O feet of patience carry me, for what remains is little


O you who have believed, seek help through patience and prayer. Indeed, Allah is with the patient.

“To be patient is difficult but to lose the reward for being patient is worse.”
[A saying attributed to Ali may Allah be pleased with him]

Holding the soul from worry
Thank Allah سبحانه و تعالى for his blessings that He bestowed upon you when Shaitan reminds you of your problems.
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Smile : What I learnt from a former prisoner


Omar Khadr was released on bail. About a week ago. He emerged out of the court smiling broadly.

He was a 15 year old when he was imprisoned. Then tortured. Kept away from seeing his family. 13 years later, at 28, he is released.

What I find hard to imagine is how after passing through all of this he is able to smile so broadly. Imagine passing your teens and most of your twenty’s in a prison. Away from the outside world in a four sided room. What’s more is that there was always a smile on his face, on the photos that emerged during his imprisonment.

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