We all are equals in the eyes of Allah, answerable for our actions, spreading love, and harmony around us, not judging anyone, realizing the fact that whatever religion you follow, no one gives you permission to insult someone who belongs to a religion other than yours. Humanity isn’t dead everywhere, but only in an environment which isn’t free from the germs of perceived religious superiority.
“Allah is the name without attributes. Allah reveals Himself through His attributes, and Ar-Rehman is the single most important attribute of Allah. What He is letting us know is that the essential nature of God is merciful, it’s not majestic. He is majestic and beautiful, but the quality He wants to reveal Himself to man is first and foremost is mercy. If you embrace that mercy, that’s what you get. If you reject that mercy, He reveals Himself with majesty. And that is why Allah SWT can be overwhelming, and He can be so overwhelming that people will reject Him.The Persian says “what does the ant know about the pattern on the Persian carpet. We’re like ants. All of us are like little significant ants in the big picture of the cosmos.”
I chanced upon this very nice series of videos from Jeff Burns, about his journey from a hateful Christian, to a loving one, at least as far as Muslims are concerned. I really loved the way he described a defining moment in his life, in which he was impacted by a 5 year old kid …