Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Anger


THOSE WHO CONTROL THEIR ANGER:

THERE ARE MANY DIFFICULT SITUATIONS IN WHICH A PERSON IS SUBJECTED TO ANNOYANCE. THESE MAY BE CAUSED BY A RELATIVE, A FRIEND OR SOMEONE TO WHOM ONE HAS DONE A FAVOR. 
UNDOUBTEDLY THE ANNOYANCE, WHETHER IT IS SOMETHING WE HEAR, SEE OR FEEL IS SOMETHING THAT CAUSES US PAIN IN OUR HEARTS AND PROVOKES ALL KINDS OF FEELINGS THAT MAY MOTIVATE US TO CONFRONT THEM OPENLY. 
SELF CONTROL IN SUCH SITUATIONS IS SOMETHING THAT ONLY THE STRONGEST CAN ACHIEVE.
ISLAM COUNTS CONTROLLING ANGER AS A NOBLE ISLAMIC CHARACTERISTIC, FOR WHICH A PERSON DESERVES TO BE HONORED WITH PARADISE AS WIDE AS THE HEAVENS AND EARTH, WHICH HAS BEEN PREPARED FOR THE PIOUS.
CONTROLLING ANGER IS ONE OF THE FOREMOST CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PIOUS.
"...RESTRAIN YOUR TONGUE AND (SPEAK NOTHING) BUT GOOD."

The Fish and I: Ponder on this!

By a German Poet The other day, I went to the sea And asked the fish,  "Do you know who made the ocean and you in i...