…and the bar man says “What the hell is this? Some sort of joke?” [Wait for people to finish laughing] Anyways, on to more important matters…
The usual eclectic mix of quotes and links. Enjoy!
- We rarely hear the inward music, but we’re all dancing to it nevertheless. – Rumi
- There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man. True nobility is being superior to your former self. – from the movie Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)
- The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one’s self to others. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
- Work hard in silence. Let your success be your noise. – Anon
- Be not of those who curse Iblis in public yet obey him in private. – Umar Ibn Abdul Aziz
- There may be those on earth who dress better or eat better, but those who enjoy the peace of Allah sleep better. – Anon
- The beauty of sujood is that you whisper down to earth and it is heard up in the heavens. – Anon
- Maybe Allah lets you fall because there is something down there you are supposed to find. – Anon
- Brilliant and detailed article by Mehdi Hasan: How Islamic is Islamic State?
- Interesting BBC Radio program called End Time Beliefs in Islam
- Web site of the Arab American sci fi writer Saladin Ahmed
- Article: Ireland ‘leads the world in Islamic values as Muslim states lag’