Sadness washes over me this evening like something I am not sure I have felt before. I am flabbergasted at how we treat each other. Our teachers, those great stalwarts of truth, compassion, mercy and justice commissioned by the One in whose hands all our souls reside, would…no…must be crying at how we act towards each other. None of them ever taught that we should act in such a degenerate manner.
Our Creator revealed in the Last Revelation:
By the Fig and the Olive
By Mount Sinai
And by this Sacred City
Truly We have created man in the most noble mould
Then We reduced him to the lowest of the low
Except those who believe and do good works; for they will have an unfailing reward
What can, after this, contradict you as to the Judgement?
Is not God the wisest of all Judges?
What the world needs more than ever now is Love.
Love is one of the greatest mercies endowed among humans. It binds us together and is the impetus that fuels our ever growing population and what makes us hold on to those who have passed away. Love is that emotion, that emotive force that drives the lover to do anything for the sake of the beloved willingly without hesitation even if it is not in the best interest of the lover. The lover not only loves the beloved, but loves everything that the beloved does, or makes, or says. When this love is directed towards the Creator, the lover’s love becomes unlimited and extends to everything that the Creator has ever touched, done or will do as everything is in the fold the Creator’s Will. In fact one of the 99 beautiful names of God happens to be The Loving as our Creator is indeed One that Loves His creation so much so that even in spite of our transgressions we still enjoy every blessing we could think of. But to love the creation like that, for the sake of the our Beloved, The Loving, would move us to a high station indeed. What mercy could extend to others if we loved them the way God loves them? How many wars would cease? How few there would be that were hungry, or thirsty, or homeless or orphaned? What a world this would be if our hearts popped with the Mercy of Love!
And the great man, Muhammad, Peace Be Upon Him, who is decried in our times taught:
“The merciful will have mercy shown to them by the Most Merciful. So have mercy to those who are on the earth and the One who is in Heaven will have mercy on you.”
Please for your own sake, be excellent to each other.