Tag: God

Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 4: Lord of the Worlds)

Quran

There is an interesting phrase that occurs dozens of times in the Qur’an. The phrase, which is used when referring to God, is ‘Lord of the Worlds’. When I read the Qur’an for the first time, my immediate reaction to this interesting phrase was… Continue Reading “Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 4: Lord of the Worlds)”

Two Wise Sayings

Reading a book

As a brief deviation from my ‘Understanding the Qur’an’ series, I would like to share two sayings (one today and one tomorrow) that I have found to be wise and encouraging. Philosophy has been defined as the pursuit of wisdom, and I know how… Continue Reading “Two Wise Sayings”

Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 3: Life as a Game)

Man reading Qur'an

In this series of posts about the religion of Islam, I am sharing thoughts that have occurred to me while reading the Qur’an. Today, I’d like to refer to instances where the word ‘game’ is used in the Qur’an. This is of particular interest… Continue Reading “Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 3: Life as a Game)”

New Book Announcement

Woman reading book

Hi, friends. You may recall that I ran a blogging series entitled Praise and Prose which looked at the language we use and how we might change certain aspects of our conversations in order to better appreciate and honour God. Today I just wanted… Continue Reading “New Book Announcement”

On Choosing a Spiritual Path

Men sitting

I think it’s common for people who are interested in spirituality to change their views. I probably don’t have enough fingers on my hands to count the number of times my beliefs have changed during my lifetime. It makes sense, really, that if an… Continue Reading “On Choosing a Spiritual Path”