for later,

Before the Death Rattle reaches the Throat,

Before the Sun Rises from the West.

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Turn Back to your Lord,

By Repenting (Tawbah/Istigfaar),

With Willingness,

With Sincerity (Ikhlaas),

Feeling Remorse,

and Regret,

Intending Never again to Return to that sin,

With Belief (Emaan) in your Heart.

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Keep it Flowing,

Staying Steadfast (Istikhaamah),

By Purifying and Cleansing,

And keeping Good Company,

Harbouring Good Thoughts,

Speaking Good Words,

by Doing Good Deeds (Al-Birr),

and Allah will make your Journey Easier.

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Make your Heart your Forte,

And Allah will Change the rest.

Delete Old Memories, Painful ones too,

Retaining Lessons Learned.

Your Pleas have not gone unheard,

And your Tears are Not Lost,

Becoming Peals of Wisdom,

So Move Forward Wisely Oh Muslim,

With Confidence, Humility and Dignity;

And Be the Best you can,

Your Slate is Clean,

Its Simple and Clear,

Just Turn Back to Allah, Right Now and Right Here.

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- By SisterZ

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46 Responses »

  1. As salamu alaykum, Sister Z,

    Beautiful, Masha´Allah.

    Thank you very much for sharing.

    María

  2. This was exactly what I needed to read...
    Thank you

  3. Assalamualaikum ,
    Very touching MashaAllah..
    Thankyou for sharing,
    Showing the right path through your beautiful words ..

  4. I am not a Muslim but this poem really touched my heart!

  5. amazing fabulous fantastic and superb poem

  6. Im a school girl, got in trouble ... serious and my teachers gonna tell ma mom n dad, they will get so angry and will never let me go school or somat...i pray to allah soo sincerely and cry my eyes out and i pray that my teacher duz not tell my mom or dad.... will allah accept my duaaa...to me as a kid?pleeezzz reply :'(

    oh and pray 4 me that my teacher dunt tell ma mom or dad pleees may allah reward you

    🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁

    please reply

    • Aisha, please log in and write your question as a separate post, and we'll try to answer it quickly Insha'Allah. And please do not post this same comment on many posts on this website, it's not helpful. My short answer to you is to accept responsibility for whatever you did. Tell your parents you are sorry, and that it won't happen again. I'm sure they will not stop you from going to school. And yes of course you should make dua' to Allah to help you and make the situation easy for you.

      Wael
      IslamicAnswers.com Editor

      • Asalamalykum... My questions r not geting submited what should I do ... I tried many tumes bt no..hmm anywy looking forward already m half deas

  7. Beautiful poem. Just what I needed for the time being.

  8. How to log in? Plz Tell Me x Sorry Abt Writin dee same comment everwhere

    • Under the "Log In Or Register" link on the right side of the home page, click the "Register" link, or if you are already registered then click the "Log In" link. Then write your question as a post, and save it.

      Wael
      IslamicAnswers.com Editor

      • Brother Wael, I submitted 2 questions and they have not been answered and they are still pending... I'm not sure if I submitted them correctly? I know this is a question but I'm afraid if I submit this as a separate post then it will be lost too 😀
        Is it normal for it to say "Pending" for a while?

  9. Thanks this website is so nice i think its 5/5 A+ Wow whoever made it may allah bless them (wael)

  10. Asalamu alaykum. Masha'Allah sister, that was beautiful, may Allah subhana wa ta'ala bestow Mercy on all.

  11. Waowww!!!, i just came across this beautiful poem after all these months.. Very very inspiring, may Allah reward you sister

  12. Subhanallah, Thankyou very much, this brought tears to my eyes..

  13. wow, subhanallah what a beautiful poem!! it made me cry i loved it

  14. Masha Allah beautiful poem Alhumdullilah proud 2 be a muslim ... 🙂 truly Islam is de best religion 🙂

  15. Mashallah very lovely. Keep them coming please.

  16. Hi...

    I tried to register but I didn't recv any password.
    Can you tell me how can I do that. I really need your
    Team help..

    Thank you

    • Nrh,

      Did you remember to do the sum just underneath where you write your email address? If so, you should have received an email. Check your 'junk box'. The password may have gone there. If not, let us know and we'll look into it insha'Allah.

      SisterZ
      IslamicAnswers.com Editor

  17. Asalamualaikum,

    Yes thank you very much for your reply. Actually
    I received bit later but didn't let you know, I am very sorry
    For that.
    Now I need help I want tell my problem openly I dont
    Want to hide because I want to walk in right path in Islam
    And want to earn the good things and tawaba for the sins I made it

    Now can you please tell me where I need to star from
    I mean where to write my question?

    I hope by sharing my feeling I will be more relax
    And will do good things.

    Thank you

  18. Marsallah I love this poem. Thank you .

  19. i have done many stupid things in my life but i also done good things but i don't know they are good or not i can't remember my good deeds only i remember that i am nothing more than a humanless soul i don't talk to much because i always remain tense i am good in studies i am good in sports i am fine good looking guy but still people hate me cuz they say i don't have a good heart and may they are right cuz i don't talk dirty i don't go out with my family or with my friends
    Crazy thing is i don't even pray to allah for my sins but sometime i cry to allah alone that remove the tension from my heart i don't know i always remain tense and only thing come from my mind is hatred of this world every time i look in the mirror and say to my self that i'm a good person i want to help people but still i don't want to be a hero

    • Ammar,

      Sometimes things seem worse than they actually are, so perhaps Allah(swt) brought you to this website to help you see things in a more positive light. So if you wish to, log in and submit your question as a separate post and we will try to help you there insha'Allah.

      SisterZ
      IslamicAnswers.com Editor

  20. Ma Shaa Allah, what a beautiful words it is,,,

  21. Subhan Allah. Very nice post. Heart Touching. Jazzak Allah.

  22. This poem made me feel so much better,JazakAllah.

  23. Jazak Allāh

    Beautiful poem, thank you for sharing.

  24. may Allah keep you safe and happy, and make your journey very easy and pleasant and full of peace, light and joy.

    Beautiful words coming from a pure heart, may Allah grant you paradise and save you and all of us from hellfire and torture in grave.

    Ameen

    • "Regrets", I removed the rest of your comment. Please log in and write your question as a separate post, and when you do so give us more details about the situation. We will answer you in turn Insha'Allah.

      Wael
      IslamicAnswers.com Editor

  25. Beautiful poem, thank you for sharing sisters

  26. Lovely peom.,

  27. I think i will change my life through this muslim making poem

  28. very heart touching

  29. Mashallah sis beautiful...
    do more which will make the heart humble to the one and only.

  30. masha allah nice poem

  31. Masha Allah ...its totally awesome ..may Allah shower his blessings upon you

  32. Ameen, thank you sweet heart

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