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Is a paralyzed Muslim a good Muslim?

The question I pose is, “Is a paralyzed Muslim a good Muslim?”. By this, I don’t mean the person who is physically unable to get about, I mean the Muslim who cannot stand on his or her feet and speak out against injustice, cruelty and in favor of the rights of our fellow Muslims, our fellow human beings. Is a person who is a spectator when evil occurs even when s-he can make a difference, a worthy person in the eyes of God?
 
God says when we see wrong being committed, we must DO something to stop it. If we cannot do something, we must SPEAK against the wrong. If we cannot even speak against it, we must condemn it in our hearts.
 
Far too many of our Muslim brothers and sisters interpret this command as permission to remain silent and that is to our collective shame. Continue reading

March 8, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | 3 Comments