The human mind naturally recoils from the thought of the non-existence of God. It may conjure up false concepts and images of God, but an instinctive feeling in the core continues to refuse and resist them. Can its maker be a stone, an animal, or a human? And it continues on its search for the truth.
This life He put us into is then, in fact, merely a test to show us our own true nature and characteristics. Although, He has All Knowledge and does not need to put us in this test to know our nature.
God is not testing us to know, in the sense that He doesn’t already know. Having bestowed guidance to us, we are tested about our obedience or rejection of His guidance. God’s purpose for us is to grow spiritually.
I recently met a new Muslim sister who said that all the reasons given to her for the existence of God did not satisfy her until she read/heard the scientific proofs of God’s existence in the Quran. How could some of this information be available over fourteen hundred years ago? How could Muhammad, an illiterate man have known these?
Just pick up a leaf or watch a bird in a tree and try to give your mind the space that you need to really appreciate these things, you know, try to unclutter your mind and forget about the issues of work, forget about whatever just happened with your family…
I had found my Creator’s wishes, commands, and the reason for living. It had been with me all along. Where I would go from that point, I was sure would be limitless – not accepted by others perhaps, but limitless for my own life and heart.
New Muslims face numerous external factors that leave them alone, and isolated, leaving them feeling lost and hopeless. Since loneliness is the largest cause for depression amongst new Muslims, we will focus on that.
By having this kind of peace, a person becomes like a magnet, people are attracted to their state of being, to their peace, to their knowledge as they are growing with it, and people want to know where did this peace come from.
Well, if the simple minded people of the past rejected the miracles and the Creator, how would we think that today’s population who are brain washed with ideas of evolution and secularism and atheism believe?