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Understanding Feelings

Understanding Feelings Feelings tell us much about how we are currently relating to the world and other people. By learning from our feelings we can know ourselves better and can govern our emotions with sensitivity and understanding. Feelings and emotions are very important in the interactions between the mind of...

Nightmare

What Is A Nightmare? A nightmare, also called a bad dream,[1] is an unpleasant dream that can cause a strong emotional response from the mind, typically fear but also despair, anxiety and great sadness. However, psychological nomenclature differentiates between nightmares and bad dreams, specifically, people remain asleep during bad dreams whereas...

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Rida (Resignation)

Rida (Resignation) Rida (resignation) means showing no rancor or rebellion against misfortune, and accepting all manifestations of Destiny without complaint and even better peacefully. In other words, one should welcome all things and events, even those normally associated with distress and terror. Another beautiful definition of resignation is having or...

Inbisat (Expansion)

Inbisat (Expansion) Literally meaning growing larger and deeper, spreading and expanding, Sufis use inbisat to signify the relaxing of one’s heart, to the extent allowed by the Shari’a, so that it can embrace everybody and make them pleased or contented with one’s gentle words and pleasant manners. In the context...

Khawf and Khashya (Fear and Reverence)

Khawf and Khashya (Fear and Reverence) In Sufism, khawf (fear) denotes abstaining not only from all that is forbidden, but also from those deeds from which it is advisable to refrain. It also signifies, as the opposite of hope or expectation, that a traveler on the path to Truth does...

Fear Of God According To The Torah

Fear Of God According To The Torah But from everlasting to everlasting the Lord’s love is with those who fear Him… (Psalms, 103:17) The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow His precepts have good understanding. (Psalms, 111:10) Serve the Lord with fear and rejoice...

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Is God Afraid Of Us?

Is God Afraid Of Us? God is Eternal, God does not fear death because it is a gateway created by God. Some Christians indirectly claim that God is full of fear, and is horrified of pain and death. These are the Christians who claim Jesus is God. Here we will...

Love Versus Fear; Which One?

Love Versus Fear; Which One? Love is the reason for the creation of the universe. It is also the bond between all things, and the light of existence and its life. Since man is the most comprehensive fruit of existence, a love so overflowing as to invade the whole universe...

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