Two Wolves And You..

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, “I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, angry, violent one. The other wolf is the loving, compassionate one.”

The grandson asked him, “Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?”

The grandfather answered: “The one I feed.”

The greatest jihad (struggle) is the one that’s performed against one’s own whims and desrires. To keep the heart safe from such evil thoughts and fill it with love and mercy is one of the biggest jihads all of us have to undertake on a daily basis..

After all.. a jewellery box is only valuable if it has jewellery in it. The heart is only valuable if it has the love and obedience for Allah in it, not one that is filled with worldly desires or evil thoughts.

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Asalamualaikum !! =) A proud Hijabi, Writer, Nutritionist, Artist.. Click the link below and take a sneak peek into my world! =)
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6 Responses to Two Wolves And You..

  1. Asalamu alaiakum!
    While for searching for something, I landed here :D What a beautiful story. Thank you for sharing Jazakillah khair :)

    Don’t mind me…inshaAllah I’ll be looking around here :D

    • Nasmira says:

      Wa alaikum asalam wa rahmatulahi wa barakatuhu sis! :)
      jazakallah khair for stopping by and for your lovely comment..Its a pleasure to have u visit my blog..

      In fact, I visit your blog very often sis, I LOVE your beautiful advises..
      May Allah swt bless u and the crew with the best in this life and in the Next! :)

  2. Suhailah says:

    MashaAllah sis, i love the way you used stories to convey your messageg may Allah bless you in your efforts:) ameen!

    • Nasmira says:

      Jazakallah khair for your wonderful comment and du’a sis..
      may Allah swt bless u and this entire ummah! ameen :)
      thanks for dropping by and following the blog :)

  3. Assalamualaikum! :)

    So rightly put nasmira! Loved it! <3

    May Allah give us strength to win this jihaad of our own nafs and keep us steadfast in His religion!

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