nonchalante: You don’t want anything, except to not be lonely. So you dig in the past in hopes of alleviating the internal struggle against your nafs by acquiring some type of assurance, only to be fulfilled and go about your tasks. One…two…three you don’t want anything again, except to not be lonely. Again & again…

The Three Rondawels in the Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga, South Africa (c) Cynically Jaded It gets its name because of the striking resemblance to a common type of hut used as a dwelling throughout rural South Africa. I took this photo in the mid-90’s with my trusty old 35mm camera, and had it scanned in…

I want to astral travel. It’s something that has fascinated me all my life, and for some reason I was reminded about it again tonight. But my mind is always racing these days, so I’ll never be able to achieve the meditative state that will make it possible. But I want to do it really…

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poeticislam: “When you stand for the prayer, make the takbir and then recite what you can from the Qu’ran. Then bow until you attain calmness and then come up again until you are standing straight. Then prostrate until you attain calmness in your sitting, and prostate until you attain calmness in your prostration. Do that…