(Look into comment for the French text. / Türkçe metin için yorum bölümüne bkz.)
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Dear Friends, I can’t resist sharing this with you:
Ebrahim ebn Adham is one of the blessed to have met Khidr (Hizir) …
It is related that Ebrahim was asked: “How do you spend your days?”, “I have three horses tied up”, Ebrahim said. “When some blessing appears, I mount the horse of gratitude and ride out to meet it. When disaster strikes, I mount the horse of patience and go out to meet it. And a cause for devotion appears, I mount the horse of sincerity and ride forth”.
From the chapter devoted to ‘Ebrahim ebn Adham’, in Attar’s ‘ Memorial of God’s Friends’. page 145/146 top. A Paul Losensky translation. Paulist Press.
You will find more about Attar here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attar_of_Nishapur