The Legend and the Legacy of a Prophet
By: Zaynub Zafar
“And Allah( ) did take Ibrahim (Abraham) as a Khaleel (an intimate friend)” [an-Nisa’ 4:125]
All of us are leaving footsteps behind, our traces in this world. And when we die, we will be remembered and judged according to those traces. They can be good or bad. That will be the legacy we leave behind.
Needless to say, this legacy should be powerful…inspiring! But what should it be? What can we do to outdo other common legacies? How about delving into one of the most brilliant legacies ever left behind? The legacy of Ibrahim alayhis salam. Because:
“Indeed there has been an excellent example for you in Abraham and those with him” [al Mumtahanh 60:4]
John Legend on Israel-Gaza: ‘So sick watching our Secretary of State grovel to tell Israel how much he loves them’
Posted by Akhi Soufyan
By: Jenn Selby
John Legend’s Twitter comments about the American government’s involvement in the Israel-Gaza conflict were met with the now familiar contrast of applause and distain.
The latest in an ever-growing line of famous faces passing comment on the worsening violence in the Middle East via social media, the singer/songwriter posted the following on US Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent attempts to broker a ceasefire deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians:
“So sick watching our Secretary of State have to grovel so hard to tell Israel how much he loves them while Israeli cabinet shits on him.”
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