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Dust is my bed

By Meshary Alarada

Dust is my bed, embraces me and it’s my cover now

The sand surrounds me even behind my back

And the grave tells a dankness of my affliction

And the brightness draws a line

 Where is my family’s love? They sold my loyalty! (more…)

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The love of the Beloved

By ibn al Qayyim al Jawziyah

The love of the Beloved
must be unconditionally returned.

If you claim love
yet oppose the Beloved,
then your love is but a pretence.
You love the enemies of your Beloved
and still seek love in return.

You fight the beloved of your Beloved.

Is this Love or the following of shaitan?

True devotion is nothing
but total submission
of body and soul
to One Love.

We have seen humans claim to submit,
yet their loyalties are many.

They put their trust here, and their hope there,
and their love is without consequence.

Source : Kitaab “Roudhotul muhibbiin wa nuz-hatul musytaqiin” The Garden of Lover and Yearner, Ibn al-Qoyyim al-Jawziyyah

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