Monthly Archives: January 2012

Alternative Health: Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead

Alternative Health:  Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead I had a friendly run in with some Sisters yesterday about the importance of being balanced—of being between these starvation diets and not letting oneself succumb to dietary/health neglect.  When this issue comes … Continue reading

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Of Revenge

Quotation 14 Of Revenge “Certainly in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is his superior.” —Francis Bacon https://facetofloor.wordpress.com/

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The Difference Between the Sunni and Quasi-Salafi (Wahhabi) Doctrines

The Difference Between the Sunni and Quasi-Salafi (Wahhabi) Doctrines I want to, in-sha’ Allah, shed a little more clarity on the controversy between the Sunni `aqidah and that of the quasi-salafis (Wahhabis).  Sadly, many of those who profess to follow … Continue reading

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Quotation 13 Of Friendship

Quotation 13 Of Friendship “We should render a service to a friend to bind him closer to us, and to an enemy in order to make a friend of him.” —Cleobulus (Greek poet) https://facetofloor.wordpress.com/

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Of Language

Quotation 12 Of Language A man’s power to connect his thought with its proper symbol, and so to utter it, depends on the simplicity of his character, that is, upon his love of truth, and his desire to communicate it … Continue reading

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Of Criticism

Quotation 11` “Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” —ascribed to Aristotle https://facetofloor.wordpress.com/

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Of Certitude

Quotation 10 Of Certitude When Imam Imam Al-Junayd was asked about Tawheed (Islamic Monotheism) he said: “Yaqeen (Certitude).” He was asked to explain.  He then said: “Indeed nothing is brought into being, whether from the entities or their actions, except … Continue reading

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Quotation 9 Of Desires

“Quotation 9: Of Desires “Desire for a thing diminishes when obtaining it presents no difficulty.” —Pliny the Younger (This is something I advise our Sisters to keep in mind.) https://facetofloor.wordpress.com/    

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Why I Don’t Hate Islam

Why I Don’t Hate Islam A video has gone viral on the web entitled: “Why I Hate Religion But Love Jesus || Muslim Version.”  Granted there are some great points made in the spoken word piece that expose some of … Continue reading

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Quotation 8: Of Education

“Education should preserve and transmit the past so that cultural memory is lengthened, and so that descendants will not be left to rediscover human truths already endured and expressed by eloquent forbearers.” —Tracy Simmons, Climbing Parnasus

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