Friday Reflections 10.07.2020

Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. In this week’s Friday Reflections I read from Mercy Oceans Endless Horizons (1981) by Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani, and discuss the how we achieve happiness, along with our rights and responsibilities as citizens within our societies. https://youtu.be/vgHt8sn_i40

JFK Four Questions

For of those to whom much is given, much is required. And when at some future date the high court of history sits in judgment on each one of us--recording whether in our brief span of service we fulfilled our responsibilities to the state--our success or failure, in whatever office we may hold, will be…Read more JFK Four Questions

Extract from Tree Lore

By Richard St. Barbe Baker The old Maoris were friends of the forest, and whenever they wanted to cut down a tree they used to ask it's permission first, and then cover up the stump with foliage so as to protect the inlying spirit. Throughout the greatest part of the island, the Children of Tane,…Read more Extract from Tree Lore

FATWA ON THE SO-CALLED “ISLAMIC STATE” (FORMERLY “ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ & SYRIA”)

WITH THE NAME OF GOD, MOST GRACIOUS, MOST MERCIFUL   FATWA ON THE SO-CALLED “ISLAMIC STATE” (FORMERLY “ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ & SYRIA”)   Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. Peace and blessings be upon His final messenger Muhammad. Due to recent events in the Middle East and their impact on some people…Read more FATWA ON THE SO-CALLED “ISLAMIC STATE” (FORMERLY “ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ & SYRIA”)

Don’t Be Promiscuous

Not from a source I'd normally share... but this is exceptionally good advice!

What’s Changed?

How do plastic bottles damage the environment?

Because of the transporting and packaging involved, bottled water has a much higher carbon footprint per litre than tap water – more than 300 times the CO2 emissions per litre in the case of some imported brands. Thames Water calculates that a litre of its tap water accounts for 0.0003kg of CO2. Fossil fuels are…Read more How do plastic bottles damage the environment?

Trust is like a Glass

"Be careful not to break anyone's trust, especially those for whom you truly care. Once broken, trust is the most difficult thing to regain." ~ Paul Salahuddin Armstrong