Archive for March, 2010

Seared with scars

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”

-Kahlil Gibran

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Light is light to the one who sees. What does the blind understand of light?

~ Rumi

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‘How many calamities have there been which were so severe and impossible to remove… yet within less than a single moment, they were lifted.

~ Ibn Hibban

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Whoever is bashful of Allah

‘Whoever is bashful of Allah at all times, in all his circumstances and deeds, Allah raises him to the rank of the Awliya’ from His slaves.’

~Abu Sulayman al-Darani

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“Satan rejoiced when Adam (peace be upon him) came out of Paradise, but he did not know that when a diver sinks into the sea, he collects pearls and then rises again.”

~ Ibn al-Qayyim

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Be aware of your own worth

“Be aware of your own worth, use all of your power to achieve it. Create an ocean from a dewdrop. Do not beg for light from the moon, obtain it from the spark within you.”

– Allamah Iqbal

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True Knowledge

“True knowledge is not measured in relationship to how much you memorize and then narrate, but rather, true knowledge is an expression of piety [protecting oneself from what Allaah prohibited and acting upon what He mandated].”

“Study and act upon what you learn.”

[Ibn Mas`ood, radiAllaahu `anhu – Related by Abu Na`eem]

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Worship with love

“A mustard seed’s amount of love is more beloved to me than seventy years of worship without love!”

~ Yahya ibn Mu’adh

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