Thursday, January 29, 2009

Undivided Love: Beyond International Boundary

Assalamu'alaikum...

This entry came up to my mind after my Haematology & Oncology class yesterday...
Dr. Tariq, the lecturer from Bangladesh (He's my favourite lecturer) shared his thoughts on two issues after class...

The first issue is the definition of "Illness" in his point of view...
The second one, which I want to talk about in this entry is about how Muslims should love every Muslims equally, regardless of the skin colour, nationality, socio-economic status etc...

As a typical human being, we are prone to be unjust in terms of our love and respect towards fellow Muslims...
For example, we tend to love and respect Muslims from higher socio-economic countries more such as UK and US compared to other nations such as Bangladesh, Myanmar etc...

Why?
They are the same; Our brothers and sisters in Islam who have the same 'aqidah...
Why should we practise double standard?
Because they are poorer?
Less educated (if that's what you think)?
Because they are immigrants in our country?
Low pay-job?

Dr. Tariq also said, maybe that's why our prayers and shoutings on Palestine's issue haven't been answered by Him...
Maybe our love and respect towards fellow Muslims haven't reach the gold standard yet...
Still incomplete...

What he said really opened up my mind...
Thanks Dr. T for making me realise my mistake...

2 comments:

Caracol S. Trampt said...

so, please define "the gold standard"

aRiff said...

the gold standard is when we love all our brothers and sisters in Islam more than we love our own selves...