The consequence of conjecture is this: It disconnects people from God. This results in spreading disinformation and misinformation. It makes our awareness and consciousness of God difficult. It emphasizes human suffering and evil rather than the many of God’s blessings.
There are an abundance of lessons to be derived from the life of the Prophet Abraham, lessons that are difficult to attain in a world moving further and further away from the metaphysical heart/soul and more and more concerned with the aorta, arteries and other physical aspects of the body. This journey re-centers us; It brings us back to the center of what some say is the center of the world. Like fruits that wish to bear fruit, we reconnect ourselves to the spiritual roots of our spiritual father Abraham and, by doing so, to the rope of God to which if held tightly to, we will never be lost.
May God accept your good deeds and all your efforts during the blessed month of Dhul Hijjah.
Minnesota Muslims are finding themselves voiceless, discussed, defined, categorized, psychoanalyzed, talked at and talked about without a serious attempt at inclusion. Muslims, and friends of Muslims, would like to change this climate.
By Hani Hamdan, Engage Minnesota. Knowing the way Muslims view prophets can be beneficial when formulating a good understanding of Islam and Muslims. The majority of prophets mentioned in the Qur’an are shared with the Old and New Testaments. Muslims recognize and revere Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, and others. Muslims also believe that Adam received prophethood after leaving the Garden and they also believe Ishmael and kings David and Solomon to be prophets as well. But there is a general notable difference between the stories of prophets in the Qur’an when compared to the Bible – a difference Read More …