Abandon your desire and take on the light of wisdom,
for that desire would soon lead to disappointment.
She said, ‘I’m so afraid.’ And I said, ‘why?,’ and she said, ‘Because I’m so profoundly happy. Happiness like this is frightening.’ I asked her why and she said, ‘They only let you be this happy if they’re preparing to take something from you.’
And if you reflect on most people’s situation, you will find that they look at their rights over Allah and do not look at Allah’s right over them, and from here is where they broke off from Allah.
ﻭﻣﺘﻰ ﺍﺣﺘﺠﺖ ـ ﺇﻟﻰ ﺍﻟﻨﺎﺱ ـ ﻭﻟﻮ ﻓﻲ ﺷﺮﺑﺔ ﻣﺎﺀ، ﻧﻘﺺ ﻗﺪﺭﻙ ﻋﻨﺪﻫﻢ ﺑﻘﺪﺭ ﺣﺎﺟﺘﻚ ﺇﻟﻴﻬﻢ
Whenever you are needy toward people, even for a glass of water to drink, their regard for you will decrease by the degree of your neediness toward for them.
Originally found on: sara21h(via islamic-art-and-quotes)
I pray for a day when the children of Syria&Palestine wake up to the sound of birds and not bombs…
A true test of great character is when we can maintain it in the face of those who are rude, offensive and lack in basic morals and conduct.
The day Masjid Al Aqsa was burnt by an Australian Zionist. The prime minister of Israel cried but the next day she laughed. And she was asked why.. she said that the reason she cried was because she thought that burning al Aqsa would be the end of Israel… But the next day she laughed, because…
Illustrates the issue perfectly
The funeral of Saji Darwish, 20 (see video) . He was shot dead by Israeli occupation forces, east of Ramallah on Monday evening.
Palestinian sources said that Israeli soldiers opened fire at Saji while he was between the villages of Beiten and Deir Debwan east of Ramallah, which killed him on the spot after being shot in the head.
Another 4 were killed at the same day : Hundreds attend funeral of judge killed by Israeli forces, Israeli airstrike kills 3 Palestinians in southern Gaza.
Every other day we say goodbye to new martyr , with flowers and sounds of joy that the person had given his/her life for a higher cause- for a land and its people, for freedom . With each goodbye , we have more hope that occupation which uses extra violence will be over one day no matter what .