This year’s fasting began on a Monday, the day of Beloved’s birth. Nothing could get more auspicious than this to commence the spiritual cleansing process.
Alas! Tonight there are no limits / One is bound only as far as what they seek / And I have chosen to ask and ask until /
My head and heart, hands and bag are full
Speech at the Dubai KMCC Iftar meet
Amid all the spiritual and philosophical talk surrounding Ramadan, it would be a great disservice to ignore the contribution of the womenfolk at home.
‘These young angels had no rockets to launch
Nor even rocks at the enemy to toss
These were just little Davids
Armored with nothing but innocence
How then could the Goliath kill
With wounds their bodies fill?
Our FEAR of Allah’s punishment makes sense only when there’s HOPE in His Mercy! And Ramadan is the superb balancing act between these two opposite forces. It is also a spiritual frying pan to deep fry the ‘Nafs’ in His Mercy & Forgiveness
‘Tonight on, the KING is seeking the petition from his subjects. And know the best of HIS subjects are those who ask HIM the best. And know again, HE is in love with those who ask. So be not stingy in your questions and wants. Lay bare your heart’s wishes. Spread open for HIM your infinite wish list. HE is the KING of Mercy and Love. ‘
He also said the night of #27 was very important irrespective of whether the Night of Power occurred on that night or not
Yes, Ramadan is the most grand discount extravaganza we can ever imagine. Shopping for the blessings of Allah, be it of the greatest or silly value… Jaihoon’s Journal of Ramadan 2011
O my Allah!
Forgive only You can
Deeds of such mine