Tag Archives: Hadith

Gluttony: A Life of Chomping, Urges & Gulps (2/2)

Guilty of Gluttony? [Gluttony,] according to the teaching of the Angelic Doctor, [St. Thomas Aquinas] may happen in five ways which are set forth in the scholastic verse: “Prae-propere, laute, nimis, ardenter, studiose”:… too soon, too expensively, too much, too … Continue reading

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A Mind on Nutrition: The Thought of Eating Well

Spiritual Nutrition Just like you need physical food for physical strength, you need spiritual food for spiritual strength. The Bible describes itself as spiritual food — the water, milk, bread, and meat of our spiritual lives. It’s everything you need … Continue reading

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Divine Friendship: In a Relationship of Dependence & Trust

True and Eternal Friendship And the scripture was fulfilled that says, “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,” and he was called God’s friend. [James 2:23 (NIV)]. The majesty and glory of God are awe-inspiring. His … Continue reading

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Faith That Works: the Right Side of Full Justification

Planning for Salvation For by grace ye are saved through faith: and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast. [Ephesians 2:8–9 (KJV)]. Even so faith, if it hath not works, … Continue reading

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High-tech Holiness: Cultivatng Sanctity in a Technological World (1/2)

Toward Sanctity .And the Lord said to Moses, “Say to all the congregation of the people of Israel, ‘You shall be holy; for I the Lord your God am holy.’” [Leviticus 19:1-2]. Sanctity is the Divine light we see radiating … Continue reading

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Fasting Quotes: Islam & Ramadan; Quran; Hadith; Imams (7/7)

Ramadan & Fasting Quotes: Quran; Hadith; Imams; & Shaykhs Quran on Ramadan, Fasting Hadith on Ramadan, Fasting Imams, Shaykhs on Ramadan, Fasting Imam Ja’far Al-Sadiq (83 – 148 AH) (702 – 765 C.E.) Imam al-Ghazali (450 – 503 AH)(c. 1058–1111 C.E.) Shaykh … Continue reading

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Repentance, Forgiveness and Catharsis

Repentance and Catharsis Yet if you devote your heart to him and stretch out your hands to him,  if you put away the sin that is in your hand and allow no evil to dwell in your tent,  then, free … Continue reading

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Spiritual Healing: Emotions, Nutrition & Our Immune System

Emotions, Nutrition & Our Immune System Worship is the believer’s response of all that he is – mind, emotions, will, and body – to all that God is and says and does. This response has its mystical side in subjective … Continue reading

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