A good leader listens to people and reflects on their ideas. If useful they may adopt some of these ideas. They don't feel threatened by people questioning them or from there being a diversity of ideas, practices, etc. A bad leader demands everyone follows them exactly, without question. They only listen to themselves or their…Read more Good Leaders Respect
Salam alaikum and Jummah Mubarak! I read and discuss the sohbet, “Respecting the Personalities of Others” by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil al-Haqqani from his book, “Liberating the Soul: A Guide for Spiritual Growth, Volume 1”, pages 111-115. May Allah ﷻ grant us good adab (manners) and to always be connected with our families, our shaykhs,…Read more Friday Reflections 25.03.2022
Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. This week I read and discuss one of Mawlana Shaykh Nazim's sohbets in Mercy Oceans Rising Sun (1986) titled, “No One is Refused” that goes into how we approach, treat, and respect one another as Human Beings, on the Human level transcending differences of belief, gender, age, and all other distinctions.…Read more Friday Reflections 24.07.2020
Wishing a blessed Christmas, Peace and Goodwill to everyone in our Human Family through the Eternal Grace of God.
Ahl al Sunnah wal Jamaat (Sunni) and Ahl al Bayt (Shia) are the two largest denominations of Islam, themselves comprised of many subgroups and schools of thought (madhab). Contrary to some media reports, the two denominations are not at war with one another. While it's true a profound disagreement over who should lead the Muslims…Read more Islam: Sunni/Shia Conflict?
Horses are beautiful creatures, which have been instrumental in Human history, for peoples and nations all around the world. To the Arabs and Muslims, they were a blessed gift of Allah SWT, which permitted them swift mobility and the ability to traverse vast distances, that would have been difficult by any other means available, up…Read more Prophet Muhammad: Horses are a reward…
"One has to admit, Maajid Nawaz makes some most poignant points here... We are not living in yesterday's world, nor should any right-minded person desire the bigotry often prevalent in the past. In a society where bigotry rules, everyone suffers in one way or another." ~ Paul Salahuddin Armstrong