Thursday, 16 December 2010

A Blessing In Disguise

Now that I have far less problems to deal with or perhaps rather I've become better at managing them, there are less interesting and thought-provoking ideas to blog about. This is getting a bit dull and boring.

Some men just never really learn to appreciate good things that befall them, or do they? I don't know, you tell me. 
Say, 'My prayers and sacrifice, my life and death, are all for God, Lord of all the Worlds; He has no partner. This is what I am commanded, and I am the first to devote myself to Him.' Say, 'Should I seek a Lord other than God, when He is the Lord of all things?' Each soul is responsible for its own actions; no soul will bear the burden of another. You will all return to your Lord in the end, and He will tell you the truth about your differences. It is He who made you successors on the earth and raises some of you above others in rank, to test you through what He gives you. [Prophet], your Lord is swift in punishment, yet He is most forgiving and merciful. 
6:162-165

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