« Your nickname when blogging here | Main | From Big-Tree Yahoo! egroup »

Saturday, 11 February 2006

Comments

Hasan

Mas, thanks for the article. I have not finished reading it in one sitting, but already it is very inspirational. Allahyarham K's "attitude" of "redha" is the most heartfelt explanation of "redha" I've found. So I now understand "redha" much better that puts in perspective the happenings in my daily life.

It is ironic that choosing "surrender"/"redha" over "strength" results in strength after all!

I wanted to wait after finishing reading the article before commenting here, but I decided to write tonight because I just told my wife, Marsila that I'll print it for her to read. This is because she is in tears being moved by how her younger sister, Hawa is so "strong" with worsening cancer - I offered to Marsila that Hawa has probably found the "redha attitude".

I read the book "Tuesdays With Morrie" by Mitch Albom in 2003 and 2005 and saw the movie on Hallmark channel in 2005 -- each of the 3 instances I cry. Now halfway through the article, I cry with Marsila.

Morrie gave the perspective of a western professor facing death, already inspirational. Allahyarham K's article from a Muslim's perspective "completes" the perspecive.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)