“Allah (swt) told Musa (as) to be nice to Firaun. Firaun tried to kill Musa (as) when he was just a baby. Firaun killed a thousand babies every year. He called himself God. There’s so many reasons to hate Firaun and Allah (swt) says when you go to him, be nice to him. If you have to be nice to Firaun, what about your wife? What about your husband? your children? your parents? your siblings? your cousins? your uncle? These are the people that make us angry. Family makes you really angry, I know. But these are the people that deserve the softest responses from us. We have to change the way we behave with them.”—Nouman Ali Khan Originally found on: gems-from-you (via islamic-art-and-quotes)
Verily, Allah placed beauty and riches within the vicissitudes of time, so that we may understand their true value. Just as the winds erode the walls of this Earth, so do the winds of time erode the walls of beauty and riches that we strive so hard build around us, unaware of their fragility. Only the deeds we do will stand the test of time, remaining as firm as the day we performed them, till we meet our Maker, where we will ransom them for our entry into the Gardens of Bliss.
Time and again You have taught me that Your Sanctuary is Mightier than this hurricane that Your Mercy is greater than my despair that Your Love is deeper than my grief Time and again You have taught me that when everything fails It is You that remains