16 Ramadan 2013: To the One and Only

Low self-esteem causes me to believe that I have so little worth that my response does not matter. With repentance, however, I understand that being worth so much to God is why my response is so important. Repentance is remedial work to mend our minds and hearts, which get bent by sin. – John Ortberg Jr.


This post is dedicated to he who is our creator. This post is dedicated to he who bestows blessings on us that cannot be counted or valued. This post is dedicated to he who allows us to do right and do wrong and each time go back to him in repentance and be accepted in all our being. This post is dedicated to he who nothing, absolutely nothing in this world, is like him.

As we enter into the last few nights of the third of forgiveness, we seek forgiveness for every breath that was wasted without sincerity to him and we seek forgiveness for every act that was not full of goodness. We seek forgiveness for the times our tongues and minds said or thought something that was not in his pleasure and we seek forgiveness for thinking less of him when his love for us exceeds the love of a mother or parent to her or his child.

Whether in the Quran, the equivalent of the Torah and Bible, prophets, PBUH or companion sayings, whenever guidance was sought on matters, it was frequently advised to “seek forgiveness .. seek forgiveness .. seek forgiveness”.

We ask on this blessed night, repentance and forgiveness for ourselves, others, and all of humanity from the one and only God Almighty.

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