“When Allah granted Prophet Yoosuf (`alayhis-Salaam) physical beauty it caused him to be locked up in the prison; but when Allah granted him knowledge (when he interpreted the dream of the king) it not only took him out of prison, but elevated his rank in society, clearly showing us the virtue of knowledge and that physical beauty does not mean anything.”
— Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya
“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.” Seneca
These young men at the time dared to be different and that made all the difference.
“Don’t count the days. Make the days count! ” Muhammad Ali
100 Publications is the Victory. What has knocked you out?
Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston. Photo Credit: Neil Leifer 1965
Duplicity reveals itself like the serpent because it cannot brave the sun of courage. Duplicity, the tool of the powerful, like the serpent strikes first with the tail only to expose its grotesque head when you on the floor. To rise up, you need to see what it is and not to live the lie.
You act like mortals in all that you fear but like immortals in all that you desire. -Seneca.
Faith then, is it what we fear or desire?
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The writing was always on the wall. We just did not read it right or, we just did not understand it or, we just ignored it. 2021 beckons on what 2020 left on the wall.
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“Then pray for much water as crystal clear
To water God’s pilgrims at the sites they revere
As long as it lasts you’ve nothing to fear.” Ali ibn Abu Talib about the well of Zamzam when ordered to dig Zamzam. (Ibn Ishaq. The Life of Muhammad translated by A.Guillaume
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Mr.C.Watsa:”Yawar when you walk down a poorly lit road at night, sometimes you see shadows which look frightening. But if you keep on walking you come to the shadow and realise that it is only a light pole or something like that. The shadow looked frightening but the reality is something we with everyday.” Actual quote of teacher to pupil.
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Treachery is worse than a nail through the palm of your hand yet, many choose it to nail many to destruction only to find their peril at their own hands.
Faugh is an expression of disgust and befitting on the lips when you see how people get away with murder! Other expressions of vulgarity have no refinement because its dirty as the crime.
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