Luquman’s wisdom

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Prophet loquman’s advice to his son..let’s listen to it…

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“O my son!” (said Luqman), “If there be (but) the weight of a mustard-seed and it were (hidden) in a rock, or (anywhere) in the heavens or on earth, Allah will bring it forth: for Allah understands the finest mysteries, (and) is well-acquainted (with them).

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“O my son! establish regular prayer, enjoin what is just, and forbid what is wrong: and bear with patient constancy whatever betide thee; for this is firmness (of purpose) in (the conduct of) affairs.

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“And swell not thy cheek (for pride) at men, nor walk in insolence through the earth; for Allah loveth not any arrogant boaster.

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“And be moderate in thy pace, and lower thy voice; for the harshest of sounds without doubt is the braying of the ass.”

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Patience and Attitude

Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.

— Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Patience

Through patience great things are accomplished.

— Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Gratitude Affirmations

  • I experience gratitude for everything I have in my life.
  • My life is filled with an abundance of goodness.
  • All challenges are an opportunity for growth and I am thankful for the chance to evolve.
  • I appreciate everything I have in my life and always keep the door open for more blessings.
  • I see the beauty in nature that surrounds me.
  • I am grateful now, and that is keeping the door open for more blessings.
  • I welcome all of the ways the universe wants to bless me.
  • I fully accept the joy that wants to surface in my life, and I accept it now in gratitude.
  • I am thankful for simply being alive.
  • My thoughts are focused on positivity and thankfulness.

The Timing

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The Space

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kindness and Patience

A 10 year old boy entered a coffee shop and sat at a table. He asked “How much is an ice cream sundae?” “50 cents,” replied the waitress.

The little boy pulled his hand out of his pocket and studied a number of coins in it. He asked “How much is a dish of plain ice cream?”

Some people were now waiting for a table and the waitress was a bit impatient. “35 cents,” she said brusquely.

The little boy again counted the coins. “I’ll have the plain ice cream,” he said. The waitress brought the ice cream, put the bill on the table and walked away.

The boy finished the ice cream, paid the cashier and departed. When the waitress came back, she began wiping down the table and then swallowed hard at what she saw.

There, placed neatly beside the empty dish, were 15 cents – her tip.