Listening to God – Toward Healing and Reconciliation

By Fedwa Wazwaz, Engage Minnesota The first duty of love is to listen. –Paul Tillich There is a narration on the Prophet’s cousin, Imam Ali ibn Abu Talib, who was¬†fighting an enemy with his sword ready to deal the final blow, then the enemy spit in his face. Ali refused to continue the battle as the fight became personally motivated. We learn from this incident – that whether in battle or in discussion, when conflicts or a fight becomes poisoned with personal angst – the wisest thing to do is to ground oneself and remove the personal angst. Until the Read More …