Inspirational Quote for Ramadan: Day 5: Steadiness
Soul guides and prophets have an innate innocence, but they are subject to the same consequences as everyone. If a donkey veers off-course, he will be hit with a stick. If you do wrong you will be punished. Abu Bakr said that steadiness is the central virtue. From the mind’s stability come right action which in turn balances the intelligence.
They asked me why were prophets given hardship. I said it helps to have clear indications. And I added silently to myself, Be more humble like someone held captive. Bow to the one who can free you.
Well beyond the reach of its fragrance
I try to remember and say this longing