Making God a Partner

'Who is he that will loan to Allah a beautiful loan, which Allah will double unto his credit and multiply many times? It is Allah who gives (you) want or plenty, and to Him shall be your return.' (Qur'an 2:245) It is almost a full week of 'normal' since Ramadan ended. The patter of the … Continue reading Making God a Partner

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God’s Vicegerent

It's part of my routine personal prayer to thank God for making me human, the highest form of His creation. Those are the exact words that I use. The reasoning behind this is simply that I could have been created as anything, and subject to different ecological and biological laws, but I was made human, … Continue reading God’s Vicegerent

Ramadan Reflections, Day Twenty-nine: Sadness, and Elation

This morning... I woke up this with sadness commingled with excitement: this could be the last day of Ramadan. As I write this, the announcements are coming in that for the majority of countries, Eid-ul-Fitr (the day of celebration which marks the end of Ramadan) will be tomorrow, Sunday. I read something which described Ramadan … Continue reading Ramadan Reflections, Day Twenty-nine: Sadness, and Elation