Delusions of Godliness

The delusion of godliness diminishes our capacity to connect with the divine. When we assume ourselves to be above those that behave worse than us, or we assume that we hold within us the capacity and means to punish others, or withhold their reward, be it in this world, or the hereafter, we assume to…

Holystic Healing

It’s so interesting (read ‘entertaining’) to note how people convince themselves that everything is solved through faith and struggle. It’s probably one of the cleverest disguises of feigning strength that I’ve come across. You see, the moment we profess to be answering to a higher calling in our efforts to rid ourselves of our demons,…

If Wishes Were Horses…

I was reminded of that old proverb tonight. If wishes were horses, beggars would be riders. That’s how it often feels for me in life. Fortunately these bouts of wishing for what never was usually subsides within minutes, and rarely does it ever extend into hours or days. But that I wish or yearn for…

Something that seems to elude many Muslims on Tumblr.

saraharaha: roxygen: Live and let live. Its okay to guide one another, answer questions, share opinions, perspectives and resources. However, why get your abaya in a bunch if someone is doing something that you disagree with? Islam is a religion with an emphasis on community, but there will inevitably be differences. We are exposed to…

Hopelessness is not an attribute of a believer. Cynically Jaded

anclame answered your question: The Purpose of Life? I am an atheist that doesn’t live as recklessly as you describe. Although I don’t fear the consequences, life isn’t always about myself.. To clarify, I’m not suggesting that atheists live recklessly by default. Not at all. This is left to an individual’s choice as always. Same with theists. However,…