A dear friend of mine wrote this blog post. Every time these insane fundamentalists carry out these heinous acts, she in turn experiences hatred. She gets it in the street and on social media. The same thing happened to Jewish friends of mine when the Gaza strip was the hot topic. So if you haven’t heard the perspective of a Muslim, here’s one to read.
Maybe one day ignorance will become just a little less rampant, through honest, open and heartfelt communications like this one.
I didn’t leave my house today. I woke up to the news – my day was a write off. My heart breaks for Syria, Palestine, Afghanistan.. It broke for Paris on the 13th of November 2015, and it broke for Brussels today. My heart breaks for the lost lives, those injured, their families, and the people left with fear in their hearts. But every time something like this happens, my heart sinks for all my Muslim brothers and sisters out there. I know what’s coming…
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