“Allah will not change our condition until we change what is within ourselves…”
“Before we can make a better world out there, we have to put right the wrongs within ourselves…”
Islam has always promoted a “green” agenda: respect for the environment, avoiding greed, waste and pollution. This very modern concern is at least 14 centuries old….
The story of the companions of the cave has many meanings: Total reliance on Allah, turning youthful energies in to good works and pursuing your dreams to create a better society…
OG Badr lessons
One night before battling the Crusaders, Salahuddin walked among the tents of his troops. Some were filled with laughter, music and merriment. Others were hushed with prayer, dhikr and contemplation. “From these will come the Victory for Islam,” he remarked, “and from those will come our destruction.” ….
Even if we avoid big sins, Shaitan is ever keen to mislead us in small sins that accumulate…..
Power, Justice and Mercy are rarely found all together in any leader today. Caliph ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattab personified these virtues, and set an example of leadership that has nowhere been equalled ever since…..