Many people in today’s world feel disillusioned and troubled. Life with all of its difficulties seems like a heavy weight, a burden, carried on their backs. The promise of our material society, “that things will make them happy,” has not provided the solace they are seeking. And hope, the hope ...
March 12, 2017Sufiheart
All of us make mistakes. We commit errors. We sin. It’s part of being a human being. Yet, sometimes we think that we shouldn’t sin that we shouldn’t make mistakes. Certain people become so distraught about the fact that they sin that they let ...
March 4, 2015Sufiheart
Why has this happened to me? Often we think or say these words when a strong difficulty comes to us. We might see that someone around us has fallen ill with a terrible illness. We wonder, “How could this happen.” Craig Oster ...
February 7, 2015Sufiheart
Why does Allah order us to wake up at dawn to pray? Have you ever wondered why Allah asks us to wake up to pray at dawn? Is it just a time to pray or is there some hidden meaning behind it? Is ...
December 22, 2014Sufiheart
The path is long. The obstacles are many. As Westerners we are not used to admitting that we need help. Yet, to know God. To truly come to be sitting a the feet of the Divine Presence, you need help. You need to ...
February 20, 2011Sufiheart
Listening to the peace. Like a song in the heart. A turning, turning of stillness. A place where the breast is opened wide and the song pours in like rain. How to get there. Ahhh, this is the work. For me it is a struggle. A struggle against ...
January 18, 2011Sufiheart
I've been spending more and more time in remembrance of my Lord. Working to try, inshallah, at night to do remembrance for 1 hour before bed. The results have been beautiful. But it hasn't been without effort. I've had to cut back on my usual habits. I've been working at reduce ...
October 31, 2010Sufiheart
My heart, oh my heart how beautiful you are when you are with you lord.
August 2, 2010Sufiheart
Are we lost? I pondered this the other day. Listening to the chatter of the news, seeing all the horrible things that go on in the world- a person could wonder. Not long ago a person that I know (who I thought believed ...
July 26, 2010Sufiheart