With gaslighting – the victim does not recall a past event, but rather is having trouble processing the present event, given the actions and the denial of those actions by the abuser.
Indeed, listening to stories about Muhammad is what brings Islam alive to many.
Consider the bright morning hours, and the night when it grows still and dark. Thy Sustainer has not forsaken thee, nor does He scorn thee: for, indeed, the life to come will be better for thee than this earlier part [of thy life]! And, indeed, in time will thy Sustainer grant thee [what thy heart desires], and thou shalt be well-pleased.
The voice of hope, like the voice of faith, continues to invite and engage. This is very different from the voice of manipulation that takes advantage of those rejected by society. We may be rejected, but faith should help us deal with this rejection not with anger, but with hope, wisdom, and persistent engagement.
It’s exceptionally important that a judge be able to identify with all sorts of different people: those in power and those who are not.