Wisdom with purpose

Acquiring knowledge without implementing it is like hoping to quench your thirst while standing in the rain.Seeking to understand is great, but only if we apply that understanding in the way we treat others.Similarly, acquiring technical knowledge may feed our fascination, but fulfilment lies in using that knowledge to create something of substance that offers [...]

Imam Al-Ghazzali on Feeble-Mindedness

…the parable of the feeble-minded person who thinks that the light of the sun is the result of its rising, is like the parable of an ant which as it happened upon the surface of a sheet of paper, was endowed with reason and thereupon watched the movement in the process of writing, only to [...]

Simple Challenge of an Average Muslim

Many years ago I relocated from Johannesburg to Cape Town for a work contract. On my arrival in Cape Town, I found a place to stay in a predominantly non-Muslim neighbourhood since it was close to the office, and there were mosques within driving  distance. This was before the time of magnetometers in mobile phones, [...]