Salaam Bhatti | Religion News Foundation
The Best of Planners
Season 2 - Episode 28 - The Best of Planners - We've all done it. We think we are in control of our destiny - we have our own plan all laid out, scheduled down to the last minute, and then... life happens and the plan we had goes right out the window. But sometimes - sometimes - we need to step aside and let someone with a better plan take the lead. In this episode, Qasim and Salaam bring the second season to a close as they close in on the Meccan plot to kill Muhammad and the Prophet's escape and migration to Medina and into the welcoming arms of his followers. You will hear how placing your trust in God, especially when you are not sure of your options, is often the best path to take. Find out: What you do when assassins are, literally, at your door? How do you hide behind a spider's web? Why is Salaam so excited about the "Prancing Pony"? What is Qasim's definition of a "Muslim Buzz Kill"? What was the song to welcome the Prophet when he finally joined his people? To find out the answers to these questions, download and take a listen! *** Special Bonus Track - at the end of today's podcast is an excellent version of the song that welcomed the Prophet to Medina. We have shared the lyrics here and you can listen to it separately on YouTube by following this link. Tala Al Badru Alayna -sung by Yusuf Islam Tala'al-Badru 'alayna, min thaniyyatil-Wada' wajaba al-shukru 'alayna, ma da'a lillahi da' O the White Moon rose over us From the Valley of Wada' And we owe it to show gratefulness Where the call is to Allah Ayyuha al-mab'uthu fina ji'ta bi-al-amri al-muta' Ji'ta sharrafta al-Madinah marhaban ya khayra da' O you who were raised amongst us coming with a work to be obeyed You have brought to this city nobleness Welcome! best call to God's way Tala'al-Badru 'alayna, min thaniyyatil-Wada' wajaba al-shukru 'alayna, ma da'a lillahi da' Thank you to everyone who has sent in questions and voted on our polls! We love hearing from you. Be sure to send in questions and vote on our poll on our website here: www.religionnewsfoundation.org/resightislam If you have any questions for Qasim or have suggestions for topics, you can always Tweet them to @MuslimIQ or @ReligionNewsFdn or send an email to ReSightIslam@ReligionNewsFoundation.org. This has been a production of the Religion News Foundation For more information on these, and other religion news stories from around the world, visit religionnews.com or subscribe to “Religion News Headlines” on your Alexa or Google smart home device, or on Apple Podcast. The Religion News Foundation – Your source for professional journalism covering religion for over 80 years. Love what you hear? Show your support and help us keep Re-Sight Islam as the #1 Podcast on Islam in the US by Becoming a Patron - and getting cool gear! - your generous donations will ensure that we are able to deliver a message of peace and reconciliation for all to hear! We close out our second season with nearly 55,000 downloads! ... we really have something going here! Thank you so much for all the support!
Duration: 44 min