To Muslim friends who celebrate the occasion of the Prophet’s birthday, today, I wish you and loved ones a blessed Mawlid el Nabi 🙇🏻♂️
To everyone else, Peace, all ways 🕊
Below,are inspirational sayings of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ as a reminder of his gentle and wise nature (contrary to what Islamophobes would have you believe):
Refrain from seeing and speaking of the vices of mankind, which you know are in yourself.
The most excellent Jihad is that for the conquest of self.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
The exercise of religious duty will not atone for the fault of an abusive tongue.
Whoever hath been given gentleness, hath been given a good portion in this world and the next.
"Give me advice," said someone. Muhammad said, Be not angry."
Humility and courtesy are acts of piety.
The Faithful do not die; perhaps they become translated from this perishable world to the world of eternal existences.
Speak to men according to their mental capacities, for if you speak all things to all men, some cannot understand you, and so fall into errors.
Trust in God – but tie your camel first.
Verily your deeds will be brought back to you, as if you yourself were the creator of your own punishment.
If Judgement Day arrives as you are planting a tree, continue planting the tree.
Truly in the body there is a morsel of flesh, which, if it be whole, all the body is whole, and which, if it is diseased, all of [the body] is diseased. Truly, it is the heart.
I know not what will be done with me or with you. I follow only that which is revealed to me.*