Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times
One quality is immediately obvious that they were both liberators of slaves and there are many other commonalities between them, but, today I want to stress their emphasis on human conscience for noble and compassionate living.
President Abraham Lincoln said:
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.
The Holy Prophet Muhammad said:
Seek the guidance of thy soul! Seek the guidance of thy soul! Seek the guidance of thy soul! The virtuous deed is one whereby thy soul feels restful and thy heart contented, and sinful act is one which rankles in thy soul and which contracts thy heart even though the other people endorse it as lawful.
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