The intrigue of Bin Laden continues and his story is laden with mystery because it dramatises the contradictions of globalisation in a single man. Today, he appears like a real man reading his letter to the world.
My thoughts on this book: This book must be an inspiration to all to teach with more zest and to aspire to leadership positions. It is also a biographical sketch to illustrate the above. The impetus is also there for everyone to write their own life story because it is unique and gives you a sense of purpose. Your life has a message for someone in the seven billion that live on this planet. The difference between heaven and hell is just one deed. Perhaps the one finds your life story meaningful and changes for the good, you would have written your deed that Allah favours. Need I say more? Read on and write on.
Afghanistan is said to be the graveyard of superpowers. The statement has proven true yet again with USA pulling out after the Russian’s hopeless failure. The world awaits a new era but holds on to engendered stereotyping and hazy generalisations of Islam and Muslims.
Today under the banner of human rights we plundered lands for oil and gold. Not long from today, the military complex will be oiled to fight for water. Believe it or not!
“And which of the favours of your Lord can you deny.”
Holy Quran. Chapter 55.
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
The seekers of truth fail not in asking questions. They are always learning and savour the company the wise. Who are you in the world?
The Muslim today needs to read the sirah/history of Muhammad (S.A.W) to effectively realise that the noble Messenger was and is. This …