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When Martin Luther King said: “I have a dream,” He was speaking on many levels, the most important of which was the level of all humanity.

I Have A Dream

Martin Luther King said: “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” He was quoting from the heritage of human wisdom when he said this. Prophet Muhammad had expressed the exact same idea…


This verse is a great encouragement for us to beseech Allah in supplication for all of our needs.

What Does Allah Keep Doing Everyday?

Allah is constantly involved in the act of Creation, and in the act of altering the circumstances of created things. He brings things into existence from nonexistence. He enriches the poor. He gives strength to the weak. He also brings about the opposites of these states, in all cases according to His infinite knowledge and wisdom.


Life is a test for believers and unbelievers alike. It is a test for sinners as well as for the virtuous. Everyone is being tested as long as they are alive.

The Happiest of All People

The happiest people who ever lived on the face of the Earth were the Prophets. This is in spite of the fact that they suffered more than anyone else. They had to endure severe persecution in delivering the message that Allah had entrusted them with. Beyond that, they were…


We are happiest when we are not pining after unrealistic and overly idealistic dreams but look at our lives naturally, without shame, and without exaggerating things.

The Many Facets of Happiness

We are happiest when we are the least inhibited in acknowledging and expressing how we feel. This is the case whether we are in the company of those we know or those we do not know. Expressing our feelings should not carry with it a sense of dread as if we are disclosing the most sensitive of state secrets.


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