Selflessness

  They say it like it’s a weakness... This passion that fills me with contentment My heart remains void from any resentment A love that suffices every time another heals I wonder what more this kind of love reveals To give all of one’s self that another may know their worth Is like a treasure … Continue reading Selflessness

My Heart Mourns…

  My distance away is not a reflection of my heart... My heart longs to be near again. It cries at its loss. That tranquility within Your remembrance. The sweetness of servitude to You. A life I loved but was too weak to hold on. I long for its return. I don’t know how to … Continue reading My Heart Mourns…

Ramadan Reflection ~ Arrogance

One story that always resonates with me in surah al Baqarah is the account in which Allah, after having created Adam and teaching him the names of all things, had commanded the angels to prostrate to Adam. وَإِذْ قُلْنَا لِلْمَلَائِكَةِ اسْجُدُوا لِآدَمَ فَسَجَدُوا إِلَّا إِبْلِيسَ أَبَىٰ وَاسْتَكْبَرَ وَكَانَ مِنَ الْكَافِرِينَ And [mention] when We said … Continue reading Ramadan Reflection ~ Arrogance

We Have Made Some of You as a Trial for Others ~ Ibn al Qayyim

Allah (The Most High) said: وَجَعَلْنَا بَعْضَكُمْ لِبَعْضٍ فِتْنَةً أَتَصْبِرُونَ And We have made some of you as a trial for others: will you have patience?  [Surah Al-Furqaan: Ayah 20] Imam Ibnul Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said: This is universal amongst all the creation- they are put to trial by one another. Those whom the Messengers are … Continue reading We Have Made Some of You as a Trial for Others ~ Ibn al Qayyim