Tag: OLD AGE

Imagine this were your story

You have reached old age, living with your spouse. You spent a lifetime working hard to lavish upon your children every possible advantage. But now they have grown up...

Reflecting on the Childhood of Old Age

After declaring that had He wished He could blind and deform them, Abū Hayyan explains how Allāh turns their attention to a sign that points to the truth of this declaration. Growing into old age. For, every one of them, if not deformed or rendered incapable, will inevitably, regress after

Prophetic Teacher Training: the Believer and the Palm Tree

Prophetic Teacher Training: the Believer and the Palm Tree ʿAbdullāh b. ʿUmar (raḍiy Allāhu ʿanhu) reported that Allāh’s Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “‘There is a tree amongst trees, the leaves of which do not wither and that is like a Muslim; tell me which that can be?’