Thursday, May 14, 2009

Pearls of Wisdom....157

1. If what you desire from this world is what should suffice you, a little should suffice you; but if you desire more than your sufficiency, the entire world will not suffice you. [Imam al Ghazali]

2. How often is that a small action becomes great because of the sincerity (Ikhlas); and how often it is that a great action becomes small because of the lack of sincerity. [Abdullah bin Mubarak]

3. Weep like the water wheel, that the green herbs may spring up from the courtyard of your soul. [Mawlana Rumi]

4. If you do enough dhikr you will not get stressed. If you are getting stressed you are not doing enough dhikr. [Shaykh Hamza Yusuf]

5. Reflection is the lamp of the heart, if it departs the heart will have no light. [Imam al Haddad]

6. Everyone who is taken by death asks for more time, while everyone who still has time makes time for procrastination. [Ali radi Allah anhu]

7. Let your main concern be to remove from your outer state anything that is displeasing, then maintain this state through continual counsel, reflection and remembrance. [Ahmad al Zarruq]

8. The bounty that comes from Allah to a believer due to his trial is greater than the bounty that comes from Allah during his times of ease. [Ibn Rajab]

9. You have a diamond called Islam. Don't hide it away---------share the light of it with others through you practice. [Imam al Awkaki]

10. Be shy toward Allah when you are in private in the same way that you are shy toward people when you are in public. [Ka'ab radi Allah anhu]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

jazaakAllah khair