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Silence: an anecdote of healing

Muhsin, Sayyed Mohamed (2023) Silence: an anecdote of healing. Islamonweb: The Window to Islam. pp. 1-5.

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The moment we are able to hear an unspoken ‘sorry’, the world begins appearing utterly different to us. Time awaits, and silence heals. Silence is a vehicle that transports dreams of our internality to the externality, the need that fashions a balance between in and out. Most beloved people to us depart, leaving behind several unsaid secrets. To know them, we must listen to their deep silence and read their unspelled words. Many unheard voices surrounding us cry for our upkeep, but our noisy attitude diminishes their tones. When we listen, others unfurl their wings that, in essence, liberate our souls from plots of prejudices. There, we embrace the soundless but profound feeling of love, pain, nostalgia, and many other feelings. There, we correlate a symphony in the asymmetrical ends of a beaten life. Spiritual landscapes of the inner self and deep personality will be augmented once we switch the mode from speaking to listening; thereby, treasurable nature befriends us and softly shares her ineffable stories. For a purpose, we come across waves, rainbows, sunbeams, shadows, and the like beautiful things in various segments of life; that is, they whisper a password, which posits our shape in order back and weaves the broken slices together. What’s more, the language of squirrel and woodlark is decoded, so we don’t cross their lines but spread smiles all the way we walk through. See the whisper of an ant mentioned in the Quran: {Once in an expedition, he (Prophet Sulaiman) was marching with his army when they came across a valley of ants, one of the ants said: "O ants, get into your habitations lest Sulaiman and his army crush you under their feet without even noticing it.} (Al-Naml: 18) This whisper shows the concerns of our fellow creatures around us. They need our attention. It may look the same when we see the long queue of ants marching their way forward. But each human being has a different story and biography, and so does each ant, but all creatures in the cosmos. The windows look the same, but the views it presents are different. Cars on a highway may look monotonous, but the pleasure or pain in each one of them is diverse. The eyes look similar. But the sights they absorb are dissimilar.

Item Type: Article (Electronic Media)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Silence, presence, healing, heart, mindfulness.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics > BJ1518 Individual ethics. Character. Virtue
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Depositing User: Dr. Sayyed Mohamed Muhsin
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2023 08:42
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2023 08:42
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/103990

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