Salam alaikum. Jummah Mubarak. This week I read and discuss one of Mawlana Shaykh Nazim's sohbets in Mercy Oceans Rising Sun (1986) titled, “No One is Refused” that goes into how we approach, treat, and respect one another as Human Beings, on the Human level transcending differences of belief, gender, age, and all other distinctions.…Read more Friday Reflections 24.07.2020
By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong A couple of months ago, there were protests outside a primary school in Birmingham. The school is Parkfield Community School, which according to protesters was allegedly doing everything from teaching children to be gay, to making inappropriate models in art class. So what’s really been going on at Parkfield Community School?…Read more What is No Outsiders?
We are ONE HUMAN FAMILY; this is so obvious it really shouldn't need pointing out, but bigotry and racism are still common in our world.
Wishing a blessed Christmas, Peace and Goodwill to everyone in our Human Family through the Eternal Grace of God.
All children have a right to a childhood, the right to be educated and the right to be treated fairly. We must do all we can to ensure their rights are protected. Children are not political footballs. Schools must be places where all children feel secure, their talents nurtured and cultivated. The United Kingdom is…Read more Children Are Not The Political Footballs of Anyone
Ahl al Sunnah wal Jamaat (Sunni) and Ahl al Bayt (Shia) are the two largest denominations of Islam, themselves comprised of many subgroups and schools of thought (madhab). Contrary to some media reports, the two denominations are not at war with one another. While it's true a profound disagreement over who should lead the Muslims…Read more Islam: Sunni/Shia Conflict?
Indeed, we are nations and tribes that we might come to know one another as is mentioned in the Holy Quran (49:13)... We all live on Earth, one small planet in our solar system, our true homeland in the Cosmos. Is it not time we started building bridges instead of walls and worse, fighting wars?
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--- Below is the text of The Final Speech of the Great Dictator, delivered by the character, the Jewish Barber, in Chaplin’s 1940 film, The Great Dictator. The Jewish Barber was played by Sir Charles Chaplin. --- I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to…Read more Final Speech of the Great Dictator by Sir Charles Chaplin