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Role of the Intellect

“When Nuri was asked, “What is the guide to God?”, he replied, “God.” “Then what is the role of the intellect?” they asked. “The intellect is impotent,” he replied, “and that which is impotent can show the way only to … Continue reading

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The Two Principal Messages of Sufism

The school of Sufism has two principal messages, and whatever has been said concerning the rules and manners of Sufism is secondary when compared to these two. The first message is psychological and heart-related: that Sufis must confirm, seek and … Continue reading

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God’s Wrath

“Jesus was asked: “O Spirit of God, what is the hardest thing to endure in this world and the next?” He answered: “God’s wrath.” They asked: “How can one avoid that?” He said: “Curb your anger and control your temper!” … Continue reading

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Praise for a Dog’s Gleaming White Teeth

Jesus was once with his disciples when they passed the carcass of a dog. They said: “What a stench!” Jesus then said: “How gleaming white its teeth are!” He then proceeded to chastise his disciples for speaking badly of the … Continue reading

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