A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?
Your physical attributes, like your body, are merely borrowed. Do not set your heart on them, for they are transient and only last for an hour. Your spirit by contrast is eternal: your body is on this earth, like a lamp, but its light comes from that everlasting Source above.
My heavens and earth could not contain Me, and yet the heart of My believing servant does contain Me.
He may deprive us in one place, but in return He blesses us in sooooooo many others.
Perspective matters. Just need to keep our eyes, hearts and minds open.
Bombay, India by Steve McCurry
God is the universe’s best kept secret. Yet His work makes Him the most obvious.
Real patience is keeping yourself composed at a time when society would empathize with your reaction simply because you answer to God, not to society.
Sometimes you don’t see the blessing behind a hardship until you realize how eagerly it made you wait for the next salah. I have never regretted keeping things to myself, but I have always regretted not having enough faith in Him.