Friday Reflections 24.07.2020

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

Humanitarian Islam in the United Kingdom

In case you missed Pak Hannan Zayn’s (Nahdlatul Ulama UK) IG Live interview of me earlier today on the theme of “Humanitarian Islam in the United Kingdom” Saturday, 30th May 2020, 15.00-16.00 London // 21.00-22.00 WIB. Follow Nahdlatul Ulama UK for more videos like this on Instagram @PCINUUK https://youtu.be/HrXqwtbfZd4

Pope Francis: The Human Family

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Ronald Reagan, UN, September 21, 1987

"In our obsession with antagonisms of the moment, we often forget how much unites all the members of humanity. Perhaps we need some outside, universal threat to make us recognize this common bond. I occasionally think how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world. And…Read more Ronald Reagan, UN, September 21, 1987

Will we wake up before we destroy ourselves?

As global tensions increase once more, I reflect on Carl Sagan's words. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iz6a4WkKJn0

Muhammad Ali: Human Family

"My concept of religion has broadened over the years. My mother was a Baptist, and my father was a Methodist. They both believed that Jesus was the son of God. I don’t believe that, but I believe he was an important prophet like Moses. I believe that on judgment day, my parents will be in…Read more Muhammad Ali: Human Family