Friday, May 29, 2009

Pearls of Wisdom....161

1. Faith in Allah is an inoculation against the diseases of the world. [Shaykh Muzaffar]

2. Treat the members of your family with love and respect, because they are people toward whom you turn when in trouble or in need. [Ali radi Allah anhu]

3. O' Son of Adam, you are but a few days; whenever a day is gone, part of you is too. [Hasan al Basri]

4. Allah likes most the person who is saddened by the slightest misfortune of another. [Shaykh Zulfiqar]

5. Do not delude yourself into thinking that your children will attend to you and be kind to you without you having done that for your parents. [Shaykh Zulfiqar]

6. Do not fall into the delusion that you will always remain strong, young and wealthy, and that you will stop sinning after sinning a few times. [Shaykh Zulfiqar]

7. Just like stagnant, standing water becomes a breeding ground for filth, an empty and carefree mind becomes a hive for useless and scorn thoughts. [Shaykh Zulfiqar]

8. God does not open the treasures of His extraordinary graces, except to those who make the sacrifice of their ego. [Ibn Ata'Allah]

9. Happiness with God means a peaceful attitude in the face of vicissitudes of fate; and by a state that makes God happy means the fact of conforming to what He commands and what He forbids. [Shaykh Abul Hasan al Shadhili]

10. Travel toward your Lord even though you are lame and broken---------through sincerity and obedience to Him alone. [Ibn Abbad]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

JazaakAllah kahir - loved these!!