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.
What have I done to nurture my soul and purify my heart? How many times have I genuinely apologized for wrongdoing or harming others?