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.
The former British diplomat, the late Hasan le Gai Eaton رحمه الله said, ‘that while Muslims will sagely nod in agreement when you state that ignorance, hypocrisy and fanaticism do exist in the Muslim world, they usually assume that they themselves are not guilty.’
A paradigm shift in priorities.
‘Facebook is like jail, you sit around and waste time, write on walls, and get poked by people you don’t know.’ ~ Unknown
‘The spirit of democracy is not a mechanical thing to be adjusted by abolition of forms. It requires a change of heart.’ ~ Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
‘The power of people on top depends on the obedience of the people below. When people stop obeying, they have no power.’ ~ Howard Zinn
An Article and Poem about Maher Abdullah رحمه الله (my dad) by Khalid AlMahmoud (my hubby).
‘One of the tests of a good city is the quality of its bookstores.’ ~ Aristides
A wise Arab poet once said, ‘Had you fed every barking dog a stone to silence it, a rock would cost a dinar to obtain.’