perfect for us our light

Here’s a good dua for Martin Luther King day, from Surah at Tahrim (66:8): رَبَّنَا أَتْمِمْ لَنَا نُورَنَا وَاغْفِرْ لَنَا ۖ إِنَّكَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ rabbana atmim lana noorana waghfir lana innaka AAala kulli shay-in qadeer Our Lord, perfect for us our light and forgive us. Indeed, You are over all things competent.

“We’re all skulls”

Thanks to Jon Wilkening and his Monday Morning Dispatch for 1/8/2018, I watched the American Master’s episode on Richard Avedon recently. At 1:00:10, Julius Lester says, of one of Avedon’s portraits of his elderly father We’re all skulls. And I look at that photograph and I see his skull. And then I wonder, what if we went around …