Remember and you will Yearn Yearn and you will Seek Seek, then, you will be found And when you’re found then you will Learn When you Learn then you will Understand Understand and you will Feel When you Feel Him, then you will Love And when you Love, then you will Worship
“If Allah brings you to it, He will take you through it.” That’s a life-changing quote right there if you stop to think about it. If you think that everything you encounter in life has been sent your way to bring you closer to Allah, then things start to make sense. I say “start to”… Continue reading Dropping in to drop a quote
■ Story: First Salah of Jeffery Laing ■ I would like to read out an extract from Jeffery Laing’s book, “Even Angels Ask” in which he describes his first prayer. On the day I converted to Islam the Imam of the Masjid gave me a manual on how to perform Salah. How hard could it… Continue reading True Story: First Salah of Jeffery Laing
For a university Muslim young man or a woman on campus faces a number of special difficulties that no other Muslim around him faces. The first difficulty that a young Muslim man or a woman faces on campus is what we call the force of secularism. Secularism is a philosophy that teaches you to remove everything about… Continue reading Islam and secularism–(from Zaynab Academy)
Why then do you call yourself a lover,
If you can’t turn yourself over?
by Carol Lynn Pearson It hung there in the closet While she was dying, Mother’s red dress, Like a gash in the row Of dark, old clothes She had worn away her life in. They had called me home And I knew when I saw her She wasn’t going to last. When I saw the… Continue reading Millie’s Mother’s Red Dress
by Rudyard KIpling If you can keep your head when all about youAre losing theirs and blaming it on you;If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,But make allowance for their doubting too:If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,Or, being lied about, don’t deal in lies,Or being hated don’t give… Continue reading “If”