Why Sufism? 

Some pieces are meant to roar and resonate within you, to help you discover a kind of hope and serenity that you could not see before, even though it was right there. It was always there. And as our co-founder, Arfa Masihuddin, beautifully says in her profoundly moving piece, ‘Why Sufism?’, “All you have to do is feel.”

arfa masihuddin

Whether you prefer to crawl, sprint, swim, or walk from one place to another, you can enjoy closeup views of Earth’s inexhaustible supply of things to notice. You might see a vein of pink limestone on the wall of a canyon, a ladybug eating an aphid on the stem of a rose, a clamshell poking out of the sand. All you have to do is look. 

– Space Chronicles, Neil degrasse Tyso 

All you have to do is feel.

A hundred thousand years ago and a hundred thousand years later, the human race has, and will struggle with the same fear – the fear of vulnerability, the fear of losing, the fear of betrayal. Hand in hand with that fear, they will protect those close to their heart with a protectiveness that hurts. Like holding a child’s hand while crossing the road, but holding it too tightly.

As flawed humans, as…

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