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 21st, 2011

A lesson learned while watching Criminal Minds: One of the Characters, Dr. Reid (24 years old), in an effort to save others finds himself in a horribly painful position and ends up getting hurt himself, nearing death. Later he is unable to shake the memories of the pain that he went through only trying to [...]

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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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