Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

When God Sends You a Dog or a Drunkard | Virtual Khutbah with Sh. Omar Suleiman

We all know the story about the woman who filled her shoe with water from the well to give to a thirsty dog. But did you ever think, who sent the dog? Often when we talk about why is Allah testing me this way, why don’t we ask why is Allah blessing me this way? Are we paying attention to the blessings and opportunities Allah places in our path?

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Dr. Omar Suleiman

Dr. Omar Suleiman

President | Imam Dr. Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at Southern Methodist University. He is also the Resident Scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Center and Co-Chair Emeritus of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square.