Because we will not be asked, “What happened?”
We will be asked, “What did you do?”
I am not a ‘great scholar’ as some people like to call me. I am not even a small scholar. I am not a scholar at all. I am an ordinary man, trying to make sense of the life and times that I am living in and sharing what I learn with anyone who is interested. Islam is an inspiration for me. I am a Muslim by choice. A choice made after careful consideration and many years of questioning and study. A choice made completely and totally and which I ask Allah to keep me steadfast on all my life. My study of Islam started with reading the translation and Tafseer of the last Juz of the Qur’an, by Sayyid Qutub, In the Shade of the Qur’an and the Seerah of Rasoolullah (SAS) called the Life of Muhammad (SAS) from the Earliest Sources, by Martin Lings. These two books opened the doors for me and I ask Allah to bless the authors. I studied then under Shaikh Wissam Abdel Baki and have continued on a journey that has no end as long as I live. The journey is the destination. A journey of self-discovery.
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