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Being a non-muslim in a muslim country..

8 years ago I decided to learn the Koran because I realized it was time to understand the religion better. After ten pages the book made me angry when my eyes stopped on the sentence "man can marry more than one woman "..then i put it back to its place and start to think why should i believe to this book but at the same time i was nervous about that the god’ll get angry with me..then times passed..i went to denmark meet with mew people who is christian..then i started to go to church to know these people and the religion also..it was so nice to see people how they pray with songs..they were so happy, peacfull..after pray we started to talk and eat..i was talking with a man who is from africa..then suddenly he started to say really bad words to muslim people because all people who is non muslim are thinking that if you’re muslim you have to be a terrorist also..i cant explain now how much i got angry with him.. because i believe that only god knows who is who..so you cant just talk about people in a bad way even you never had a chance to know them..all the people believe that they believe in god in best way.. and now god doesnt have any chance to talk.. even if the god has chance to explain what is going on with the religions, all the religious people will start to shout that they know the best..

When i was kid like 4-5 years old i remember that everyday i woke up so early in the morning while the azan was singing. And pray for the god as “ if my mom, my dad and my sister did something bad you can write on my sin page, because i know they’re nice people, you know everybody can do bad things..i love my family more then ever, please forgive them..” with tears..

After all these things..now i believe that god is everthing, god is in everywhere, god is in my soul, god is in the air, god is in peoples smile, god is in peoples tear, god is in happiness, god is in fear..

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Anna Malinovskaya's picture

thanks for sharing this

Dear Feyza, thank you for sharing these thoughts! These are very wise words: "...because i believe that only god knows who is who..so you cant just talk about people in a bad way even you never had a chance to know them..all the people believe that they believe in god in best way..." Unfortunately many people nowdays are inclined to believe in stereotypes because it's easier to accept someone else's overgeneralized and simplified opinion than to think for yourself. Sometimes lack of information on other religions and cultures is the reason why people choose to believe in stereotypes...

Anna Malinovskaya

olutosin's picture

Only God knows who is serving him...

We are trying our best not knowing who or what we serve but I believe that one day we shall know the truth.
If we take life easy one at a time we will avoid devastating wars....we kill our fellow human being in the name of fighting for God? Which God, the one we see or the one we did not see?
I believe that MAN IS GOD TO MAN....RELATE TO MAN AS IF WE RELATE TO GOD AND SEE GOD IN EVERY MAN...WITHOUT THIS WE ARE LIARS......HIDING UNDER BEING RELIGIOUS!
Thanks my darling for sharing this.......

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
F Close
Festac Town
Lagos-Nigeria

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nilima's picture

Dear freind

when you believe in something so strongly it doesnt only make you feel better but it gives you the strength, God is one of them.

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