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Wise Words

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

One should love people and use things. But when people start loving things and use other people to serve their interests, relationships go awry. Learn to compromise when you need to. Life lies in making adjustments. Only those who are alive know how to bend, the dead are anyway stiff and cannot be bent. The […]

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POSITIVE THOUGHTS

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The faith I have found I yearn to pass on to others. After my radiation treatment [for cancer] in 2003 I realized that nothing was more important than bringing people closer to God.” “The quality of our life reflects the quality of our prayer relationship with God.” (Russi M. Lala, The Thread of God in My […]

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Intellectual Fog

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today, we are surrounded by vast numbers of voices, all clamouring for attention through various sorts of media, saying all sorts of things. Often, in winters there is dense fog in parts of northern India. When that happens, sometimes trains are made to halt at stations till the fog clears, or else they move very […]

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Comments of Some of the Economically Most Wealthy People:

Comments of Some of the Economically Most Wealthy People:

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

“The care of $200 million is enough to kill anyone. There is no pleasure in it.” (W.H. Vanderbilt) “I am the most miserable man of earth.” (J.J. Astor) “I have made millions, but they have brought me no happiness.” (John D. Rockefeller) “Millionaires seldom smile” (Andrew Carnegie) “I was happier when doing a mechanic’s job.” […]

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Dealing With Differences

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a society where differences of opinion are not thought of as bad or wrong, there will definitely be an environment of discussion. By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan If you read the lives of Islamic scholars of the early Muslim period, you will find that they had considerable differences among themselves on religious issues. Yet, despite […]

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Allah is Directly Approachable

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

He is always in command and control. One should directly approach Him with his pleas. One need not go via intermediaries Some amateur clerics argue that one needs an intermediary (waseela) to reach Allah just as one requires a staircase or a ladder to access the roof. It carries no weight. Anyone who has read […]

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Animals as Teachers

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Man can be right or wrong but animals are always right. According to the Quran, Cain and Abel were the first sons of Adam and Eve. There arose a controversy between the two brothers, and Cain killed Abel. One part of this story is narrated in the Quran: “When they both presented an offering, it […]

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Forget Our Own Hunger

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Hazrath Inayat Khan In order to awaken love and sympathy in our hearts, sacrifices must be made. We must forget our own troubles in order to sympathize with the troubles of others. To relieve the hunger of others, we must forget our own hunger. Everybody is working for selfish ends, not caring about others, […]

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Positivity in the Quran

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Positivity is about feeling thankful and focusing on the good. Here are four examples of how the Quran teaches positivity. By Sheima Sumer 1. The Quran teaches that being thankful benefits YOU: “…Whoever gives thanks benefits his own soul…” (Holy Quran 31:12) 2. The Quran encourages us to focus on the good: When Prophet Muhammad […]

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Why the Inside Matters

Why the Inside Matters

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

What comes out when life squeezes you? When someone hurts or offends you? By ​Wayne W. Dyer I was preparing to speak at an” I Can Do It conference” and I decided to bring an orange on stage with me as a prop for my lecture. I opened a conversation with a bright young fellow […]

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