Author: Dr. Aisha Utz
Publisher: International Islamic Publishing House IIPH (2014)
Pages: 299 Binding: Hardcover
In "The Prick of a Thorn: Coping with the Trials and Tribulations of Life," Dr. Aisha Utz helps the reader to understand the logic of events in a seemingly chaotic world, to comprehend the rationale for seemingly unbearable trials and tribulations, and to implement sound Islamic methodology in finding the most effective coping techniques.
The book’s title was inspired by a saying of Prophet Muhammad (sa): "Every fatigue, illness, distress, worry, grief, or harm that befalls the Muslim, including the prick of a thorn, will be accepted by Allah as expiation for some of his or her sins." (Bukhari)