We are passing through the holiday season and it's almost Christmas time. But tragically acts of violence and terrorism are there to spoil these happy moments through the ruthless atrocities.
Although Muslims do not celebrate Christmas we do sincerely wish all our Christian brothers and sisters in humanity a peaceful and Merry Christmas.
There are many who may not be aware that as Muslims, we do love and have great regard for Prophet Jesus (peace be on him) and his noble mother, Maryam (Mary) and in fact are inspired by her in many ways. I would like to share six key facts about Mary based on the Holy Qur’an:
I hope we all continue to celebrate together what we share in common and appreciate our diversity in humanity through mutual love, heartfelt respect and acceptance. This would be the defeat of extremism and hopefully would bring a Happy New Year for all.
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