10/17/2014 09:05 am ET Updated Oct 17, 2014

Daily Meditation: Love And Light

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.

Today's meditation features a song by Bay Area Muslim rapper Baraka Blue. "Love & Light" is a ballad for freedom, compassion and each individual's pursuit of joy.

Love & Light by Baraka Blue

May your day be filled with love and light
May your wrongs be right
may your songs be tight
my your words give sight
may your nur shine bright
may you always be on the righteous side of the fight

my your lovers be loyal
may your soil be fertile
may your khakis stay creased my your locks stay oiled
may your plans never get foiled
may your plot thicken
may your chicken be halal
may your style be sufficient

may your soul be free of its prison
may Allah increase you in your vision
may you find everything you’ve been missing
may you awake for prayer before the sun has risen
when you speak may your audience listen

may you never feel trapped in the system
may you sire many righteous children
who will act on prophetic tradition

may you always have food on your plate
may you learn from every mistake
may you rise above all the hate
and may Allah increase you in your state

may you never pretend that you are what you aint
may your friends be real and never be fake
may your rent never have to be late
and may your health always be great

may Allah forgive every sin
now and forever if you falter again
and may you always stay close with your kin
and may He make all your enemies friends
may He make reality of your plans
may your present be pleasant may you have a good end

may your heart be purified of its flaws
may you act according to the laws
that were revealed in the book of Allah
and may He catch you whenever you fall

many the One guide you to the truth
when you doubt may He show you the proof
may you be like the ahl asuf
with the wisdom of the elders, the energy of the youth

may He accept your prayers and your fasts
the very first all the way to the last
and remove obstacles that you have
and may you receive everything that you ask

may you never have regret for your past
and receive mercy not the wrath
and as you travel down your personal path
may you always have a reason to laugh



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