…then I shall guide thee towards [a cognition of] thy Sustainer, so that [henceforth] thou wilt stand in awe [of Him]?
When we praise other people, we become blind supporters of human beings who are not perfect. There’s nothing wrong with thanking people, and we should express our gratitude to others. But praise belongs to God, as perfection is His alone.
Prophet Muhammad, upon him peace and blessings, called Muharram “the Month of Allah” which points to its sacredness and nobility.
We shouldn’t shame or blame people who commit suicide. But neither should we normalize suicide. That door needs to be shut.
The first lesson in fighting abusive power is what not to do, and we should never assume we’re immune from becoming an abuser.