ARE YOU BETTER THAN YOUR SISTER? 49:11

The beauty in Muslim women is from a lovely symmetry similar to the aggregation of flowers above, where no one flower is more prominent than the other and yet the aggregate is stunningly beautiful in its symmetry and color and the collective fragrance is stronger than a single flower alone.

It reminds me of the Ummah of Muhammad pbuh

Denigration of each other breaks the petals of the other flower and gives the Ummah a scraggly look and broken fragrance………

Surah Hujaraat Allah Subhnaawataala teaches us how to get along with each other and EACH become beautiful and fragrant without pulling the other one down nor competing in worldly things. The question is do our Muslim sisters want individual shine and prominence or a collective beauty, which is far more lasting as a community and affects the generations to come?

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا يَسْخَرْ قَوْمٌ مِّن قَوْمٍ عَسَىٰ أَن يَكُونُوا خَيْرًا مِّنْهُمْ وَلَا نِسَاءٌ مِّن نِّسَاءٍ عَسَىٰ أَن يَكُنَّ خَيْرًا مِّنْهُنَّ ۖ وَلَا تَلْمِزُوا أَنفُسَكُمْ وَلَا تَنَابَزُوا بِالْأَلْقَابِ ۖ بِئْسَ الِاسْمُ الْفُسُوقُ بَعْدَ الْإِيمَانِ ۚ وَمَن لَّمْ يَتُبْ فَأُولَـٰئِكَ هُمُ الظَّالِمُونَ ﴿١١

[49:11] Asad

O YOU who have attained to faith! No men shall deride [other] men: it may well be that those [whom they deride] are better than themselves; and no women [shall deride other] women: it may well be that those [whom they deride] are better than them­selves. And neither shall you defame one another, nor insult one another by [opprobrious] epithets: evil is all imputation of iniquity after [one has attained to] faith; and they who [become guilty thereof and] do not repent – it is they, they who are evildoers!

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