“Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.”

“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.”

Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, may Allah sanctify his soul.

An Urgent Plea to Stop the Carnage

To our brothers and sisters in Palestine, Central African Republic, Congo, Kashmir, Xinjiang, Burma, and elsewhere, who are experiencing unspeakable atrocities of gross magnitude, our du’as are with you all each and every day for Allah’s continuous nusrah (assistance) to descend, in the way He Divinely decides. Remember, “Nasrun minAllahi … Continue reading

Ramadhaan Preparation – Spirituality through a Practical Lens

Right about now, the Web will be flooded with many articles extolling the virtues of preparing in advance for the blessed month of Ramadhaan. Yes, this is yet another one of those articles, but I’ve tried to give it a more spiritual focus. You see, I recently came across an … Continue reading

Watch “Look Up”, and then Look Up. Literally.

Take a few minutes to watch and listen to the above video. There are numerous lessons here, one of them being the apparent decline of society’s interest in real (physical) social interaction and environmental engagement. My understanding is that humans are social creatures and a significant portion of our lives … Continue reading