The Fear of God by Robert Frost

Something I’ve come across which is very pertinent for every Muslim to take into account, despite it being a poem by a non-Muslim.

“The word of wisdom is the lost property of the believer, so wherever he finds it he has a better right to it.” – Nabi Muhammad (SAW) (Tr. 39:19.)

    The Fear of God by Robert Frost

If you should rise from Nowhere up to Somewhere,
From being No one up to being Someone,
Be sure to keep repeating to yourself
You owe it to an arbitrary god
Whose mercy to you rather than to others
Won’t bear to critical examination.
Stay unassuming. If for lack of license
To wear the uniform of who you are,
You should be tempted to make up for it
In a subordinating look or toe,
Beware of coming too much to the surface
And using for apparel that was meant
To be the curtain of the inmost soul.

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