Where is your humanity?

Taking pride in the colour of your skin or ethnicity distracts you from your humanity.Our humanness, our gentleness, our inclination towards kindness - these are all part of our natural state.We lose it when our need to be associated with significance or superiority distracts us from this, and replaces it with the fear of being [...]

Dishonesty, the destroyer

The profundity of the verse from the Qur'an that says that if you are grateful, Allah will increase you, resonates strongly through every theme of life.It is through gratitude that good is created, harm is kept at bay, and we are connected to what feeds our soul.Therefore, what destroys good must be the opposite of [...]

Reclaim your worth

Peace is most ravaged when we convince ourselves that we were treated badly by others, or by someone we trusted, because we weren't good enough for them.A betrayal of trust, no matter how noble the person, reflects cowardice on their part.We only betray the trust that others place in us when we feel burdened by [...]