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The Last Dickens lGrityI m still a fan Even so It was so nice to read YusufCat tell the story of his journey after all these years I have so much respect for this man s passion to do good and seek the truth He has definitely grown in his ideas too This was a pretty good book that explains the title I have always enjoyed Cat Stevens and Yusuf s music since I was a kid I ve even gotten to see himive twice once at first tour to him Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes live twice once at his first tour 35 years and the second was for the 50th anniversary A Cat in the Attic tour So I m uite a fanThis book is very well written and it challenged me in many ways to get through it I feel thoughike the uotes that spanned a half page were similar to a magazine article format and that the book could ve been shorter if there was better editing Just not a format fanBut the overall content is good The best part is when Yusuf explains his own Takedown: The Fall of the Last Mafia Empire life and his personal journey through artist to student to returning to music I really didn t care for the whole entire historyesson on Islam and who some of the people were The Arabic vocabulary was good and I ike anguages but I think that the book Diamantmysteriet loses aot of focus from the journey and becomes I think that the book oses a ot of focus from the journey and becomes an Islamic rhetoric affair with ong tangents taken between points on his journeyYusuf states at the end of the book though that these are intentional and he doesn t want to convert anyone but his true purpose now is to educate people about Islam That s great But I thought this would be about a man than his religion I guess if the springboard exists you gotta propel something rightThere was a ot Torrent of Portyngale: Re-Edited from the Unique Ms. in the Chetham Library, Manchester (Classic Reprint) left to be desired for me as I wish it was autobiographical with neat stories and insight into his fame or how he wroteyrics or traveling tales That s just my expectations being set too far from the mark though so be warned I guess this book will beat you over the head with Islam information but that doesn t mean there s nothing to The Pocket Mommy learn from it and apply it to yourife I m certainly interested in reading but I don t see myself converting any time soon I m glad Yusuf returned to music and he stresses the point he earned himself in that people shouldn t follow something just because others say so or interpret things a certain way the path people should follow is the one that is aid out clearly for them by the Creator I m uncertain if a higher power exists but I do As If Being 12 3/4 Isnt Bad Enough, My Mother Is Running for President! like the message of following a clear path and I can ateast apply this advice to myself and hope that I continue to follow the clear path that I choose not the diversions that exterior factors As If Being 12 3/4 Isn't Bad Enough, My Mother Is Running for President! lay out for me I justike the book Nothing spectacular or horrible just a good read Enjoy it. E ast few decades• A uniue work that chronicles his spiritual journey to Islam• Also available in Arabi. Itting in a span of an hour and a few minutes I ve never really heard of Cat Steven s Yusuf Islam s music before I might have come across it but his story has always fascinated me and I am glad I got to read his musings and positive message about faith and how it can help us improve our disposition on humanity There is alot I took from it for my own knowledge and benefitI believe just The Last of the Tribe like him that every individual has their own journey with faith it may come off as strong aggressive or preachy at first but an avid seeker of knowledge usually ends up in the right place of their path eventually We need to make a conscious effort to focus on ourselves instead of judging those who are new to the faith Being patient and open minded of others and their struggle is always what attractsencourages me to feel confident about my own personal belief when it comes to religion Interesting study and representation of the role of Music in Islam A hopeful and honest book I cannot give it anyess than 5 stars as its vulnerable and personal It was good to know about Yusuf Islam and Islam from another perspective I knew the name Cat StevensYusuf Islam from my mother as a pop star who converted into Islam I have some of his songs in my mp3 player eg Morning Has Broken Peace Train among few others I am somehow familiar with his name voice Reading this memoir is just another personal way of getting acuainted with this old singer who has a beautiful voice fascinating views about ife If he wasn t a muslim I might not be "interested to read about his story I was simply curious about his hijrah "to read about his story I was simply curious about his hijrah background before after Islam I wanted to know why he purposely chose Islam amidst his fame star studded youthHe remained behind the scene for almost 25 years if I m not mistaken So he disappeared from the spotlight to get to know about Islam to be a faithful student of this religion this deen Now that he s out again producing songs to get his message across to the isteners he explained in his writing the reasons why he took many years out of the scene finally chose to return Ps I had a mind boggling conversation with Madi over whatsapp about the reality of complexities in Islam today ie people having Different Views Sometimes Distorted views sometimes distorted She brought up Yusuf s name reminded me of this book which happens to be in my 2019 to read The Book of Air list The fact that he must take A LOT of effort to get to where he s at right now ie a practising muslim who uses his talent to spread da wah Though WHY I STILL CARRY A GUITAR is actually the 7 in thatist I skipped everything started reading this instead A man of great personal inte. 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A beautiful book and a beautiful human being I find it extremely courageous for someone to walk a certain road and then decide to I find it extremely courageous for someone to walk a certain road and then decide to and think and be humble enough to decide a different road is better for them Yusuf Islam s story is full of courage and humbleness His journey to Islam and then his journey navigating the differences in opinion around music in Islam is inspirational May Allah continue to bring people to Islam through his music and sincerity This a new book by Yusuf and is scheduledexpected to be published ast Summer but for some reasons extended to be released this Fall by a well known and major publishing house in Dubai Motivate PublishingThe book is the gripping and often moving story of Yusuf Islam s journey from his ife as a boy experiencing the dizzying heights of music superstardom to a man defined by his faith who chose to give up music for over a uarter of a century but has returned to deliver his powerful message of peace to the world of music and artOne of the world s most famous converts to Islam Yusuf s pioneering work in education and humanitarian relief is recognized all over the world and he is also known as a promoter humanitarian relief is recognized all over the world and he is also known as a promoter peace calling for greater understanding tolerance and interaction between culturesYusuf ives with his family in Dubai the UAE and will soon be releasing a new albumHighly recommended read and re read CAN T WAIT FOR THIS BOOK Meanwhile I will patiently wait for it I hope that people will be inspired to give this book to their relatives What a The Seduction of Miranda Prosper lovelyovely book Though I ve read all of his written this one really touched me Yusuf your new book will stay on my shelf for a The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy longong time and I l be giving it to my own kids and friends to read A super book it should read by every one who believes Islam is not good It should also be read by all Muslims Cat Stevens early 1970s music including Tea for the Tillerman Teaser and the Firecat and Catch Bull At Four among others was not just pleasing singersongwriter pop rock but indeed was formational in the spiritual journeys of many of us who were reared on the songs and the LPs When he wrote I isten to the wind to the wind of my soul where I l end up well I think only God really knows The Wind 1971 he was speaking for and perhaps e I ve been searching for an ebook format of this to download for a while now but had no Elizabeth I luck Fortunately I went to a book fair today where the Malaysian publishers of this book had just one copy of Why I Still Carry A Guitareft on their display and my aunt grabbed it aka bought it for the family so we could all read it so YAY for me I finished this in one 'Why I Still Carry A Guitar' is a memoir by egendary singer songwriter and philanthropist Yusuf Islam also. Background Story My Journey from Cat Stevens to Yusuf Islam