WALIA MING

The voice that praised God

Walia Ming: In celebration of Black History Month, I would like to honour Bilal, the first muezzin (Caller to Prayer) and share this story with you.

Bermuda may suffer from trusting hypocrites

Walia Ming: If one does not fulfill a promise then one has lied, and, if you don't deliver what you are trusted with then you have lied.

Remembering Aunt Hilda and her beautiful loan to Allah

Walia Ming: Ms Hilda Grant was a woman of faith and her faith was unwavering. She did not mind one bit giving of her time, her money, her energy, to our Creator.

We need leaders that we can follow

Walia Ming: The Honourable Nelson Mandela was indeed a leader and the epitome of wisdom and humbleness.

Faith will get us through the tough times

My prayer for us all and especially for the family of our beloved Uthmani is "O Allah (swt) please grant us patience and ease are hardships and may we obtain your pleasure and the paradise of peace and everlasting life. Ameen."
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Death should not be feared

Walia Ming: Death occurs constantly, yet, it is still a mystery. As often as death occurs, one would think that it would be a matter-of-fact thing, yet it is not - death is a hard thing to accept.

There is more need for the Gospel of Unity

Walia Ming: Although we worship differently and call the Creator by different names, our core values are the same.

Hope can come with love and support from family

Walia Ming: The common concern that not only Bermudians have but all countries is the future –– what will the future hold for us now, and later.

Muslims celebrate the annual festival of Eid Al-Adha

This week saw Muslims in Bermuda join with Muslims from all over the world to celebrate the festival of Eid Al-Adha.

Thank God I believe because the world is ruled by money

Walia Ming: I am so glad that I believe that a God does exist, because if I didn't, what hopelessness I would feel. What a sad and broken soul I would be.
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I was restless and anxious but relief came with prayer

With much happening and changing in Bermuda, and not all being bad, but a lot not being good, the strains of it all can have an effect on one without one even realizing it.

Honour your father and the lessons he has taught you

Walia Ming: As the quote by an unknown author goes, 'Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.'

Why Islam forbids ‘cutting off’ your family members

Walia Ming: In Islam 'cutting off' family members is forbidden. The importance of kinship and maintaining the ties of kinship is ultimate.

Small acts of kindness reinforce our culture as a people

Walia Ming: Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring.

Speak well or stay silent to find your path to paradise

Walia Ming: The Messenger of Allah said "Whoever believes in Allah and the last day, let him either speak good or keep silent."
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The Bermuda Sun bids farewell...

JUL 30, 2014: It marked the end of an era as our printers and collators produced the very last edition of the Bermuda Sun.

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