Sunday July 6th 2014

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“Before you speak
let your words pass through three gates.

At the first gate, ask yourself
‘Is is true.’
At the second gate ask,
‘Is it necessary.’
At the third gate ask,
‘Is it kind.’”
~ Sufi Saying

Sufism is a branch of Islam, defined by adherents as the inner, mystical dimension of Islam; others contend that it is a perennial philosophy of existence that pre-dates religion, the expression of which flowered within Islam. Its essence has also been expressed via other religions and metareligious phenomena. A practitioner of this tradition is generally known as a Sufi…Source 

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