Arrogance

25 May 19
Understanding A Course in Miracles

ACIM Text Reading for May 25 Chapter 16 ~ The Forgiveness of Illusions VI. The Bridge to the Real World The search for the special relationship is the sign that you equate yourself with the ego and not with God. For the special relationship has value only to the ego. To the ego, unless a […]

25 May 19
Sahibul-Saif Sheykh Abdul Kerim al-Kibrisi

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah, alhamdulillahi rabbil alamin wasalatu wa salamu ala rasulina muhammadin wa ala alihi wa sahbihi ajmain nahmadulllahu ta’ala wa nastaghfiruhu wa nashadu an-lailaha ilallahu wahdahu la sharika lah wa nashadu anna sayyidina muhammadin abduhu wa habibuhu wa rasuluhu salallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa azwajihi wa ashabihi wa atbaihi khulafail rashidin, mahdin min […]

25 May 19
Kafkaville

Ye olde Mr Heng (‘PM’ wannabe at full tilt) and those who claim to back him among the ruling class: 1. We don’t need another tearful display and theatrics at the national day rally (or anywhere else in public) by Dishonourables. Sort out the mess now, get rid of the disastrous baggage and those associated […]

25 May 19
Family History Biographies

There was a moment yesterday when I finally faced a few upsetting facts. I got really steamed up. I realised that every last man I met in school yesterday was likely on track to becoming a headmaster, not because they are brilliant, although I am sure some of them are, but simply because they are […]

25 May 19
Motivations and Reminders

عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ مَسْعُودٍ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ لَا يَدْخُلُ الْجَنَّةَ مَنْ كَانَ فِي قَلْبِهِ مِثْقَالُ ذَرَّةٍ مِنْ كِبْرٍ قَالَ رَجُلٌ إِنَّ الرَّجُلَ يُحِبُّ أَنْ يَكُونَ ثَوْبُهُ حَسَنًا وَنَعْلُهُ حَسَنَةً قَالَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ جَمِيلٌ يُحِبُّ الْجَمَالَ الْكِبْرُ بَطَرُ الْحَقِّ وَغَمْطُ النَّاسِ It is narrated on the authority of Abdullah b. Mas’ud […]

25 May 19
Aletho News

Hanan Ashrawi, Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee Member (UN Photo/Evan Schneider) By Stuart Littlewood | Dissident Voice | May 23, 2019 Grandma Ashrawi is more than a match for Israel’s stooges in the White House and whatever ‘deal of the century’ they have cooked up for the Holy Land. So the Trump administration will […]

25 May 19
Mental Health Awareness

So I had, for lack of a more appropriate phrase, an interesting conversation with someone while I was in the ward; and I thought it could be used as a good teaching moment. The relevant part of the conversation follows, verbatim: Friend: What triggered it what was the cause for the health act to be […]

25 May 19
Porter's Planet

As I emerged from the subway station, the sound of screaming train cars turned to that of chirping birds. The city air had transformed from its musty disposition to a crisp, fresh atmosphere. No longer was I in New York City, I thought. But regardless of what it seemed, there was no denying where I […]

25 May 19
Johnny's

Have you explored the dirt surrounding you Assuming there is dirt nearby indeed Have you communed with the trees, the birds and ants galore Has the joy brought you to your knees Or are you so wrapped up in something meaningless That you skip that universal connection the moment you walk out the door The […]

24 May 19
Sahibul-Saif Sheykh Abdul Kerim al-Kibrisi

BismillahirRahmanirRahim About the last ten days of Ramazan, that we are going to enter pretty soon. The Night of Power, Leylatul Qadr, it is a very powerful, very holy night, very important night, that if you can catch that night, just one night in your whole life, you will win in this life and in the […]

24 May 19
More Muzungu Musings

I was lying awake churning about Scomo winning the Australian Federal election, plagued by that Hillsong image, with his hand in the air worshipping a God that somehow supports his lack of care for people who are homeless; or for people struggling on Centrelink; or the thousands seeking asylum, waiting years without hope for a future; or for his disregard for a dying planet. When did Jesus ever say – A fair go for those who’ll have a go?

24 May 19
Walking Like a Camel

If you think leaders acting badly and making poor decisions is limited to communist Russia in the 1980s, think again. Here are some non-nuclear lessons leaders can learn from Chernobyl.

24 May 19
Costuming, Cosplay & Costume Clubs 101

Have you ever encountered #CostumeClub members while you were in #costume? Did they talk to you about your costume or #cosplay? Did they start to critique your costume and you make feel uncomfortable? If your answer to the last question was “yes”, you’re not alone. The practice by some costume club members critiquing & criticizing […]

24 May 19

In his latest article Reverend Anthony Wade, a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God, reviews a recent Charisma News article by Mark Virkler, who claims God told him ‘to get out of his theological box’.  However, as Rev. Wade rightly states – ‘the box they are referring to is known as the bible and […]