The Qur’an begins with the Opening (Fathia). This Opening is not just the opening of the Qur’an, it is in reality the opening of the human heart.
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Most of all, this is not about Miley Cyrus. It’s about the patriarchal (and racist) culture that we all participate in, and about our own diseased hearts. The great Muslim sages were right: this “music” is simply bringing out what is in our own hearts. And it is we, we the people, not just Miley Cyrus, who are profoundly sick and diseased. It is not just Ms. Cyrus that needs a spiritual (and intellectual) awakening. It is us, we the people.
Yes, God is “hidden”, so that the soul will go on seeking–every night. We go on a quest, seeking God, and then we realize: God has been there all along, with us, in us, around us.