When the King calls, everything else seems to disappear.

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I am well aware that my Lord will be calling me any moment now. Ya Allah, I have to be ready. When He calls, I do not want to be late. I have to get myself ready. I wash myself, put on some perfume and my best clothes. Please don’t talk to me now, I am about to meet the Lord of the Universe.

I am ready, but what will He think of me. He calls me. I am so nervous and exited at the same time. While I am walking towards the King, I think about His blessings and my lack of gratitude. He asked me to do numerous things, but I fell short. How bad of an employee am I indeed. People that pass me in the street seem to notice my anxiety. They must be thinking that one of my family members died, or that I just lost my job. I know better … I will be standing in front of the Shaper very soon!

End part 1, Inner dimensions of prayer,

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Sulayman Van Ael

Sulayman converted to Islam when he was 18. He then head out for Sudan to memorize the Quran. He studied in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Emirates, Morocco, Belgium and Holland with more 50 different mashayikh. He was a professor at the Rotterdam University, Erasmus High school and was appointed as the head of Teachers by the Muslim Executive. He has his Bachelor in theology, Master (theory) in mental health, and is a counselor at London school of Economics, Imperial University and SOAS University. He is working on a video-library with more than 100 different topics and he wrote about 400 books which are being translated into English for the moment. We ask Allah to bless the life of Ustadh Sulayman and all of us, amin.

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