Archive for October, 2011


“Trials are a wake-up call for the forgetful ones, a means of achieving reward for the patient ones, and a reminder of blessings for everyone.”
[Al-asan b. Sahl]

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ثُمَّ تَابَ عَلَيْهِمْ لِيَتُوبُوا ۚ إِنَّ اللَّـهَ هُوَ التَّوَّابُ الرَّحِيمُ

…Then He (Allah) turned to them so they could repent. Indeed, Allah is the Accepting of repentance, the Merciful. (Quran 9:118)

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Oh soul, you worry too much.

You have seen your own strength.

You have seen your own beauty.

You have seen your golden wings.

Of anything less, why do you worry?

You are in truth the soul, of the soul, of the soul.

– Rumi

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It lights the whole sky

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What does patience mean?

“What does patience mean?

It means to be far-sighted enough to trust the end result of a process.

It means to look at the thorn and see the rose, to look at the night and see the dawn.”


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