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No Time Like Ramadan Time :)

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

Soon, once again, the blessed month of Ramadan will be with us; once again, like “golden hours on angel wings”, will descend upon us its blessed moments.

Like every other year since Hijrah, it will summon Muslims, as individuals and as a corporate body, to an intense and sustained life of Fasting and Prayer, of worship and obedience, of devotion and discipline — all centered on the Qur’an which, too, was sent down in these very moments in the custody of “noble and trustworthy” angels.

Call will go forth to every believer to take to prolonged companionship with the Book of God. To a life of redoubled endeavor to become what God desires Muslims to be. Ramadan bids our hearts and minds, our society and polity, to come to. Joyfully and dutifully the Muslims will respond. Continue reading

May 7, 2017 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

An Open Letter To Charlie Hebdo

Dear Charlie Hebdo, the “champions” of Freedom of Expression.

So you did it today. Happy as you must be for making good business.

You said in your lead editorial, “For the past week, Charlie, an atheist newspaper, has achieved more miracles than all the saints and prophets combined.”

You were tiny in the print media publishing only 60,000 copies but now your print has gone up to five million copies.

Prophet Muhammad gave you good business. Isn’t this a miracle too?  Continue reading

January 14, 2015 Posted by | Loving the Prophet, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments