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The Camel’s Gratitude by Imam Afroz Ali (SeekersGuidance)

July 28, 2011 by

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The Camel’s Gratitude by Imam Afroz Ali ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE Gratitude: [grat-i-tood, -tyood]–noun; the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful. Some words, simple as it may sound, are not as simple in reality and (most) dictionaries just don’t suffice. ‘Gratitude’ is such a word. In fact, the subject of this essay is not […]

Characteristics to be Avoided: Love of the World by Imam Zaid Shakir (New Islamic Directions)

February 6, 2011 by

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Characteristics to be Avoided: Love of the World By Imam Zaid Shakir A. Love of the World in a blameworthy sense is to love it to such an extent that it moves from being a means to Paradise and becomes an end, the obsession with which leads to Hell. A.1. Three Types of Praise for […]