Divine Manifestation

The Deeper Realities of Love, and One Another

Like me, you may be familiar with the old adage: “You only hurt the ones you love.” I have been presented with this many times, in many different ways. Unknown to me, I had been living by this model for most of my life. My love for other people came largely in the way of …continue reading…

How Can You Know the Divine Light Within You?

How Can You Know the Divine Light Within You?

  Intellectually, most of us have some notion that the Essence of Spirit is contained within us. God created the human being in His image, as a reflection of His Light. This is one of the core concepts in Sufism that lies at the foundation of why we were created and why we are here …continue reading…

Powerlessness: 3 Ways it Show Up, and How to Take Your Power Back

Powerlessness: 3 Ways it Show Up, and How to Take Your Power Back

    The topic of Powerlessness has been showing up in many ways lately. It is always present in some way, but it seems to be highlighted in flashing neon lately – a gift to help to learn about the subtle tricks of the shaytan that keep us from trusting in Allah. Here are a …continue reading…

Amany Shares Secrets About the Number 7

Amany Shares Secrets About the Number 7

    “You think you are a small star, when in fact you contain the whole universe.” -Sidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Jamal     Do you ever notice that when you think you’ve grasped a spiritual concept, there appears another door that leads to a whole dimension you hadn’t been aware of? I do. The universe …continue reading…

Are You the Microcosm or the Macrocosm?

Are You the Microcosm or the Macrocosm?

Sidi teaches in his book Path to Allah, Most High, that we human beings are all a part of one body, each a cell in the larger body of the universe. “If you look closely, you will find that the human being is called the big man, or the big world, or the microcosm, and …continue reading…

To What Extent Do We Create Our Own Reality?

To What Extent Do We Create Our Own Reality?

    Quick announcement before today’s article: We’re just 4 weeks away from the start of the Spring Masters of Divinity program. If you are interested in the Masters of Divinity program, please connect with one of our enrollment specialists to begin your application process now. CLICK HERE to connect with an Enrollment Specialist.   …continue reading…

Only 16 days left in 2016!  What?

Only 16 days left in 2016! What?

Wow!  You may have been hearing that time is speeding up.  Seems entirely true when you realize there are only 16 days left in this year – counting today!  Where did it go? At the beginning of 2016, we offered a class on Setting Foundations for a Meaningful Life – a formula for living a …continue reading…

Gratitude, Abundance, & Sufficiency

Gratitude, Abundance, & Sufficiency

We’re in the season of gratitude and giving.   This is a strong community. I believe you are practicing gratitude every day, and perhaps this is a time to spend more time to allow your heart to be expanded by the feelings of gratitude, to turn to Allah in awe for the many gifts we’ve …continue reading…

To Accept or To Change: The Wisdom to Know the Difference

“Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me.” These are the words to a beautiful hymn that most of us have grown up with. With the tragedies we are facing today sparking pain, grief and fears in our hearts and bellies, it’s hard to know what to say or do, or …continue reading…

Join Us on the Path of Love

Our Path of Love event is right around the corner! It takes place September 20-23 in beautiful Petaluma, California. We guarantee you won’t want to miss this life-changing opportunity. For more information, download the event flier here or click here to visit the enrollment page.