A couple of months ago, I wrote a Facebook post in which I mentioned the expression of “god’s gifts.” A while later, a message popped into my inbox from a well-meaning stranger, appreciating the post but also admonishing me to write “God” instead of “god.”
I usually do make sure to capitalize the G in “God” but this time I hadn’t paid much thought while immersed in writing.The message left me amused, however. What a strange thing to be pointed out. Had I committed an affront by not capitalizing “god”? How much did it really matter?
I pondered, only to be reminded of my own relationship with my Creator; Keeper of my soul and its secrets, my Rabb but also, closer to me than my jugular, my closest friend, confidante and companion; the only and eternal Mehram of my haal; the One to whom I have cried, wept, pleaded in…
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