Positive Thoughts

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 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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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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Prayer And your Lord said, “Call on Me, I will respond to you.” (Quran 40:60) Effort A human being can have nothing, but what he strives for. (Quran 53:39) The Basics And they have been commanded no more than this: To worship God, offering Him sincere devotion, being true (in faith); to establish regular prayer; […]

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Freedom consists of being free from enslavement to anything or anyone other than one’s real Master – God. By Sheima Salam Sumer All enslavement to anything or anyone other than God is enslavement to something which is not worthy to be the master of a human being, for only the Exalted Creator and Sustainer of […]

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“If you know anything that is hurtful and untrue, do not say it. If you know anything that is helpful but untrue, do not say it. If you know anything that is hurtful but true, do not say it. If you know anything that is both helpful and true, find the right time.” (—The Buddha, […]

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We need to turn our hearts in prayer, and receive God’s gift of peace that we can then share with all of humanity and creation itself. By John Dear “Perhaps more than anything, our world needs peace. We all need it, within our own broken hearts and broken families…On all sides we are surrounded by […]

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There may be in your life many black dots, but never forget there is also a large amount of white space. By Norman Vincent Peale Usually, the person who worries reflects so constantly upon his troubles, those he has and those he expects, that his whole sky seems dark and gloomy. Now let him begin […]

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By Hazrat Inayat Khan When man, who is born to be the instrument of God, does not perform his mission properly he naturally feels dissatisfied. It does not mean that he does not accomplish what he desires, but it is the reason why he is unhappy. * Spiritual knowledge does not lie in learning something, […]

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