A Seed

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// July 21st, 2007 // Blog

A single seed, sitting neatly in the centre of your palm.

You plant it in the ground,

then wait.

Closing your eyes,

you imagine the future.

This one little seed….

may grow into a mighty tree,

with deep roots,

and strong branches,

reaching high into the sky,

yielding beautiful flowers

and tangy-sweet fruits.

Or….

it may be food for the worms,

be pecked away by a curious bird,

drown in the rain,

be scorched by the sun,

strangled by the weeds,

or simply fail to wake up, for no reason at all.

You just don't know.

So you wait, and see,

what Allāh has planned

for this little seed.

But while you wait, you wonder:

“Should i sow another?”.

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