Piety is not demonstrated exclusively in the contemplative life or in ritual observance. It is essentially active and radiant, creating happiness and inspiring goodness in [people]. This is a principle that is well established in Islamic doctrine.

Ali Merad in Christian Hermit in an Islamic World by Ali Merad

 

To Practice This Thought:
The word piety comes from the Latin "pius," which means "kind." Looks for ways to infuse your actions today with kindness.

 

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