Few quick thoughts/ concerns as below…
There is a new trend in Pakistan that I am noticing. I may be wrong, I wish to be wrong in this case.
”And your Lord inspired to the bee, “Take for yourself among the mountains, houses, and among the trees and [in] that which they construct. Then eat from all the fruits and follow the ways of your Lord laid down [for you].” There emerges from their bellies a drink, varying in colors, in which there is healing for people. Indeed in that is a sign for a people who give thought.”
[The Noble Qur’an, Surah An-Nahl ‘The Bee’ 16:68-69]
© Umer Sultan. The Sultan’s Corner
'The Bee' © Umer Sultan 2012.
What do you call a Brown Guy with a Beard??
If you have read my blog post that I wrote last year on January 11th 2011, then you would know the story and the answer. Not much has changed since then except in the person who was name calling. If you missed it then the link is given at the end.
So this teacher asked me smilingly “Are you from Saudi Arabia?” in a class full with students.
I asked him smilingly “Are you serious, do I look like an Arab? You should know that.”
He responded “I don’t know- Saudia Arabia or Afghanistan.”
Me: “Are you kidding me, just because of the beard.”
“It will give you a perspective you won’t see on television.”
By Lauren Hendrick | THE EASTERN ECHO
Since my High School years (in America), I have come across many people especially Muslims, who had a complete lack of understanding of Islam, although they never would admit to this. People of other faith, I understand, but Muslims not knowing A-B-C of Islam this is what I am talking about.
You might be thinking how arrogant I am to say such a thing. You might think who do I think I am that I can judge people and their understanding. Continue reading
Life Out of Nothing: Among the Signs of Allah, is His Creation. Continue reading
Let me know what you think about the ‘Chilling Birds.’ More of my amateur photography will be coming soon, some may come with a reality check.