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Open a window to God

Listen, open a window to God and begin to delight yourself by gazing upon Him through the opening. The business of love is to make the window of the heart, for the breast is...

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Sufi story: The Elephant and the blind men

Once there was a city, the inhabitants of which were all blind. They had heard of elephants and were curious to see [sic] one face to face. They were still full of this desire...

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MAULANA’S WISDOM: The broken heart

Allah loves the brokenhearted. You are coveting a little water in a clay jug, but when you break it that water rejoins the lake from whence it came. Our egos try to prevent that...

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19. YA ‘ALIM

Al-‘Alim The All-Knowing Exalted and Glorious And He is the All-Knowing of everything. (2:29) Allah is the All-Hearer, All-Knower. (3:34) Whatever of good you spend, Allah knows is well.  (3:92) And whatever good they...

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What is the free will?

It is not easy to explain free will. Let’s say that it is like sitting in the train having the choice to enjoy the journey or to suffer. We can travel forgetting our destination or instead...

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Hodja Mullah Nasruddin: the free bread

The Mullah’s wife sent him to buy some bread. When the Mullah arrived at the bread shop he saw a long line waiting to buy bread. He thought he would do something to get...

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Collect your mind

Collect your mind’s fragments that you may fill yourself bit by bit with meaning. The one disciple who meditates the mysteries of creation for sixty minutes gains more merit than from sixty years of...

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Sufi story: The hundredth head

There was once a man who had come to kill without remorse ninety-nine people. But one day he suddenly felt something in heart, a touch, and decided to put an end to the unhealthy spiral. He...

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MAULANA’S WISDOM: The steadifastness

Steadfastness is the quality that will aid our progress, even if that progress be slow. Be steadfast and you may reach your goal; and even if you don’t, your Lord perceives your sin- cere...