Time for another musical interlude. A song from Dawud Wharnsby Ali (a very-nice-chap mash'Allah), called "Will you Hate Me?". It's about living honestly as yourself. You smile in the two- way mirror of my eyes I put on my faith like I wear a disguise You can’t see my soul See the life that I … Continue reading Will you hate me?
Perspective on pain and despair, from Islam and the Destiny of Man by Gai Eaton: "The fact that I am sad does not mean that the world is out of kilter, the fact that I have been hurt does not mean that God is unjust, and the fact that my personal life may have been … Continue reading The Heart in Despair
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said:"No two men ever loved each other, except that the best of them was the one who loved the other the most."Hadith Bukhari
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "Whoever fails to care for our youth, respect our aged, enjoin right and denounce wrong is not counted among us." Hadith Ahmad
I came across this article buried deep in the Middle East section of BBC News online: A report to the UN Human Rights Council on Israel's shelling of Beit Hanoun in Gaza almost two years ago says it may have been a war crime. The report compiled by Archbishop Desmond Tutu casts doubt on Israel's … Continue reading ‘Possible’ War Crime in Beit Hanoun
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "True spiritual excellence is devotion to God as if you see Him; and though you do not see Him, at least know that He sees you." Hadith Bukhari and Muslim
Hadith are the collected sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). In the introduction to the hadith collection, Provisions for the Seekers, Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera has this to say about them: The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) was given an exceptional ability to convey in a few simple and beautifully … Continue reading What are Hadith?