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Poem on Jannah


This was a poem written by Ammar Alshukry on Jannah. Watch him perform it here. Brother Ammar says, “Imagine this,” and that in and of itself should bring forth in us the zeal to ponder what he is saying. Yet, no one can do justice to the topic, just as Brother Ammar rightly ended with “and … Continue reading

Faith: Love vs. Logic


by ImaanSeeker My heart dreams, It invites ideas of all themes, My mind implements, It eliminates all the tangents, Yet, My heart depicts what my mind ponders, My mind ticks to my heart’s wonders, My heart flies on the winding path of laughs and cries, My mind sails on the binding rail of gains and … Continue reading

Before I say Yes


by Na’ima B. Robert Here we stand, apart, not touching, not looking. Tomorrow is our nikah. But today, it is as if we are standing at the edge of the sea, the tide coming in to meet us. We are almost ready to plunge into the rolling surf and swim out to the world of … Continue reading

The Mirror of This World


by Mahmud Shabestari Every particle of the world is a mirror, In each atom lies the blazing light of a thousand suns. Cleave the heart of a raindrop, a hundred pure oceans will flow forth. Look closely at a grain of sand, The seed of a thousand beings can be seen. The foot of an … Continue reading

Be Thankful


Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire, If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don’t know something For it gives you the opportunity to learn. Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow. Be thankful for your limitations Because they give … Continue reading