quote by Hamza Yusuf

God is with the broken-hearted. When your heart breaks, it’s a good thing – the breaking of the heart is what opens it up to the light of Allah. The dunya is designed to break your heart, to crush it.

— Hamza Yusuf

Courageous Broken Open quotations

Broken open quote Reading is dreaming with open eyes.

Reading is dreaming with open eyes.

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You open your heart knowing that there's a chance it may be broken one day and in opening your heart, you experience a love and joy that you never dreamed possible.

A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.

Broken open quote If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.

If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.

If you're really listening, if you're awake to the poignant beauty of the world, your heart breaks regularly. In fact, your heart is made to break; its purpose is to burst open again and again so that it can hold evermore wonders.

There are many ways that we grow, but there are two major ways: We shed what no longer works, or we're broken open. If we're unwilling to shed, then we will be broken open. Through shedding, we are worn down, just as nature is eroded to its beauty. I think that through suffering, human beings are eroded to our beauty.

True forgiveness and love arise naturally, effortlessly, from the silence of the heart broken all the way open.

Broken open quote A positive attitude opens the door to positive opportunities, which leads to a p

A positive attitude opens the door to positive opportunities, which leads to a positive life.

When the heart is cut or cracked or broken Do not clutch it Let the wound lie open Let the wind from the good old sea blow in to bathe the wound with salt and let it sting. Let a stray dog lick it Let a bird fly in the hole and sing a simple song like a tiny bell and let it ring.

What happens when people open their hearts?"... "They get better.

Here I came to the very edge where nothing at all needs saying, everything is absorbed through weather and the sea, and the moon swam back, its rays all silvered, and time and again the darkness would be broken by the crash of a wave, and every day on the balcony of the sea, wings open, fire is born, and everything is blue again like morning.

Broken open quote If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to othe

If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, than you're a badass with a heart of an angel.

Without the incarnation, Christianity isn’t even a very good story, and most sadly, it means nothing. "Be nice to one another" is not a message that can give my life meaning, assure me of love beyond brokenness, and break open the dark doors of death with the key of hope.

Before we can count we are taught to be grateful for what others do.

As we are broken open by our experience, we begin to be grateful for what is, and if we live long enough and deep enough and authentically enough, gratitude becomes a way of life.

Dance, when you're broken open. Dance, if you've torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you're perfectly free.

Broken open quote Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a less

Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.

When one door closes another door opens. Usually a refrigerator.

New York wasn't everything I thought it would be.

It did not welcome me with open arms. The first year, I was held up at gunpoint. Raped on the roof of a building I was dragged up to with a knife in my back, and had my apartment broken into three times. I don't know why; I had nothing of value after they took my radio the first time.

When God is involved, anything can happen.

Be open. Stay that way. God has a beautiful way of bringing good vibrations out of broken chords.

Broken open quote Don't give up. Normally it is the last key on the ring that opens the door.

Don't give up. Normally it is the last key on the ring that opens the door.

The line of communication between God and man is always open unless broken by man himself. We are, as it were, always in the presence of our Father in Heaven. Through His Holy Spirit, God is with us always and everywhere.

Broken I run to you for your arms are open wide. I am weary but I know your touch restores my life.

I had never before seen my friends come in beaten, their heads laid open, their noses broken, or seen them jailed for peaceably demonstrating that they wanted work. I had only known how workers lived. Now I was face to face with what our society did to workers who could get no work.

Broken open quote When trust is broken, sorry means nothing.

When trust is broken, sorry means nothing.

You think you're being broken but you're really being broken open.

..and that's where the healing happens, in those broken places...if you'll allow it.

Over and over, we are broken on the shore of life.

Our stubborn egos are knocked around, and our frightened hearts are broken open—not once, and not in predictable patterns, but in surprising ways and for as long as we live.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will always hurt me.

Bones mend and become actually stronger in the very place they were broken and where they have knitted up; mental wounds can grind and ooze for decades and be re-opened by the quietest whisper.

Broken open quote Everything becomes a lesson when youre open to learn.

Everything becomes a lesson when youre open to learn.

I am to be broken. I am to be derided all my life. I am to be cast up and down among these men and women, with their twitching faces, with their lying tongues, like a cork on a rough sea. Like a ribbon of weed I am flung far every time the door opens.

The opening of large tracts by the ice-cutters commonly causes a pond to break up earlier; for the water, agitated by the wind, even in cold weather, wears away the surrounding ice.

The deep parts of my life pour onward, as if the river shores were opening out.

I feel closer to what language can't reach. With my senses, as with birds, I climb into the windy heaven... in the ponds broken off from the sky. . .

Broken open quote One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the

One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.

No outward doors of a man's house can in general be broken open to execute any civil process; though in criminal cases the public safety supersedes the private.

I am not as I once was. They have done this to me, broken me open and torn out my heart. I do not know who I am anymore. I must try to remember.

My administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in government.

Broken open quote It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool, than

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.

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Jump into an open grave? What kind of idiot are you?" Butters replied.

"I might as well put on a red shirt and volunteer for the away team. There's snow and ice and slippery mud down there. That's like asking for an ironically broken neck.

Let your broken heart create an open heart

Because now there's time enough not to hurry, to light the lamp and open the window to the moon and take a moment to dream of a great and broken city, because when the day starts its business I'll have to stop, these are night-time tales that vanish in the sunlight like vampire dust

Broken open quote Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?

Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?

Would you convey my compliments to the purist who reads your proofs and tell him or her that I write in a sort of broken-down patois which is something like the way a Swiss waiter talks, and that when I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay split, and when I interrupt the velvety smoothness of my more or less literate syntax with a few sudden words of bar-room vernacular, that is done with the eyes wide open and the mind relaxed but attentive.

Each home has been reduced to the bare essentials -- to barer essentials than most primitive people would consider possible. Only one woman's hands to feed the baby, answer the telephone, turn off the gas under the pot that is boiling over, soothe the older child who has broken a toy, and open both doors at once. She is a nutritionist, a child psychologist, an engineer, a production manager, an expert buyer, all in one. Her husband sees her as free to plan her own time, and envies her; she sees him as having regular hours and envies him.

Love blurs your vision; but after it recedes, you can see more clearly than ever. It's like the tide going out, revealing whatever's been thrown away and sunk: broken bottles, old gloves, rusting pop cans, nibbled fishbodies, bones. This is the kind of thing you see if you sit in the darkness with open eyes, not knowing the future. The ruin you've made.

The patron gets comfortable in bed and opens up the book -- it opens tentatively -- and the patron bends the open book backward until there is a satisfying crack and the book is a little more supple, a little easier to read. The book spine has just been broken, and a broken spine means a more submissive book.

Open your heart to a baseball team and you're liable to get it broken.

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