Raising One’s Hands in Dua

Amongst the etiquette of du’a that is known by all Muslims, young or old, is that of raising one’s hands. Abu Musa al-Ashari, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated: “The Prophet, peace be upon him, made du’a, and I saw him raise his hands, until I could see the whiteness of his armpits.” (Recorded in…

Erm…that’s like saying that if you’re a vegetarian and you stand in front of a raging bull, it won’t charge at you. Hmmm…nah, that won’t work. That’s like expecting life to treat you well just because you’re a good person. Hmmmm…nah, that doesn’t happen. So me thinks this is crap. (Source: http://only-the-unloved-hate.tumblr.com/)

twtweekly: Egypt state news agency says Mubarak is “clinically dead.” I just really dig those shades. You reckon the light is bothering him in his current state? Or perhaps he needs it when he finally sees the light? Hmmm…just wondering… :-/

Word of the day…

perspicacity (noun) The capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions. I just like the meaning of this word and how pompous it would sound to actually use it in normal conversation.

Frosty the Snowman perpetuates The Man’s myth. What they don’t tell you is that the first snowman was black! Martin Show. (via nonchalante)