|—||حضرت على عليه السلام|
Farishte aarzo karte, ke hum bashar hote.
If they properly understood the reality of love,
the angels would have [instead] wished to be human.
I’ve noticed something remarkable about certain individuals: their genuine caring and sincere nature. The way they pause and manage to remain silent to prevent themselves from entering an unnecessary conflict, the way they fail to allow their anger to arise, despite someone addressing them in the most awful ways.
This may not seem like a big deal, but for me to see these acts of humbleness and calmness is truly touching.
May all the good people in the world find all the happiness, and may their goodness lead them to heaven. Ameen.
“If one has a bad and painful experience of something, the impression of that experience creates an antipathy in the soul. The stronger that impression is, the greater is that inward antipathy. For instance, if after moving to a city one has to face there numerous torments and ailments and undergo outer and inner adversities, he will inevitably abhor that place. The greater the number of adversities that he faces therein, the more will be his abhorrence for that place. If he knows a better place, he will migrate to it, and if he is unable to make the journey, his heart will migrate and go out to the city of his liking.
Thus if a man faces adversities, pain and torments in this world and is overtaken therein by waves of calamities and tribulations, he will inevitably come to resent it. His attachment to it will diminish and he will come to distrust it. If he believed in another world, a vast world free of every kind of pain and grief, he will inevitably want to migrate to it, and if he were unable to make the journey physically, he will send his heart out to it.”
-Imam Khomeini (ra), 40 Hadith, Chapter 16
لا تظن الهدوء الذي تراه في الوجوه يدل على الرضا .. لكل إنسان شيء في داخله يهزهُ ويعذبه
Don’t mistake the calmness you see on faces for satisfaction; inside every human, there is a thing torturing him
From the love of Shabbir,
Came revolutionaries like Sheikh Nimr,
And from the the hatred of Sheikh Nimr,
Come the descendants of Shimr.
Love never comes unaccompanied. When loving someone, you will hate whomsoever harms them, whomsoever oppresses them, and whomsoever causes their tears to flow. What then of those who cause their blood to shed in the most gruesome and grotesque way?
Love is never neutral.
Neither is Islam;
Behold! the Curse of Allah is on those who do wrong! (11:18)
And a crier in between them crieth: The curse of Allah is on evil-doers (7:44)
..on them is Allah’s curse, and the curse of angels, and of all mankind (2:161)
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