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The 4 Main Stages of Faith That You Must Know Right Now

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Faith. What is faith? Faith is the confidence that what you want or wish will surely happen. My life experiences and the spiritual books I have read have made me realize that faith has the following four stages.
1. The Conception Stage
In the conception phase, faith exists as an idea. An individual conceives an idea, believes in it, but does nothing about it.
2. The Devotion Stage
In this stage, an individual invests his time, finances, and energy in his idea. For example, if you want to be a famous musician, you enter the devotion phase when you start spending most of your time and resources on singing and recording music, and if you wish to be a businessman, you enter the devotion phase when you channel your resources to your business idea.
Directing your resources to your ideas means that you have faith in them. Many individuals have beautiful ideas, but they fail to execute them because they do not invest in them. They fear losing their money, which clearly shows that they do not have faith in their ideas.
3. The Trials Stage
This is the stage where many folks give up. Here, you face very huge obstacles that you can’t imagine overcoming. This stage tests our faith in ourselves, our ideas, and our Creator. We need great amounts of faith for us to pass through this stage. Here, we need to remember that our willpower is stronger than any obstacle and that it’s always darkest just before dawn.
4. The Generation Stage
Finally, in this stage, your faith pays off, and wonderful things begin occurring in your life because you get what you believed you’d get. For instance, your business idea starts producing profits, or people start appreciating your talent.

Therefore, assess your lives and dreams, and know the stage of faith that you are in, and work on ascending to the higher stages. I love you all. May the Creator’s grace and love be with you.

 

 

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  1. Ibrahim Athman

    January 17, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    Wonderful.don’t know about this.

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16 Great Mind-Opening Quotes By Jalal ad-Din Rumi

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Jalal ad-Din Rumi was an ancient Muslim poet and Sufi mystic who taught about pain, positivity and following our purpose. He also taught about the importance of realizing the greatness within us. Here are some of his greatest mind-opening quotes.

  1. ‘Sorrow prepares you for joy.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. ‘This universe is not outside of you, look inside yourself, everything you want, you are already that.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. ‘Don’t grieve, anything you lose comes round in another form.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. Why are you so enchanted by this world, when a mine of gold lies within you.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. ‘There is an inner wakefulness that directs the dream and that will eventually startle us back to the truth of who we are.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

 

  1. ‘You wander from room to room hunting for the diamond necklace that is already around your neck.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. You were born with wings you were not meant for crawling, so don’t you have wings, learn to use them and fly.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

 

  1. ‘Everyone is made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. ‘Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.’- Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

 

  1. ‘Yesterday I was clever, I wanted to change the world. Today, I am wise, I want to change myself.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. ‘The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear (the wisdom of the soul).’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi.

 

 

  1. ‘There is a voice that doesn’t use words; listen.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. ‘Maybe you are searching on the branches for what appears in the roots (Don’t look for answers outside of you because all your answers are within you).’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. ‘The wound is where the light enters.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. ‘When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in a perfect position to pray.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

  1. ‘There is a force within that gives you life, seek that.’ – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

 

Which quote did you love the most? You are free to inquire about the meaning of any quote, and add more Rumi quotes in the comment box below.

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The Top 5 Amazing Takeaways from Yasmin Mogahed’s book: RECLAIM YOUR HEART

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Yasmin Mogahed’s book, Reclaim Your Heart, was written to free your heart from slavery and enable you to have a positive perception towards hardships. The book also reveals the importance of placing our hope in God and advises us on how to react when we fall.

Besides this, the book is inspiring and also easy-to-read. I learned several things from the book, and I believe it made me wiser.

Here are 5 remarkable lessons I learned from Yasmin Mogahed’s book.

  1. Pain Warns Us That Something is Wrong

According to Yasmin, pain is a warning that something is wrong and we need to make changes in our lives. For example, heart-breaks tell us that we are too attached to a particular person, and we need to let go of him/her. They force us to make internal changes.

  1. The importance of Hardships

Hardships purify our souls and move us closer to God. They also remind us about the Greatness of God, and how small we are compared to his greatness. Difficulties awaken us from our recklessness and show us where we are heading to. For this reason, we must embrace hardships

  1. Life is a Test

‘The present world is an illusory pleasure: you are sure to be tested through your possessions and persons’ – Yasmin Mogahed, Reclaim Your Heart

We must realize that Life is a test that God uses to bring us closer to Him. Besides this, we must see life as a test because this perception enables us to realize that we can learn something from everything that happens to us. Lastly, we must strive to realize how we can pass the test of life.

  1. The Importance of Fasting

Yasmin teaches that fasting enables us to control our soul’s desires because it makes us learn to restrain our physical desires. By learning to avoid eating food while no one is watching, fasting also trains us to avoid indulging in immoral activities when people aren’t watching.

  1. The Definition of Spiritual Awakening

Spiritual awakening occurs when you realize that you had a wrong perception of the world. For this reason, awakening enables you to have a truer and beautiful life. It makes you fully aware and makes you realize that you can do and have anything you want. Lastly, when you awaken, nothing from your past will matter.

I believe these lessons will be of help to you on the journey of life. You are welcome to share in the comment box below the lesson you think is the most valuable.

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