"Thus We have made you [true believers], a just [and the best] nation." (Quran 2:143) Happiness is found between two extremes:excess and negligence. The middle course is the divinely prescribed way that saves us from the clear falsehood of two extremes - for instance, the extremes of Judaism and Christianity. Jews had with them knowledge, but they discarded action; Christians … [Read more...] about The Middle Course.
Treading the Middle Path Saves One from Destruction.
There are two factors that help one lead a happy life: 1. Moderation in anger. 2. Moderation in fulfilling one's desires. One has to be moderate in fulfilling his desires, lest his desires and lusts increase to the point of constantly seeking to be satisfied, an outcome that will lead to his destruction. The same can be said about anger, for it too can lead to destruction. … [Read more...] about Treading the Middle Path Saves One from Destruction.