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[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Sometimes, the right words can mend that hole in your heart. Peruse through our inspiration collection to find that dose of what you need. The thing about inspiration – it’s meant to be shared. Have some words of wisdom, a quote you love, something you wrote, or blog that uplifts you? Well, share it with the STB community and submit a post to our inspiration collection.[/vc_column_text][divider_line type="divider_line"][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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Doing Good to Others Can Help Depression

An important old article and lesson for all: The first person who benefits from an act of charity is the benefactor himself, by seeing changes in himself and in his manners, by finding peace, by watching a smile form on the lips of another person. If you find yourself to be in difficulty or distress, ... Read More

Insightful Quotes

— Though roses and lillies and tulips are each beautiful on their own, the most beautiful of gardens is the most diverse.  May we always see the beauty in diversity, knowing the best in the garden of humanity is where we all come together happily with our different appearances, beliefs, and personalities. — Though it ... Read More
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Watering a Plant Too Much

Just as watering a plant too much or too little kills it, when we push something too much or don’t give it our best in life, we kill its potential.  May Allah always bless us to give our best and leave the rest to Him, trusting He will bring everything in life to its full ... Read More


Stop!  It doesn’t matter where you’re working or what you’re studying…it’s about all the lives you touch and hearts you make smile! 🙂

The Bat

Holding onto any bitterness of the past is like a bat that flies around “seeing” at night but is still surrounded by darkenss, ignorant to everything in the beautiful brightness of today’s sunlight.  May Allah bless us to truly move forward from every atom’s weight of bitterness in any relationship so we can truly move ... Read More

No bitterness

Holding onto any bitterness of the past is like planting a flower in a cave which never allows sunlight to enter for the flower to bloom, even in the midst of colorful spring.  May Allah bless us to truly move forward from every atom’s weight of bitterness in any relationship, always allowing the sunlight to ... Read More

Be the Torch

Be not like the candle whose light burns out with the slightest wind, but as the torch whose light becomes stronger when the wind blows.  May Allah bless His Light within us to grow stronger, even when the strongest wind blows against us.

Be Like The Moon

Though the moon is tiny compared to the Earth and it has no light of its own, yet it reflects the sun’s light, lighting up the entire Earth on the darkest of nights! May Allah always bless us to constantly reflect His Light for all those around us! “Verily in these are signs for those ... Read More

Strong like the Chick

Just as the chick must become strong enough from within, to hatch through what he feels is his hard outer shell, to reveal its inner beauty and eventual benefit to the world, may Allah (God) make us strong enough, esp during this blessed month of Ramadan, to overcome our struggles and break through our shells ... Read More
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While God continuously sends us one lifeboat after the next, in all shapes and forms, most often our hearts are scrambling in fear so we overlook them all. May Allah (God) bless our hearts to trust Him, calmly open our eyes and patiently persevere so we can live the beauty of life. 🙂