Sulaymon Tadese Faozahny
Make Hay While the Sun Shines
Oh Brothers and Sisters!
The sun has began to shine
Do not set it set
If it sets while your eyes
Are wide open,
Without any recordable
Any laudable achievement,
your regret will be immeasurable and irreparable.
Remember the time you have spent
On the earth,
Take a due congnizance
The time you are spending now,
Try to guess the tomorrow.
What was the condition
Of Islam centuries back?
What is its condition at now?
What will be its condition
In centuries ahead?
Islam of yesterday Was like a tree,
That had a strong root
And very beautiful branches,
Which produced edible fruits.
Islam of today is like
A stagnant water,
What will be the condition
Of Islam tomorrow?
Now the work has started
Let's dive into the pool,
And swim with the swimmers,
In order to be like
Workers of yesterday
In order to be
The great hero
Like Umar bin Abdul Azeez
The fifth-rated caliph,
Like Umar bin Mukhtar
The Lion of the desert
Like Hassan Al-Banah
The great mujahid
Like Sayid Kutub, the great writer,
They are the bravest of all brave men
You too can take this opportunity
To have the greatest of all reward,
For Islam to be liberated from slavery
And hegemony of the West,
And for Islam to be emancipated
From the bondage of today,
For Islam to be leader
But not be follower
Where are they?
Where are they going?
Where are we to see?
The strivers who will defend Islam?
For Islam to be like it was,
In the lifetime of
The Prophet and his companions,
That everything went as Allah wanted
This is a great opportunity for you
Do not miss it!
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