admin on August 21st, 2011

This being human is a guest-house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, Who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture. Still, treat each guest honorably. He may be clearing [...]

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admin on July 21st, 2011

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. – Sh. Reda Bedeir

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admin on July 18th, 2011

” If you take a child and you throw the child up, there is a point that the child goes into complete panic and then when they come back to your arms they are laughing…that is dunya. That moment is your life. You came from God and you’re going back to God and there is [...]

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admin on July 17th, 2011

“Ibn Al Qayyim said that there are some sins that can only be removed through depression. You can numb the souls anguish…you can busy yourself..but you cannot remove the anguish of the soul without going through the correct means. People try to escape from reality. All they are trying to do is numb the pain [...]

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admin on June 26th, 2011

One word defines it all. It is that moment in time when even breathing becomes difficult. Everything that once was, is not. And everything that will be, is unclear. It’s when your trust has been broken, your emotions shattered, and your mindset has become scattered. With each painful breath you know that if you take this [...]

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admin on June 4th, 2011

Without full submission to Allah, nothing is successfully possible. Any results we achieve will be temporary and fleeting. Without patience, we’ll continuously end up back at the beginning, staring upward, soaking heavily in our own despair. Take things a step at a time, constantly turning to Him along the way, and remember: ‘If one dream [...]

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admin on June 2nd, 2011

Often times we mix our goals and our means. “What is the difference? Any time we mix our goals with our means, we become stagnant, which is the recipe for disaster. For example, building a mosque – is it a goal or a means? It is a means. What happens is that we think that [...]

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admin on May 23rd, 2011

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy [...]

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admin on May 22nd, 2011

Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, was serving as the judge of Damascus. One day, he witnessed some people cursing a person who had committed a sin. He asked them: What would you do if you saw a man who had fallen in a well? They said: We would use a rope to [...]

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admin on May 9th, 2011

When once asked by a journalist to introduce himself, Imam Hasan al-Banna said: I am a traveler seeking the truth, a human searching for the meaning of humanity and a citizen seeking dignity, freedom, stability and welfare under the shade of Islam. I am a free man who is aware of the purpose of his [...]

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