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In the Name of God بسم الله

3wliya_maryam

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  1. 11 minutes ago, Northwest said:

    Respectfully, I have one question.

    Wheres the question?

     

    11 minutes ago, Northwest said:

    Islam forbids even the mildest criticism of or ingratitude toward one’s parents, even if the parents, as a result of their own background(s), may occasionally—in some cases more often—act in a manner that is either a) contrary to Islam or b) causes distress or c) both, whether due to misunderstanding or other factors

    If the parents do act contrary to Islam, it is permissible to speak up against them. Even if they cause distress, speaking up against them is different than disrespecting them, and we know how a lot of parents intertwine culture and religion. Whilst I agree that it is hard to not retaliate and speak in contempt, were not perfect human beings. But we strive to try our best, and Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) is the Most Forgiving.

    18 minutes ago, Northwest said:

    Islam also has a lot of rules about which sins are greater or lesser and the circumstances that mitigate or modulate them. Many other Islamic rules and practices are difficult to remember. or, in some cases, to carry out. For example, repeating some prayers for a certain number of times may prove difficult, if one cannot repeat the phrase and at the same time count the number of times it is repeated, much less pay attention to details such as tone, pronunciation,

    I get where you're coming from, but this is not a good example in relation to what you just stated. Islam really is a simple religion, there are just people who choose to complicate it in many ways. Prayer is one of the simplest rules in Islam, Allah made it easy for us because we would have been praying 50 times a day. Prophet Musa (عليه السلام) asked Him to decrease the number of prayers for the Muslims' ease. You can focus on the words and the number of prayers at the same time, I don't see the difficulty. If we choose to believe that something is difficult, then it will be regardless. From experience I realised that the more calm I am in prayer, the more focused I am.

    29 minutes ago, Northwest said:

    These kinds of things may tend to drive a prospective revert away from the faith, especially if the person has complications such as autism, OCD, etc., along with a number of negative experiences in life. Dealing with these issues, daily responsibilities, and the practice of Islam can be extraordinarily difficult. It is obviously easier, however, for someone who does not have psychological complications or other dysfunction

    Having issues or daily responsibilities whilst practising Islam is not entirely difficult if you're a strong believer. Again, I completely understand where you're coming from and how it leads to low level of faith, but since you mentioned complications beside OCD, if one was to experience such dysfunctions, do you think that the Almighty would be hard on them in the first place?

    Having OCD is not only genetic or stems from religion. Religious OCD is often known to come from environmental factors, as I previously mentioned, such as parents upbringing or society pressure. There is no clear evidence that OCD is a result of religion, chemical imbalances also play a role

  2. On 12/29/2019 at 2:18 AM, Northwest said:

    Islam is, at root, based on fear. Fear and obedience precedes faith. Yet constant guilt over one’s sins can be paralysing as well, especially given the stress and duties of daily life.

    I just re read what u said. Whilst I partially agree that fear at times can be important for strong faith, but Islam at its root is based on fear? Why would Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) the most Merciful choose to create a fearful religion? Yes we should be fearful, especially when we do some major sins reminding us that Allah is watching, but too much fear is also unhealthy. If you are a faithful and practicing Muslim, then why should they be so fearful?

  3. 1 hour ago, Darth Vader said:

    True. However, poetry does not contain "slang" or low words. It has room for fascination, you know, people can find beauty in its words. A poem should involve peoples' focus with its words, indulge them. It takes hard work to produce. You can't just write some sentences of roughly the same length, use slang terms from rap and hip hop music, arrange them in descending order and call it a poem. Sorry. Just offering constructive criticism for improvement. ^^

    Lol. have you forgotten that there are different forms of poetry, including freestyle? poetry can contain whatever form of language, as long as there is a meaning behind it for the reader to interpret

    yes I am no true poet, but really this is how I express my emotions. Its my form of poetry and spoken word I like to make it simple but at the same have a meaning.

    if u want you can check this out

    https://www.wattpad.com/story/164748068-heartwrenched-collection-of-poems-and-spoken-words 

     

  4. 21 minutes ago, Darth Vader said:

    Spoken word is a art performance where things are spoken or recited. I disagree that its poetry as it existed in the past. Any words can be spoken. Its an art for orators. Writing it does not have the same effect. Your "poetry" is like child's play in comparison as there is no attention needed to choose words or to make it rhyme or to avoid "slang words". Real poetry on the other hand is poetry whether spoken or written and carries the same effect, There is beauty in it, and it is praised by those who experience it. The poet does hard work to produce it, in contrast.

    how dare do u degrade it like that

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