Reawakening the Lost Humanity

SONYA KASSAM

This is a post about humanity.

I know with the state of our world today, perhaps you like me are losing hope in us humans. What have we become? Self-centred, beyond reason, greedy and as for empathy….does that mean anything to anyone anymore?

Let me take you on a journey to paradise, don’t worry you have no need to write out your will and testament. To me, heaven is just a place that gives us hope, and this little piece of heaven is right here on earth.

Come with me to Karbala, Iraq. Yes you read correctly, Iraq. Over 17 million people have peacefully gathered there as I type this post, for the largest annual pilgrimage. In commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad and the son of Imam Ali.

To know a little about Imam Hussain, here is a poem I wrote earlier:

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