I have recently been going through some of the stuff that I wrote years back. I have realised that my imagination was much more powerful back then, my vocab was richer and my passion was more evident.
Even if you are not a religious person by nature or training, even if you are an out-and-out-sceptic, prayer can help you much more than you believe, for it is a practical thing.
What do I mean, practical? I mean that prayer fulfils these three very basic psychological needs which all people share, whether they believe in God or not:
Yep, I just hit 2k on my blog and the love for all my readers is flowing out of me. For a writer/blogger/journalist there really is no greater happiness than knowing that so many people have visited your baby. I write from the heart and to be appreciated by others is an awesome feeling.
I don’t usually write posts like this but I think it is fair to say that I owe it to my readers! Without you all I would not be here. Whether I follow my dreams and become a great journalist or not: I know I’ll always be blogging after this.
Now help me reach 3k!
Though we live in a multi-cultural society, there are many people out there who are fascinated by Muslims and their practises. You cringe at the thought of us washing our feet whilst we do ablution (to purify ourselves before praying) and are astonished when you hear that we fast for a whole month.
Frankly, I like them all, but I think what resonates most with me would be 2, 3, 4 and 6. With no.6 I used to think one had to have all the answers, then I grew up and realized that you didn’t. The journey is as important as the destination….plus you might not even get there!