What Is The Divine Purpose In Creation Of Human Races?

What Is The Divine Purpose In Creation Of Human Races? “O mankind! We created you from a single [pair] of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know each other (49:13).” That is, “I created you as peoples, nations, and tribes, so...

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Lost and Found

Lost and Found The long corridor with a hole at the end of it-a doorway, of course-made him feel uneasy. The sound of his fellow-students’ footsteps, their talking to each other, their smart, white coats, was somewhat reassuring. Selim kept up with them and entered the room. It was spacious...

Agape “Divine Love”

Agape is Divine Love Agape (agapē) is a Greco-Christian term referring to love, “the highest form of love, charity” and “the love of God for man and of man for God”.[1] The word is not to be confused with philia, brotherly love, as it embraces a universal, unconditional love that transcends and...

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Mahabba (Love)

Mahabba (Love) Mahabba means fondness, tender and kind feelings, inclination, and love. Love that affects and invades one’s feelings is called passion; love that is so deep and irresistible that it burns for union[1] is called fervor and enthusiasm. Sufis have defined love as the relation of the heart with...

Dahsha and Hayra (Utmost Astonishment and Amazement)

Dahsha and Hayra (Utmost Astonishment and Amazement) Every traveler journeying in valleys of love and zeal sometimes burns with the fire of love, and sometimes overflows with joy owing to the “wine of immortality” offered by the Beloved. While burning, the lover sighs: O Cup bearer, I have burned away....

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How Can I Be More Spiritual?

How Can I Be More Spiritual? So how can you improve your spiritual health? Identify things in your life that give you a sense of inner peace, comfort, strength, love, and connection. Take time for yourself each day. Solitary activities, no matter how long you spend doing them, give you...

The Comfort of Friends

The Comfort of Friends They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies. Nor can spirits ever be divided that love and live in the same divine principle; the root and record of their friendship. If absence be not death, neither is...

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Meditation And Pain

Meditation And Pain Meditation and pain is the study of the physiological mechanisms underlying meditation-specifically its neural components- that implicate it in the reduction of pain perception.[1] Meditation is a behavioral method that has been used for several thousand years to monitor and regulate emotion and attention.[2] Broadly speaking, meditation...

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Submission to God in The Old Testament

Submission to God in The Old Testament The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. (Psalms, 28:7) Those who trust in the Lord… which can not be shaken but endures forever. (Psalms, 125:1) He said: “The Lord is my strength, my...

Goddess

Goddess A goddess is a female deity. Goddesses have been linked with virtues such as beauty, love, motherhood and fertility (Mother-goddess cult in prehistoric times). They have also been associated with ideas such as war, creation, and death. In some faiths, a sacred female figure holds a central place in religious prayer and worship....

Love of God in Christianity

Love of God in Christianity The love of God is a prevalent concept both in the Old Testament and the New Testament. Love is a key attribute of God in Christianity, even if in the New Testament the expression “God is love” explicitly occurs only twice and in two not too distant verses: 1 John 4:8,16. The love...

Love of God

Love of God In these bleak and inauspicious days, when our hearts are over­whelmed with enmity, when our spirits are sickened, when hatred and antagonism are out of control, it is crystal clear that we need love and mercy as we need water or air. We seem to have forgotten...

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Prayers of Hope

Prayers of Hope Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one’s life or the world at large. As a verb, its definitions include: “expect with confidence” and “to cherish a desire with anticipation.” Among...

Love of Christ

Love of Christ The love of Christ is a central element of Christian belief and theology.[1] It refers to the love of Jesus Christ for humanity, the love of Christians for Christ, and the love of Christians for others.[2] These aspects are distinct in Christian teachings—the love for Christ is a reflection of his love for his followers.[3]   The...

What Is Love of God?

What Is Love of God? Love of God can mean either love for God or love by God. Love for God (philotheia) is associated with the concepts of worship, and devotions towards God.[1]   The Greek term theophilia means the love or favour of God,[2] and theophilos means friend of God, originally in the sense of being loved by God or...

Prayers for Love and Affection

Prayers for Love and Affection Love encompasses a range of strong and positive emotional and mental states, from the most sublime virtue or good habit, the deepest interpersonal affection and to the simplest pleasure. Love is also considered to be a virtue representing human kindness, compassion, and affection, as “the unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another”. It may...

Prayers of Devotion

Prayers of Devotion Devotion also means a commitment or dedication to some purpose. Your devotion recycling is noble, but can you wait until I’ve read the newspaper? The plural noun devotions can have a religious meaning too, meaning prayers offered to God. Main articles: Marian Devotions, Rosary Devotions And Spirituality, Catholic Devotions, Anglican...

Adoration

Adoration Adoration is respect, reverence, strong admiration or devotion in a certain person, place, or thing. The term comes from the Latin adōrātiō, meaning “to give homage or worship to someone or something”. Ancient Rome In classical Rome, adoration was primarily an act of homage or worship, which, among the Romans, was performed by raising the...

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The Perfect Happiness In Life

The Perfect Happiness In Life O my heedless self! If you would like to understand to some degree the aim of your life and its nature, its apparent form and meaning, and the perfect happiness in your life, then look! The aims of your life can be summarized as the...

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The Necessity And Fruits Of Worship

The Necessity And Fruits Of Worship Love is the raison d’etre of this universe. O my selfish soul! O worldly friend! Love is the raison d’etre of this universe. It is also the bond between all things, and the light of existence and its life. Since man is the most...

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