According to historians, Moab is an old nation that existed between 13 century BC and 4 century BC in what is now known as Jordan. Continue reading “MOABing a national health service”
It was a Tuesday afternoon on a September 2011, when I walked into our open desk office and found everyone stuck to their computer screen watching the towers fall!
Continue reading “Are you really free? Maybe you need to reconsider!”
On the 7th of July 2003, Joe O’Donnell was interviewed.
He was an American soldier who took photos of Hiroshima and Nagasaki after their destruction by two atomic bombs in 1945.
Continue reading “The spoils of war”
May Dr Tetsu Nakamura rest in peace.
I believe in Allah, the God of all, that will reward him fairly. Continue reading “Blessed are the peace makers”
“And indeed, We wrote in the Zabur* after the [previous] mention that the meek shall inherit the earth.” Quran 21:105
“They say describe ‘her’ to us,
For you have expertise in ‘her’ description.
Indeed, I have knowledge of ‘her descriptions’!
It’s purity with no water,
It’s softness with no air,
It’s light with no fire,
It’s a soul with no body.”
Ibn Al-Faridh [Born 576 Hijra / 1181 CE – Died 632 Hijra / 1235 CE]
“The spiritual path wrecks the body and afterwards restores it to health.
It destroys the house to unearth the treasure,
and with that treasure builds it better than before.”
Muawiya was a ruler whose capital was Damascus.
He said: “Indeed our land is a holy land !”
To which Saasaa Bin Souhan replied:
“For sure, a land is not made holy or unholy by anything.
Good deeds maketh holy!”
After a stressful time this year and just today, I realised how unfair and ignorant, deep down, I am.
May Allah forgive the Me in me.
“Indeed, we offered the Trust to the heavens and the earth and the mountains, and they declined to bear it and feared it; but man [undertook to] bear it. Indeed, he was unjust and ignorant.” Quran 33:72
I am so grateful to Allah that I am not a ruler or a man of power.