Be like a Bee

Twas said to us ‘be like a bee, Who lightly treads and goes with ease, Who purely gives and so receives.’ In peace he comes, and gently leaves In one of his lessons Sayyidi al-Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him)[1] called us to reflect upon the following beautiful hadith, narrated by Imam Ahmad on…

A forgotten cause…

…or at least I hope not Many of you will have seen this documentary. If you haven’t, then I recommend you do. The town mentioned at the beginning if my home town – Haresta. Though it seems there is little we can do to help Syria, Yemen and our brothers and sisters in all the…

A Rollercoaster Ride

It is said that upon seeking sacred knowledge, a person will face the greatest obstacles as Satan aims to divert the person from seeking the path to his Lord. . This has certainly been the case in my experience of Cairo so far. Never have I faced such a rollercoaster of emotions during such as…