Instant Rewards Stunt Growth

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Has the sun ever risen over the horizon in a sudden flash? Has night instantly blanketed the sky at dusk? Has a seed ever sprouted into a tree overnight? Has a caterpillar ever become a butterfly without a long, intense struggle? Doesn’t it take nine whole months forContinue reading “Instant Rewards Stunt Growth”

It Ain’t Over Till You Win!

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Today, I learned something profound about bad days. Turns out, “I didn’t have a bad day. I had a character developing day.” (Les Brown) The sun always rises again for a new day. No matter how dark it gets, you know, without the shadow of a conceivable doubt,Continue reading “It Ain’t Over Till You Win!”

How to Overcome Gravity

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Resistance is a very strong force. Resistance is what stops you from waking up early in the morning. Resistance is what sticks you to your chair when you know you should be working out. Resistance is what holds you back from speaking up for what’s right. Resistance isContinue reading “How to Overcome Gravity”

How To Get Everything You Want

When you try to stay on the surface of the water, you sink. But when you try to sink, you float. Alan Watts Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Thought experiment: Is a bottle of water in the ocean at one with it? Is it separate from the ocean? Yes, it is separated fromContinue reading “How To Get Everything You Want”

Remember When It Was Only Him

A Bedouin was asked how he came to know his Lord. He said: Droppings point to the existence of livestock, And footprints point to that of passers by, So constellations that fill the sky, and an earth filled with valleys, And oceans filled with waves, Does that not point to Al-Latīf, Al-Khabīr? Peace be uponContinue reading “Remember When It Was Only Him”

How My Eczema Went Away Forever

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! One day, I woke up. Stumbling over to the bathroom sink in my sleepy stupor, I stretched my arms and greeted myself in the mirror. “G’mornin’!” As real me met mirror me, our eyes widened with horror. Did a bee sting me? Did I have an allergic reaction?Continue reading “How My Eczema Went Away Forever”

Who You Really Are

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! There is only one truth underlying the breathtaking diversity of all the worlds. That’s why it’s called the truth. You see, when the windows are thick with dust, the sun may appear blurry, barely visible. As the days pass on, you may even come to think it doesn’tContinue reading “Who You Really Are”

How to Lose Weight So You Can Fly II

Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Disclaimer: This is my story, and my research. However, this statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Remember that our physical existence is intimately connected to the mental and spiritual parts of us. The comfort of the bodyContinue reading “How to Lose Weight So You Can Fly II”

What are “vibes” anyway?

Peace be with you always, you beautiful human being! Be aware of your own worth, do not beg for light from the moon, obtain it from the spark within you. Iqbal This is one of my absolute favorite topics. Physics, Self-Development & Islam. Those are my core passions in a nutshell. Did you ever pauseContinue reading “What are “vibes” anyway?”

Darwin’s Survival of the Fittest Isn’t Real

The lamps are different, but the Light is the same. One matter, one energy, one Light, one Light-mind, endlessly emanating all things. Rumi Peace be upon you, beautiful human being! Have you ever heard of redwood trees? Yup, these bad boys right here! Or rather…my undeniable proof for all of you who think life isContinue reading “Darwin’s Survival of the Fittest Isn’t Real”