Monday, 28 July 2014

Eid Mubarak! (Written For Christian Muslim Forum)





This year, I was thrilled and honoured to be asked by the Christian Muslim Forum to write their annual Eid message. I'm incredibly grateful to this organisation, not only for the work they do throughout the year but also for the phenomenal support and encouragement they have given me since I began this blog two years ago.  

Below is just a short fragment. Head on over the Christian Muslim Forum to read the full version

"While there is much to be thankful for this Eid, we are also united by a shared sense of sadness as we remember the ongoing suffering which many endure around the world, which has been particularly intense this Ramadan. 
At a time when Christians, Ahmadiyya, and Rohingya Muslims face persecution in Iraq, Pakistan, and Myanmar respectively, and scores of civilians are dying in Syria and Gaza, it is all too easy for us to fall into despair at the current state of the world.  
Many of us have felt helpless in the face of so much suffering. It is in these moments that we have to step up, speak out, and join together as people of faith and work alongside each other to be the change in the world - to show that faith can be one of the most powerful forces for good."


Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed Eid full of love, light, and laughter!

Sarah 
Curator of Interfaith Ramadan


                        One Day of Pagan Ramadan | Rose Virginia Butler 


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