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Spring’s Gift with Hamza Yusuf

I envy the sand that met his feet

I’m jealous of honey he tasted sweet

Of birds that hovered above his head

Of spiders who spun their sacred web

To save him from his enemies

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“Imam Shafi’i was asked: How did you get such good character?
He replied: By taking my critics seriously”

Abu Hazim said: “If you seek in this world what suffices you, the least of this world will suffice you.

If you seek in this world what will fulfill you, and you’re not fulfilled by what suffices you, nothing in this world will fulfill you.”

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“…how freedom of speech and human responsibility can be reconciled.”

“We need to be aware how often, far too often, our responses are elicited by the media”

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“Qur’an is essentially telling us is that creation is a sign, the whole of existance is a sign…we’re given the tools… we need to decode the signs” (Hamza Yusuf)

“Islamic revivalism can be interpreted as the second intervention of Islam in trying to bring Western civilization into balance. When Europe of the middle ages preoccupied with a religious supremacy which even ruled over reason and science, it was Islam which introduced Greek rationalism and science into Europe…Islam gave the west through its Arabian universities much of the source material of the enlightenment which made the west what it now is. Today Islam is trying to reintroduce the idea of Holy into a western society…” (Thomas Cleary quotes from a British Economy Magazine)

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“Eisenhower said: Preventive war is an invention of Hitler, frankly,
I would not even listen to anyone seriously that came and talked about such a thing”

“Wars are started by few and suffered by many… Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent”
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“One of the gifts that Allah (swt) has given is Prophets and they’re sent to be obeyed because their obedience is in fact the obedience of Allah (swt)… because they are given authority in His name (bi idhnillaah)”

Hamza quotes a saying of the Beloved Messenger (pbuh)
“I was only sent to perfect noble character”
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