Monday, April 18, 2005


Ayahs of the Day:
All that has been promised unto you will come to pass, nor can you frustrate it (in the least bit). Say: "O my people! Do whatever you can; I will do (my part); Soon will you know who it is whose end will be (best
) in the Hereafter; It is certain that the wrong doers will not prosper. [6: 134,135]

Hadith of the Day:
The affair of the believer is amazing in that it is always good for him and this is true only for a believer. If something joyful comes to him, he gives thanks and that it is good for him. If something harmful comes to him, he is patient and that is good for him. [Muslin]

Wise Quote of the Day:
Keep not the company of someone whose state does not awaken you and whose words do not direct you to Allah. [Ibn Ataillah]

Guidance of the Day:
Whatever acts of goodness you are able to do, you must do. should you have to choose, then choose the better and more perfect one. With regard to what you are unable to do, you should have a sincere intention to do it whenever it becomes possible.

Some good things carry no risks whether at their beginnings or ends, for example, acquiring beneficial knowledge, multiplying supererogatory devotions, such as Prayers and Fasts, and similar things. These you must strive for and diligently seek in any manner you can.

Other good things carry risks and one fears for those who are exposed to them lest they fall into certain kinds of evil and prohibited things. Examples of these are positions of power and positions of wealth. These should be avoided and not chased by men of intelligence and wisdom, for if chased until obtained, they may destroy them, as has happened to many people who exposed themselves to such dangers and then lost both their religion and their worldly goods and fell into a state which brought upon them the wrath of their Lord.

It is sufficient for you as far as these things are concerned, to have between yourself and God the Exalted the intention that if you ever become established in such a position, you will agree only to assume it only for His sake and will behave according to his good pleasure, and do in a way that brings you nearer to Him. Then through these good intentions, you will receive as much divine reward as those who are actually in such positions, but you will remain safe from the risks and tests. [Knowledge and Wisdom]

Food for Thought:
You can effect the world by what you browse. Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge. Every body gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

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