To Him belongs everything that dwells in the night and in the day. He hears all and is aware of everything. Say, "Why should I then choose any other than Allah as my Protector? He is the Creator of the heavens and the earth, the One who sustains everything but is sustained by none. I was commanded to be the first to submit and not to be of the idolaters."
Qur'an, Al-An'am, Surah 6:13-14
O Allah, forgive and have mercy on him. Grant him ease and respite. Make his resting place a noble one, and facilitate his entry....
Remembrance and Prayer: The Way of the Prophet Muhammad, by Muhammad Al Ghazali (trans. Yusuf Talal DeLorenzo). (c) 1996. Used with permission of Amana Publications
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