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Archive for December, 2008

Eid Mubarak!

It was time of the year again, when kids swarm every cow,  goat and camel in the street, and no matter how hard you try, you ultimately fall to one of the ‘cow dung’ traps strategically placed enroute to the masjid 😀

But, today is Eid and over the next few days the animals will disappear from the streets, leaving naught but a few evidences of their brief stay with us. May Allah accept the sacrifice of every Muslim this Eid, and make it one in which we learn the true spirit of sacrifice for Islam and for our fellow brothers and sisters in Islam.

May this and every Eid to follow bring happiness and joy to everyone! I leave you with this video from Mr Moo, ‘Hitler wants  a united Eid’ 😛

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Humanity. What exactly is humanity? It’s the quality, or state, of being human. Very short, by definition, but very profound by depth of it’s meaning. The definition itself is ambigious, but really- any ‘human’ should be able to grasp it’s inner meaning. As humans, it’s just the state of being ourselves, living our lives with our innate senses and feelings, and in a manner that justifies the status of epitome of creation.

So, the question I ask today is- Why do humans find it so difficult to live humanely? It’s one I haven’t found an answer to yet. Where does the difficulty lie in accepting others for who they are, without any sort of discrimination? In realizing that who you are today is but a direct result of coincidence of creation? Why is it so hard, to go beyond these slavish bonds by which we tie ourselves? You could have been any one of the other 6.5 billion people on the face of earth- if you (more…)

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