Our Motivation

When Hadhrat Ibrahim (A.S.) preached the Oneness of God to his people, they turned against him. At one point, they built a fire so huge that it reached the skies; its heat was so intense that no one could even go near it, nor could the birds fly above it. It was in this fire that they planned to throw Hadhrat Ibrahim (A.S.). But that is not our focus right now. Our focus is the Little Bird some distance away who kept collecting water droplets in her little beak and kept flying towards the fire. Unable to go near it, she would drop the water a distance away from the fire and go back for more. Someone asked, “O Little Bird! What are you doing? You cannot even fly to within hundreds of meters of the fire, and even if you could reach it, what good would your tiny water droplets do?” The Little Bird replied: “O my friend, you are correct, these droplets probably won’t even affect the fire one bit. But on the Day of Reckoning, if Allah the Most Supreme asks me ‘O Little Bird, when people were lighting a fire to burn My friend Ibrahim, what were you doing?’ at least I will be able to say ‘O Allah, I wasn’t amongst those who were lighting the fire, I was amongst those who were trying to put it out.”

The LRS magazine is a similar attempt to the Little Bird’s; a call out to those who are just waiting to be called, or those who have never heard the call before and hence don’t know where to turn. This is an attempt to light a fire, not of the kind that was lit to cast Hadhrat Ibrahim (A.S) away, but the kind that burns as faith in our hearts