‘You’re not to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it. ‘ ~ Malcolm X رحمه الله
‘Fear of God is courage, worshipping Him is freedom, humility before Him is dignity, and knowing Him is certainty.’ ~ The Esteemed Dr Mustafa Mahmoud (Allâh Yirĥamu)
‘Even if a person reads and teaches a hundred thousand books on intellectual and knowledgeable issues but does not act on any of it, then it will not benefit him at all . . .’ ~ Imâm Al-Ghazāli رحمه الله
A gorgeous and fulfilling benefit: performing salâh mindfully better with smooth yet strong movements and postures inshâ’Allâh, becoming more aware of spine alignment, foot placement and joint care.
ACCEPTANCE IS HARD, SUCCUMBING IS EASIER
‘Every gulp of air that goes out in a cause other than the cause of Allâh ﷻ will turn to sorrow and regret on the Day of Judgement.’ ~ Imâm Ibnul Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah (Allâh Yirĥamu)
‘Patriotism is the passion of fools and the most foolish of passions.’ ~ Arthur Schopenhauer
The last published piece by my late Dad ♡ رحمه الله
‘Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.’ ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Kalimat Ash-Shahâdah, ‘the word of testimony’, is easy to utter with its pleasing flow of Arabic words, and easy to fall in love with.