Tuesday, June 20, 2006

The Value of Silence...

Peace, one and all...
I was making wudu this evening for my Isha prayer and my wife called me, as she needed something from me. Often, in the past, I would have called back (possibly being angered by the interruption). Tonight, by contrast, it occured to me that I should keep silent whilst making wudu.
Al hamdu lillah, it made a real difference. Not only was I able to concentrate better on my wudu, it also meant that I didn't repsond without thinking.
There is, indeed, value in silence.
Ma'as salama,
Abdur Rahman


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