A man who taught mercy, kindness and duty;
A man who repelled evil with virtue and beauty.
A man who brought forgiveness and inspired the truth;
A man who dispelled racism and was never aloof.
A man who sought justice and the end of oppression;
A man who was forbearing through trial and repression.
A man who loved orphans and supported the weak;
A man who gave life to the rights that we seek.
A man with compassion and loving grace;
A man who smiled at every face.
A man who affirmed and taught God’s Divinity;
A man who inspired hope and endless serenity.
A man who was upright, honest and kind;
He was the Prophet Muhammad, a mercy to mankind.
“And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], except as mercy to the worlds.”
The Qur’an, Chapter 21, Verse 107
Words Of Mercy
Four hundred million...
That is a huge number! So big in fact, that it is hard to imagine that it is the number of words an average person speaks in their lifetime. Now multiply that number by the amount of people who have ever lived and you end up with a truly breathtaking number.
The Words Of Mercy Daily Email Reminder
Words have the power to influence others, to get something done, to learn or teach, to change the world, and sometimes, just to make us feel better. Almost all the words that have ever been uttered are now lost, however, a few precious gems continue to remain with us today.
The literary jewels uttered by the Prophet of Mercy, Muhammad (peace be upon him), are among the timeless, unforgotten words that continue to resonate with us today. They have the ability to move us deep inside and evoke hope, love, justice, compassion, kindness, self-reflection and courage, and effect social change. Significantly, they can inspire new purpose in our lives.