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Footpath

ImageBrother Nadir Amirali on the the journey towards Allah [swt]. The journey follows a footpath until we reach our destination.

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Footpath Toward Allah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

someone asks
where are you going
i say
on

i will climb mountains
cross rivers
and i will see the sun
rise and set many times

on and on
leaving behind the useless
so that i can keep light
picking up new things
so my journey is easier

i wake up at dawn
find an empty mosque and
finish my prayer
sit alone in a corner

and i realize

God is in the villages at the end of this road
the wind in my hair and the flowers in the hills

About Nadir Amirali

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  • Masooma

    Amazing. I love all your work…your articles are interesting and focused and your poems are just outstanding! Please keep on writing for Islamic Insights!