Wall paintings from Senegal, I miss it.
ssumi-deactivated20121203 asked: I also find your following statement very interesting: "I believe in The Qur’an being perfect, not because it has the answer to every question, but because it provides me (and my community) with the mindset to answer any question." I've always seen Quran as having answers to everything (even if nuances), but somewhere I feel you have managed to articulate what I have not been able to do myself. Quran is a book of guidance and that also entails offering/creating a certain mindset to answer Qs.
I think it’s natural for a human being who holds in their hands the words of The Almighty to believe that all questions are answered therein. It’s...
Anonymous asked: did you convert to islam?
The short answer is: no.
The long answer is a little bit different. I’ll tell you why.
My family is very religious, but I don’t think in the way...
This kid knows how to party til fajr.
Anonymous asked: why do you believe in quran? i want to but i cant... my parents put lots of pressure on me and i dont like it
I wish I knew why you were having a tough time believing in The Qur’an, so I could address those issues. I know this sounds difficult, and obvious,...
Anonymous asked: Why does the Quran describe women as fields/tilths for their men to go in to as they please? I'm referring to the common English translations of Q 2:223, which I've always felt really uncomfortable with because it's dehumanizing in a way and I'm not sure what it says about women's sexual agency. I've tried to see it as poetic symbolism but the metaphor still bothers me. I am not an Arabic-speaking Muslim so is it possible that this is just a case of nuance being lost in translation? I hope so.
There are several issues in your question that need to be addressed, and I will try to be as concise as possible, insha Allah.
‘Float on’. Ink & Watercolours.
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