Posts tagged "love"

Beloved Lord, Beloved God

In the Name of God, the Infinitely Merciful and Compassionate Beloved Lord Beloved Lord, Beloved God on High Beloved Lord, without Whose love I die Beloved Lord, Beloved God indeed Your Face and Glory do I always need Beloved Lord, Beloved God so true There is, O Lord, no higher lord than You Your Face,... Read more »

Patheos: The Power and Warmth of God's Love

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved This first appeared on Patheos. I first heard the song “Feel So Close to You” (sung by Calvin Harris) during my daughters’ dance recital, and it had a very catchy tune. There are very few lyrics to the song: I feel so close to... Read more »

Don't Let Go of Your "First Love"

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved As I continue to listen to “Lullabies” by Muslim singer/songwriter Yuna, there is more to this song than is first revealed. Indeed, on the surface, she sings about a love that she could not have: I wanted to go away with you, and I... Read more »
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Washington Post: A Muslim's Love-Hate Relationship With Ramadan

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved This appeared in the Washington Post.   I love the summer time. It is so much better than the winter, especially in my home town of Chicago. In fact, I start looking forward to the summer on December 21, because the days start to... Read more »

His Love Never Hurts

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved As I continue to listen to Gotye’s “Somebody I Used to Know,” the beginning stanza struck me even more deeply than before: Now and then I think of when we were together Like when you said you felt so happy you could die Told... Read more »