The Clay And The Potter: Mohammed Iqbal


Thou didst create night and I made the lamp.
Thou didst create clay and I made the cup.
Thou didst create the deserts, mountains and forests.
I produced the orchards, gardens and groves.
It is I who turn stone into a mirror,
And it is I who turn poison into an antidote.

Mohammed Iqbal 1877-1938

The illustration is copyright: Bizroug via Shutterstock

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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