the key

Wahb ibn Munabbih was once asked “Is not La ilaha il Allah the key to the Garden?”  “yes indeed,” he replied.   “However, every key must have teeth to be able to open the door.  Among these teeth are a tongue free of lying and backbiting; a humble heart free of envy, treachery, and forbidden and dubious things; and limbs engaged in service and pure from sin.”

From Key to the Garden by Habib Ahmad Mashhur al-Haddad

Does your key have teeth?

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