Honesty and Hard Work
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | September 26, 2016
Prophet Moses was born in Egypt, where he lived for about thirty years. Then, for some reason, he had to leave Egypt and after a long journey he reached Midian (Syria). When he was resting on the outskirts of Midian, an interesting incident took place which has been narrated as follows in the Quran:
When Moses arrived at the well of Midian, he found a gr...
Working Your Way Up
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | September 19, 2016
A man entered a certain recruiting office and said, “I want to join as a soldier.” “But how old are you?” the sergeant asked. “Sixty,” was the man’s reply. “You know quite well that sixty is too old for you to become a soldier.” “All right, if sixty is too old for a soldier, don’t you need any generals?”
If one wants to start one’s career as a general, one will b...
In Giving We Receive
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | September 12, 2016
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The Plight of Man
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | September 05, 2016
How grand and imposing the dome appeared from afar. Less so when the great edifice was entered and there appeared, lying as low as low could be, a solitary grave. What a contrast between that mighty dome – a symbol of human greatness, and that lowly grave – testimony to man’s utter helplessness. The two constructions presented a picture of the startling discrepancy...
The Test of Adversity
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | August 29, 2016
God, in creating man, endowed him with nobility of character. He then set him down in a world fraught with moral dangers. Life then for a person becomes a great moral tussle, a struggle in which right and wrong pull him in opposite directions. Those who consistently do good works, who, in short, do their utmost to preserve the noble image in which God created them...