Lace of Wisdom


1. Be very wary of disobedience to Allah Most High — and really cleave to His door.

2. Devote your energies and your efforts to His obedient service — apologetically and submissively.

3. Devote your energies and your efforts to His obedient service — admitting your shortcomings in all humility.

4. Devote your energies and your efforts to His obedient service — paying no attention to His creatures and not following your own inclinations.

5. Devote your energies and your efforts to His obedient service — seeking no worldly or otherworldly recompense.

6. Devote your energies and your efforts to His obedient service — seeking no promotion to high positions and honorable stations.

7. Be fully aware that you are His servant, and that the servant and all he possesses belong to his Master, against whom he has no claim.

8. Observe good manners and do not be distrustful of your Master — for ‘everything with Him is according to measure.’

9. Know that none can bring forward what He has postponed, and none can put back what He has brought to the fore.

10. Know that you will receive what He has assigned to you at the proper moment and time. [Above quotes by Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani]

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