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Whatever Your Religion, We Are All One Family

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Huff Post:by Rev. Ed Bacon.

A couple of years ago, my church invited a local physician to come talk to our congregation. Aisha is a practicing Muslim.

During her talk, in a soft and patient voice, Aisha explained the pillars of Islam and why Muslims pray five times a day. She said, “Because we kneel and touch our heads all the way to the floor when we pray, for us practicing Muslims that is symbolic of the kind of God-consciousness we are trying to form within us — that of being a servant to God.”

When I heard Laila’s words that day I experienced a depth charge explode in the core of my being. Perhaps you’ve experienced something similar — it’s a profound experience. I felt the reverberations continue inside me all day long. I had never thought of the concept of “God-consciousness” in quite that way before.



Posted by on October 13, 2012. Filed under ISLAM,Religions. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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