Keeping alive the Islamic tradition of scholarship, insight, and purification...one day at a time.
Monday, October 30, 2017
Wonderfully described definitions...
A pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool at the other!
It's an agreement wherein a man loses his bachelor degree and a woman
gains her master
An art of transmitting Information from the notes of the lecturer to the notes
without passing through the minds of either
The confusion of one man multiplied by the number present
The art of dividing a cake in such a way that everybody believes
he got the biggest piece
The hydraulic force by which masculine will power is defeated by feminine
A place where divorce comes before marriage and success before work.
A place where everybody talks, nobody listens and everybody disagrees
A book which people praise, but never read
A curve that can set a lot of things straight!
A sign to make others believe that you know more than you actually do
Individuals who can do nothing individually and sit to decide that nothing
can be done together
The name men give to their Mistakes
An invention to bring an end to all inventions
A person who tells you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look
forward to the trip
A person who starts taking bath if he accidentally falls into a river
A person who lives poor so that he can die RICH!
A banker provided by nature
A guy no different from the other, unless he gets caught
Someone who is early when you are late and late when you are early
One who shakes your hand before elections and your Confidence
A person who kills your ills by pills, and kills you by his bills!
Posted by Mrs. Iffath Hasan at 2:30 PM 1 comments
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
What we can learn from a donkey....
Then, to everyone’s amazement he quieted down. A few shovel loads later, the farmer finally looked down the well. He was astonished at what he saw. With each shovel of dirt that hit his back, the donkey was doing something amazing. He would shake it off and take a step up. As the farmer’s neighbors continued to shovel dirt on top of the animal, he would shake it off and take a step up. Pretty soon, everyone was amazed as the donkey stepped up over the edge of the well and happily trotted off!
MORAL: Life is going to shovel dirt on you, all kinds of dirt. The trick to getting out of the well is to shake it off and take a step up. Each of our troubles is a stepping stone. We can get out of the deepest wells just by not stopping, never giving up! Shake it off and take a step up. Remember the five simple rules to be happy:
1. Free your heart from hatred – Forgive.
2. Free your mind from worries – Most never happens.
3. Live simply and appreciate what you have - Avoid "Israf" (extravagance, waste).
4. Give more - Charity purifies the soul.
5. Expect less from people but more from yourself - Practice "Ihsan" (perfect goodness).
Posted by Mrs. Iffath Hasan at 2:29 PM 1 comments
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Pearls of Wisdom 407
2. A credit card adds to your credit; but adds even more to your creditors.
3. A truth told with bad intent, beats all the lies you can invent.
4. Friendship is a living thing that lasts as long as it is nourished with kindness, sympathy,
5. True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
6. Discussion is an exchange of knowledge. Argument is an exchange of ignorance.
7. Tell your child to lie for you, and your child will learn to lie to you.
8. A good leader takes a little more than his share of blame, and a little less than his share
9. The pursuit of happiness is the wrong goal. You don't become happy by pursuing
happiness. You become happy by living a life that means something.
10. One human being is no human being. None of us can truly be human in isolation.
The qualities that make us human emerge only in the ways we relate to other people.
Posted by Mrs. Iffath Hasan at 5:51 PM 3 comments
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Lesson of the day 1414
Say, "Travel the earth and see how those before you ended up; most of them were idolaters." so set your aim for true religion before there comes a day from God that cannot be averted -- on that day they will be divided. [30: 42,43]
Hadith of the Day:
The one who is unthankful for whatever little he gets will not become thankful when he is given a lot. [Ahmad]
Wise Quote of the Day:
You disobey Him using His favors, yet disobedience does not make Him withhold His favors. How can you love other than this Generous God? Or how could you disobey this Compassionate Lord? [Imam al-Haddad]
Guidance of the Day:
Are you dedicated to your development physically, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually? Dedicate yourself above all else to becoming the-best-version-of-yourself. It is the best thing you can do for your spouse, your children, your friends, your colleagues, your employees, your employer, your nation, your family, and yourself. The best thing you can do is to become the-best-version-of yourself, because it is doing with a purpose. Embrace your essential purpose. Celebrate your best self. [Kelly, The Rhythm of Life]
Food for Thought:
Every new day begins with possibilities. It's up to us to fill it with the things that move us toward progress and peace. Think in terms of day's resolutions, not the year's. To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy -- is to set our own conditions to the events of each day. To do this is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them.
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