“The sweetness of life is in the company of the Fuqara,
They are the sultans, the masters and the princes !”
Sidi Abu Madyan [Born ~509Hijra / 1126 CE and died ~594Hijra / 1198 CE]
My great grandfather walked with lions, but we can barely find a way to walk with wolves and monkeys.
“Facebook knows whom we know.
Google knows what we want to know.
Uber knows where we want to go.
Amazon knows what we want to buy.
Match knows whom we want to marry.
Tinder knows whom we want to be swiped by.”
“The heart of Man is a gift from God.
Take care not to neglect it.”
Amenemope, 1000BC Egypt
“Truly in the body there is a morsel of flesh, which, if it be whole, all the body is whole, and which, if it is diseased, all of the body is diseased. Truly, it is the heart.”
Muhammad, peace be upon him, 600CE Medina
No plagiarism here.
They are like two rays of light emanating from the same lamp.
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”
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!”
“This that we are involved in, we do not force anyone into it.
And we do not say that it must be accepted by anyone through coersion.
So anyone who has something better than this, let them bring it forth.”
Al-Imam Abu Hanifah [Born ~80Hijra/699CE – Died 150Hijra/767CE]
I was driving my Quran teacher.
Continue reading “Priority”