Singapore Muslim writes viral letter to 200 church buildings in Singapore
As Christmas sparkles into place, the limelight falls on one Singaporean Muslim lady who’s spreading her personal form of festive pleasure. Noor Mastura wrote a letter to 200 church buildings reminding believers of the religion that Muslims usually are not so totally different from Christians in spite of everything. Her message has exploded throughout social media.
“Muslims have a good time the Prophet Muhammad on various events.
Within the coming month of December, i wish to be part of you in your gatherings to have a good time Jesus. His delivery, life, message, teachings, the second coming, the Messiah, the Spirit of God & the Virgin Mary, our Holy Mom.”
Each Christians and Muslims belong to the Abrahamic religions, which additionally consists of Judaism.
Noor writes in an try and foster understanding that almost all Muslims, similar to Christians, advocate a world of peace. Her compassionate message comes within the aftermath of a 16-hour hostage crisis in downtown Sydney the place an Iran born-gunman stormed right into a café, held captive, and killed harmless individuals.
The tragedy was caught on televisions the world over and hardly 24 hours later, Pakistani Taliban murdered greater than 145 schoolchildren.
She additionally talks about how the current occasions have affected her:
“This outrages us as a lot because it outrages you and hurts us as a lot because it hurts you and angers us as a lot because it angers you, maybe it angers us much more so as a result of these evil perpetrators have hijacked our faith and misused it to satisfy their hidden motives and agendas.”
Although these incidents occurred away from Singapore shores, it might be naïve to suppose that they don’t have any repercussions right here. Wayward concepts can unfold simply as simply wherever. To suppose that our strong basis of race and non secular dynamics won’t ever challenged a bankrupt concept. Over time, cherry selecting tales of crimes by Muslim perpetrators have fueled prejudices.
Noor reminds us to not collapse to racism or Islamophobia as she sums it up properly: Our peace is yours and your peace is ours.