Joyjot for the day :-)

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A little note-to-self I found tucked away in my wallet, that fell out while riffling through :-)

Al-wadud is one of the names of beauty (in Arabic, ism-jamal) of God. It means the source of all love put simply. Though it is deeper than that. There are several words in Arabic that mean love…each to communicate different types of love. Not all can be used as a ‘name’ of God. This one, Al-Wadud, (= The Love) means a type of love that never tires or dries-up that, like Allah, is all sustaining but not sustained (in Muslim theology God is One in His essence as well as His attributes).

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About Farah Rz

Mashaallah a post-doctoral fellow in Medical Genetics. A lover of the Arts and seeker of the sciences. Absolutely blessed to be a Muslim. Alhamdulillah!!
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4 Responses to Joyjot for the day :-)

  1. genometalk says:

    Right you are! And a cupcake can’t hurt (nor a nice deep pink rhododendron, or whatever else just adds a little bit of joy as icing on the cake – so to speak ;-)

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  2. The awesome moment when you find a joyful letter from yourself =)

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