Moreover, as we were saying before, he grows worse from having power: he becomes and is of necessity more jealous, more faithless, more unjust, more friendless, more impious, than he was at first; he is the purveyor and cherisher
of every sort of vice, and the consequence is that he is supremely miserable, and that he makes everybody else as miserable as himself.
The family of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) sacrificed every worldly relation for the pleasure of their Cherisher
and preferred the will of Allah Almighty on every occasion, he said, adding its peak point was the sacrificial of son.
The letting go of one's ego and transformation of the self leads to a higher plane - where, for the believer at least, their world view is shaped not by selfish greed and human desires but by the higher values of God - the Creator, the Cherisher
, the Good and Pure.
is the wretchedest form of government," and "a tyrant grows worse from having power: he becomes and is of necessity more jealous, more faithless, more unjust, more friendless, more impious, than he was at first; he is the purveyor and cherisher
of every sort of vice.
God has commanded the believers to declare: "Truly, my prayer, my service of sacrifice, my life, and my death, are (all) for Allah (God), the Cherisher
of the Worlds.
Adi Setia brought attention to this intricate connection between greed and trust (or lack thereof) by pointing out rather insightfully that greed implies a lack of trust towards (i) God as the Provider, Cherisher
and Sustainer, and also towards (ii) other people, as equal partners and helpers in nurturing and cultivating the abundances of this world.
Say: 'Truly, my prayer and my service of sacrifice, my life and my death, are (all) for Allah, the Cherisher
of the Worlds'.
be a Muslim) to the Lord of the Worlds: He said: I bow (my will) to the Lord and Cherisher
of the Worlds (2:131)"
A man is head of a household, which means he is the provider, supporter, protector, cherisher
, and means he is in the position of responsibility.
If thou dost stretch thy hand against me, to slay me, it is not for me to stretch my hand against thee to slay thee: for I do fear Allah, the cherisher
of the worlds.