Arabic Proverb: Silence is an Answer to the Stupid

Yes, you have said it all. Silence is Golden. Jazaki’llahu khair

Scottish Muslimah

Today I wanted to share an Arabic proverb which is so simple yet powerful

السكوت على الاحمق جوابه

Literal translation: Silence is an answer to the stupid.

There are some things which, to put it frankly, do not deserve a response. For whatever reason that may be, sometimes people are looking for a reaction of some kind, they may be saying something which they intend to provoke, offend or insult.

Rather than rise to it, silence is the best response. Then you do not say anything which could be held against you, you do nothing wrong in giving a response of silence. Not only that, but it lets that person know that whatever they said, was not appropriate or worthy of giving attention to.

If someone says something rude, hurtful, provoking, manipulative or inappropriate, then that ultimately is something stupid and giving a response will only make that person go…

View original post 147 more words

As Sunset Approached

Jazaki’llahu khair. Niece piece from the servant that have hope in Allah

Scottish Muslimah

As sunset arrived she sincere and heartfelt du'a, knowing that this...

As sunset approached, she made sincere and heartfelt du’a, knowing that this is the time when supplications are readily accepted; the time between Asr and Maghrib salah; the time just before the fast is broken. She prayed for her fast to be accepted. She prayed for forgiveness for all of the muslims and herself. She prayed for Jannah to be written for everyone. She prayed for good in this life and the next. She prayed for her deepest and most desired dreams to come true.

She broke her fast with dates and sips of water, as the Prophet SAW did.

She prayed Maghrib and as she set the table for iftar for her and her family she looked out the window. She stopped for a moment, the beauty of the sky caught her completely off guard. She was stunned at how casually such a beautiful spectacle held itself in the…

View original post 101 more words