Thursday, April 9, 2009

On Spiritual Pride

Finally Gabriel gave Muhammad these instructions: ‘Do not become proud of your position. Do not become harsh towards those weaker than yourself. And always speak of God’s kindness to you.’ And Muhammad obeyed these instructions diligently throughout his life.

-Ibn Isaq, "The Life of Muhammad"

From "366 Readings From Islam," translated by Robert Van der Weyer.

3 comments:

Don said...

Good advice for all leaders.

human being said...

beautiful...
yes all we have is not ours... we are just taking care of it for a while... soon we should return it...

Don said...

In better shape than when we borrowed it.