25 Remedies for the Sick
Bediuzzaman Said Nursi
From the Risale-i Nur Collection
"Sickness washes away the dirt of sins like soap, and cleanses. It is established in an authenticated hadith that illnesses are expiation for sins. It says, 'As ripe fruits fall from the tree when it is shaken, so the sins of a believer fall away with the shaking during illness."