Re-Sight Islam

The Best of Planners

March 1, 2019

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'


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