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niqabisinparis:

me to westerners:

omg you take your husband’s name after marriage? that’s so oppressive. so you’re like his property? he can do anything he wants with you? *whispers* is it a religion thing?

you put your parents in senior homes? that’s so backwards and heartless. is it a…

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Don’t be so amazed with your self that you begin to look down upon people because of who you studied with or what you think you have obtained.

Perhaps, He opened for you the door of worship but did not open for you the door of acceptance; and perhaps, He decreed for you a sin and it became a reason for your reaching Him.

— Sheikh Ibn Ata’illah al-Iskandari, Kitab al-Hikam (Book of Wisdoms)

(Source: franksonnetti)

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You must not reduce yourself to a puddle just because the person you like is afraid to swim and you are a fierce sea to them; because there will be someone who was born with love of the waves within their blood, and they will look at you with fear and respect.
— T.B. LaBerge // Things I’m Still Learning at 25 (via tblaberge)
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#sufism #saadi

Q: How can I help myself?
A: By remembering the proverb: ‘The Path is not to be found anywhere except in human service’, from Saadi.
 

idriesshah:

#sufism #saadi

Q: How can I help myself?

A: By remembering the proverb: ‘The Path is not to be found anywhere except in human service’, from Saadi.

 

via Ahlul Bayt.
Photo 29 Aug
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curvellas:

talk to kids like they’re people and take full interest in what they’re saying because they’re forming their personalities and it’s really vital that they know that their opinions are important and what they have to say deserves validation and respect. so when your three year old niece tells you that dragons don’t like cupcakes because the color blue is a spoon you better nod your head and ask her to explain more about that. 

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I went to find the bad in the world
I did not find any
But when i looked inside myself
I realised that I am the worst
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There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless’. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard
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You can bomb the world to pieces but you can’t bomb it to peace.
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And to parents… it is your absolute responsibility, especially to your daughters, to compliment them. It’s not wrong of you to tell them ‘you are beautiful.’ You should tell them they’re beautiful. Because if they don’t hear that from you, they’re going to look to hear that from somebody else. Our girls have low self-esteem because nobody validates them — especially the fathers. The fathers, you have to go out of your way to compliment your daughters. And stop having the attitude that nothing they do is good enough. Stop talking down to them, it’s killing them. It’s killing them. In our deen we always talk about the rights of the parents, and they have rights. But they have responsibilities, too.

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