Loneliness and isolation, Imam Zaid Shakir argues, have no place in an ummah of compassion and mercy. He also addresses Sunni-Shia aggression and hatred, which he describes as a disease we must fight.
We may find ourselves sad, depressed and lonely. We sometimes wonder about our spiritual state. Praying or fasting doesn’t make us feel closer to God. Why are we experiencing this? What is the solution?