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Istiqaamat ~ Steadfastness

إِنَّ الَّذِينَ قَالُوا رَبُّنَا اللَّهُ ثُمَّ اسْتَقَامُوا تَتَنَزَّلُ عَلَيْهِمُ الْمَلَائِكَةُ أَلَّا تَخَافُوا وَلَا تَحْزَنُوا وَأَبْشِرُوا بِالْجَنَّةِ الَّتِي كُنتُمْ تُوعَدُونَ

Indeed, those who have said, “Our Lord is Allah ” and then remained on a right course – the angels will descend upon them, , “Do not fear and do not grieve but receive good tidings of Paradise, which you were promised.  992 more words


Not the best in journalism

How to explain the “journalists” at the Yahoo! front page writing about a giant in journalism? You can bet that you wouldn’t find a newspaper spelled one way in The Washington Post: 27 more words



Eventually the gangrene will set in, rotten to the core until the limb falls off.  Then there is no way back – well unless you consider prosthetics – but it’s not really the same as your original limb. 344 more words


To be or not to be: Anomaly

When teachers have to input the marks of their students to get the class average, there is sometimes a mark that does not fit in with the rest. 286 more words

Val's Notebook

You write the top, I'll write the bottom

In our continuing saga of “You Write the Top, I’ll Write the Bottom,” it’s a battle of the need for acute accents over the E’s in résumé on yahoo.com:


The 10 000 Hour Rule

The 10 000 hour rule claims that if you spend 10 000 hours one one activity then your level of skill in the particular activity will be at an elite level. 387 more words

What About Inconsistencies in the Bible?

I couldn’t fit this into the last post without interrupting the flow, but thought this would be important to address. I believe I would be committing an injustice if I did not address the question of how I personally reconcile divinity and apparent inconsistencies in the Bible (inconsistencies not in translation, but in facts and teachings). 641 more words