Thursday, June 21, 2007

drawn on a belly full of delicious jazz

# 58. al mushi - the accounter, the numberer of all

Monday, June 18, 2007

it's the...

* sitting by the window with the ivy with a warm heart

Friday, June 15, 2007

friday in the window by the ivy with a heart which feels heavy

# 87 - al jami - the gatherer, the unifier

# 78 al muta'al - the self exalted

off the path of the 99 beautiful names,.. indeed not too far off

maa shaa' allah - as god wills - the phrase arabic speaking peoples often use when they see something abundant, beautiful, or amazing


Thursday, June 14, 2007

what goes down, must come up.

# 60 al mu'id - the reinstater who brings back all

Monday, June 11, 2007

the word love comes from the french word for egg

# 53 al wakil - the trustee, the dependable
*gulls fly away, ants sting

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Saturday, June 09, 2007

divine growing

# 85 dhu al jalal wa alikram - the lord of majesty and generosity

Friday, June 08, 2007

for those who blew home in the big wind of last night -

# 54 al qayiyy - the strong
(muy fuerte)

# 64 al qayyum - the self subsisting sustainer of all

# 54 al shahid - the witness

Sunday, June 03, 2007

dreams the fox

# 90 - al man - the withholder, the sheilder, the defender

# 88 al ghani - the all rich, the independent

Friday, June 01, 2007

skip along the pathways to holy presence

the 62nd name for god is al-mumit, the causer of death. most human beings fear death; most religions consider death an unpleasant, inevitable experience; few consider death something to be treasured. scripture teaches that as god’s saints, her children, our death is precious in her sight. our physical death brings us into her living presence. pray for the MNK not to fear death and eternity, but to live life knowing death brings us into god’s holy presence.

'messed around got a triple double' - ice cube

al 'afuww - the pardoner, the effacer of sins

al muqtadir - the all determiner, the dominant