In response to the racist/islamophobic ads that have recently come up;
The MYG of the ICSC presents:
My Jihad Is…
this needs more notes.
I hear you so hard on not snickering at “69”
THANK YOU FOR THIS.
The word Jihad basically means the internal struggle against evil (or the number 69, apparently). It’s NOT a mission to kill christians or white people.
Every faithful Muslim is on a Jihad. It’s about finding the balance between what you want to do and what you know you need to do. It’s good and evil, right and wrong.
Take a history of religion class and you’ll find out that Islam is a beautiful religion.
”A sweet-looking Japanese girl who, one day, decided to take self-portraits..of herself levitating. She can be spotted in and around Tokyo, equipped with her SLR and her self-timer. When she feels the moment strike, she presses the shutter button down and then, quite literally, “jumps” into place. What I love most about her shots is that they don’t feel forced. Natsumi has a way of making us feel as though she naturally levitates throughout life. When I asked her how others react to her jumping around Tokyo, here is a funny story that she shared. “One day, when I was jumping at a famous sightseeing spot in western Tokyo, workers at a souvenir shop were frightened by how I was jumping. They were whispering things like ‘Is the girl mentally ill’ and ‘Do we need to call the police?’ “So I stopped jumping and apologized to them by saying, ‘I am taking jumping photos for my wedding party’s slide show.’ Their faces turned bright red, and they said things like ‘Oh dear!’ and ‘Congratulations!’ and even ‘Keep jumping!’