Joy in the Morning

September 16, 2008

Each new day we are given
Is a blessing from God

Each breath at waking
A new beginning

Take nothing for granted
Time and fortune are fleeting

Each exhalation
May be your last

O Friend, breathe deeply
In the morning light

The rise and fall of your lungs
Is the body’s prostration

The prayer of life
Invoking His name

All-ah! All-ah!

- Irving Karchmar, © September 2008


Submission Before the Will of Allah

April 6, 2008

Salaam and Greetings of Peace:

“If you are destined for good fortune you will be blessed; if afflictions have been ordained, no matter where you hide they will seek you out.  Submit therefore before the will of Allah; be grateful in well-being and endure adversity with fortitude, that His light may radiate within your being.”

-Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (R.A)

Ya Haqq!


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