admin on March 30th, 2011

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admin on March 28th, 2011

فقضاؤه لعبده المؤمن عطاء وإن كان في صورة المنع ونعمة وإن كان في صورة محنة ، وبلاؤه عافية وإن كان في صورة بلية Whatever Allah has decreed for His believing slave is a blessing even if that is in the form of withholding; it is a favour even if that is in the form of [...]

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admin on March 27th, 2011

‘Whenever a rope tightens, it snaps; and the same holds true for hardships: When a hardship becomes too hard to bear, it snaps, making way for ease, comfort, and better days.’ — Aid AlQarni

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admin on March 23rd, 2011

“Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you [...] And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others”

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admin on March 21st, 2011

I’ve sought counsel from numerous people–about me: My life. My hurt. My pain. My joy.–on all the different things I see, I went to them seeking counsel, in how to please the One above how to live a life for Him–not out of force–but love. I’ve gotten the wrong advice, from more than I care [...]

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admin on March 20th, 2011

My Brother shared this with me–straight to my heart Possible intentions of drinking coffee: 1.      I intend by drinking this coffee… To follow the path of some of the pious predecessors (who drank tea and coffee) 2.      I intend by drinking this coffee… To stimulate one’s body for the sake of worship 3.      I intend [...]

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admin on March 16th, 2011

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” ~ Elizabeth Kubler Ross

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admin on March 15th, 2011 || By: Yahya Ibrahim How Clean is Your Heart? Recently, a Muslim sister sent me an email about an incident that “traumatised” her. She came to attend one of my talks and was greeted with “smug faces.” She continues that she is not overly devout, does not wear a scarf but prays as much [...]

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admin on March 9th, 2011

Don’t say ‘I am nothing.‘ Do not say ‘I am something.‘ Say ‘Allah.‘ He is the one who can make someone who is ‘nothing’ rise to something and make someone one who is ‘something’ drop back into the abyss of ‘nothingness.’ قل ان صلاتي و نسكي و محياي و مماتي لله رب العالمين Only your [...]

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admin on March 7th, 2011

Yasmin Mogahed || via Don’t grieve at the stab. It’s only meant to free you. From the chains that bind you to the earth and shackle you to the shadows of people. The mirage of water cannot quench. But is so beautiful to the thirsty. I’m afraid. Of never knowing another life. Different. So [...]

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