Ants

“The sound perception of ants does not include thunder.” Ayn Rand – The Fountainhead Image Source: Google

Spider Web

“A spider reaches the liberty of space by means of its own thread.” Jhumpa Lahari Image Source: Pinterest

Siblings

I simply adore this one 🙂 “To the outside world we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other’s hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.”…

Polishing the Hearts

There is no doubt that hearts becomes rusty just as copper and silver coins become rusty. The polish for [this rust] is the dhikr of Allah. Hearts become rusty due to two things: 1) neglecting remembering Allah, and 2) committing sins. The polish for these two things is: 1) seeking Allah’s forgiveness and 2) dhikr….

Put aside your pride, set down your arrogance, and remember your grave. Ali ibn Abi Taalib (RA)

Desire

“If you desire Allah to be persistent in granting you the thing you love, be persistent in doing the things He loves.” 

Qadar

“No servant of Allaah will truly believe until he believes in the good and evil of Qadar and until he knows that what has befallen him could not have missed him, and what missed him could not have befallen him.If something befalls you do not say, ‘If only I had done this, such and such would have happened.’…

People

People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.  If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.  If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.  If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.  The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do…