I begin to re-examine the manner in which the mercy of G’d speaks directly to me in all of the identities I inhabit, and calls on believers to embody the mercy of G’d in our interactions with each other.
The Qur’an, Allah’s final message to humanity, has inspired Black freedom fighters across the ages to fight for a more just social order with a timeless message that should continuously motivate us to liberate ourselves from white rule and domination.
We forego water
until the sky closes its eyelids
until the hummingbird slows it’s flight
watching the street lamp gain consciousness
and believers broaden their backs into prostration
“Allah begins the Juz by saying the fools. So we are going to benefit from learning about the fools and foolishness such that we may learn something about wisdom and the wise. What is the foolishness? Foolishness in love.”