Tag: Spirituality

Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 5: God’s Sovereignty)

As many of you know, the focus of much of my writing is on the divine sovereignty versus human free will problem. One of my life goals is to bring a deeper understanding of this subject to people who are interested in matters of… Continue Reading “Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 5: God’s Sovereignty)”

Spiritual Life Update

Blessings upon you, friends. I hope you are all feeling peaceful and well. I thought that today I would share where I am standing spiritually after spending quite of lot of time reading the Qur’an and exploring the differences and similarities between Christianity and… Continue Reading “Spiritual Life Update”

Always Respond with Love

Couple

Yesterday, I shared a wisdom quote on the subject of happiness. I said that I’d be back today with another wisdom quote, and here I am. The quote I’m going to share today relates to interpersonal relationships — one of the major areas of… Continue Reading “Always Respond with Love”

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)”