Oct - Dec 2006, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

“Invite (all) to the Way of thy Lord with wisdom and beautiful preaching; and argue with them in ways that are best and most gracious: for thy Lord knows best, who has strayed from His Path, and who receives guidance.” – Qur’an 16:125.

“And the word of thy Lord has been fulfilled in truth and justice. None can change His words, and He is the All-Hearing, the All-Knowing.” – Quran 6:116.

The Prophet would say for those who were ill, “O Lord of the people! Remove the difficulty and bring about healing as You are the Healer. There is no healing but Your healing, a healing that will leave no ailment.” – Sahih Al-Bukhari 7.639.

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said, “Both in this world and in the Hereafter, I am the nearest of all the people to Jesus, the son of Mary. The prophets are paternal brothers; their mothers are different, but their religion is one.” – Sahih Al-Bukhari 4.652.

“Like many other ethnic people, we Latinos are a broad spectrum of colors and beliefs, from Jews and Muslims to Catholics and Santeros. We live in democracies as well as communist countries. We speak Spanish, English, and many other dialects. But most of all we are a proud people, a people of substance and of strong views. We are a passionate people. We are Latinos.” – J.L. Cruz.