When I’m silent and Listening to myself within, I Feel Like Writing.
When I see others trying to stop me, I feel like Laughing.
When I sit and Watch beloved Sheihu Salawatia from far, I feel like Crying. Continue reading “I Feel Like (Poem)”
Commitment in people’s life is what directs them to achieve their set targets. Without a commitment to a chosen course, life becomes meaningless and people set to be content with whatever comes their way. When you discover your joy, which will be in living your mission, William James has some good counsel for you, “Start Immediately. Do it Flamboyantly! No Exceptions!” Continue reading “What is Your Commitment in Life?”
In life, some people are engaged in blaming others for whatever happens to them. They blame everyone except themselves. Are you in the blame game or you have taken responsibility of everything that happens to you as a person? Responsibility means to respond with ability instead of react. Continue reading “Take Responsibility of Your Life”
“Life is a series of collisions with the future. It is not the sum of what we have, but what we yearn to be” says Jose Ortega. What is your belief about yourself and the world? Is your belief positive or negative and what impact does it has on you? Richard Carswell states in his book ‘From Success To Significance’ that, “the Law of Belief states that whatever you believe with emotion and conviction becomes your reality.” Continue reading “Your Belief Creates Your World”
It will surprise you to know that, the complete Ramadan Qur’anic exegesis for 2016 of Sheihu Salawatia (Qutb Zaman) centered on Qur’an Chapter 1:5. The verse reads “You alone do we worship, and You alone do we ask for help.”
This verse talks about the pledge or commitment every Muslim made with Allah not to worship any except Him alone. It is also a commitment we made not to seek assistance from any but He alone. Continue reading “Sheihu Dr. Imam Salawatia 2016 Tafsir Theme”
How strange and foolish is man. He loses his health in gaining wealth. Then, to regain his health he wastes his wealth. He ruins his present while worrying about his future, but weeps in the future by recalling his past. He lives as though death shall never come to him, but dies in a way as if he were never born. By Imam Ali (a.s)
How important is food to man? As the saying goes, ‘do we eat to live or we live to eat’? Does the food we eat play any significant role in our help system? Continue reading “Healthy living and the food we eat.”
Beloved ones of God, you may belong to any race, cast, creed, or nation, still you are all impartially beloved by God. You may be a believer or an unbeliever in the supreme Being, but He cares not. His mercy and grace flow through all His powers, without distinction of friend or foe. Continue reading “Why must we glorify God?”
Intellect is the knowledge obtained by experience of names and forms; wisdom is the knowledge which manifests only from the inner being; to acquire intellect one must delve into studies, but to obtain wisdom, Continue reading “Intellect and Wisdom”
Sheihu Dr. Imam Rashid Salawatia (Qutb Zaman) is the Supreme Spiritual Leader of the Salawatia Muslims Mission in Ghana. He is a retired military officer and the first commissioned Chief Imam of the Ghana Armed Forces. He hails from Tamale metropolis in the Northern Region of Ghana but currently resides in Accra – Ashongman Estates in the Greater Accra Region.
Continue reading “Get to know Sheihu Salawatia (Qutb Zaman)”
Imam Ali (a.s) advised Malik al-Ashtar when he appointed him governor of Egypt when he was the caliph of the Muslim Ummah as follows:
Surely, the virtuous are known by the reputation that Allah circulates for them through the tongues of His creatures. Therefore, the best collection with you should be the collection of good deeds. So, control your passions and check your heart from doing what is not lawful for you, because checking the heart means detaining it just half way between what it likes and dislikes. Continue reading “Leadership Counsel by Imam Ali (A.S)”