SubhanAllah, this reminds me of the supplications by Imam of Masjidul-Haram in Makkah; “Ya Allah!! Give us the tawfique (willpower) to hug the poor!!”
He had broken down after that. 23 more words
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Have you ever thought about the stark disparity of the first Christmas and the way our culture celebrates Christmas?
Stockings hung on the fireplace; a wreath on the door, presents wrapped under a tree—A baby born in a stable and placed in a feeding troth; homeless refugees fleeing to a foreign land; the slaughter of the innocent. 248 more words
Would Someone Just Shut That Pope Up?
Some on the political right are going absolutely nuts over Catholicism’s new pope, Pope Francis.
Rush Limbaugh has labeled him a Marxist and numerous rightwing conservatives want the pope to stick to moral and spiritual issues rather than discuss economic challenges of the common man, which he supposedly knows nothing about — it seems that the pope has limited infallibility powers, although Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount was heavy on economics: not an economic prescription but clear recognition that there are those that have and do not work to benefit those with little, and those that are without much more than their soul through the length of their lives. 660 more words