"O Mankind, We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know each other" Quran 49:13
"A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another" John 13:34
"I go to the synagogue, I go to the church, I go too the mosque, I see the same altar, I feel the same spirit" Rumi
"You shall surely find that the nearest in affection to those who believe are the ones who say we are Christians" Quran 5:82
Past the suffering walked he who asks, "Why, oh God, do you not do something for these people?" To which God replied, "I did do something, I made you." Sufi saying
"The Children of Adam, created of the self-same clay, Are members of one body, When one member suffers all members suffer, likewise. O Thou who are indifferent to the suffering of thy fellow, Thou art unworthy to be called man" Persian Poet Sadi
I am a Shia Ismaili Muslim involved in numerous interfaith initiatives. From 2002-2010 I was the co-chair of the Muslim-Christian Dialogue Group of Calgary and on the executive committee of the Inter-Faith Network of Calgary. For this effort I was honoured to be nominated for the 2007 YMCA Calgary Peace Award.