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Muslim Lover

27 March, 2003 8:02 AM

Well its been an interesting morning. I wasn't able to access the net last night due to running out of hours with my ISP (had to upgrade my plan) so I was expecting a few emails this morning....however as I watched them come into my inbox I realised that something 'strange' was going on! 100 emails later my suspicions were confirmed.

The bulk of these emails came from the one address - most just had the words 'Muslim Lover' in the subject. All I want to say to the writer of these emails (unsigned but presumably from our friend Greg) is thankyou for the reminder. I actually hadn't forgotten the call of Jesus to love my neighbour as myself - but its always good to be reminded. I DO appreciate your concern for me - however perhaps in future just one email reminder would suffice.

Another 20 or so emails came from a variety of bloggers. They are too many to name here - however most of them you'll find in my blog roll. All wrote to let me know of comments on their blogs reminding my blogging buddies to 'love Muslims' too. (this time they were signed by Greg) Again - we got the message Greg - we love Muslims - and most of those bloggers that you've left comments on also seem to love YOU too Greg in the gracious way they've responded to you.

Sorry to my fellow bloggers who've put up with this - I hope Greg is able to let go of his angst and put his energies into more positive endeavours in future.




Thanks for modeling a loving response,


Tom Smith » 27 March, 2003 8:26 AM

I would be proud to wear the title of muslim lover (I do). God loves all of us; period.

Keep the faith Darren - you do an awesome job and I love your site - and your insight too!

Heather Field » 27 March, 2003 8:30 AM

Damn, and now I have already gone and removed you from my blog roll after being persuaded by the power and logic of Greg's arguments...

dan » 27 March, 2003 9:18 AM

Good on you Darren, glad to see you turn this into something positive.

Rachel C » 27 March, 2003 10:17 AM

Sounds good, my friend. I've been away for a couple of days and returned home to find Greg's comment on one of my own posts. I was just about to eMail you to talk about the proper response, and you've already gone and done it!


Mike » 27 March, 2003 10:20 AM

I deleted his comment. I don't take kindly to trolling. :)

irene » 27 March, 2003 2:21 PM

Hey mon - just to let you know - I politely informed our friend that I was one of those pesky Muslim lovers too. I actually thought it was some kind of joke until I heard it was all over the place - anyway. Great response here Darren. Keep loving the children of Ishmael!

+ Alan » 28 March, 2003 12:03 AM

i do love muslims too. Even more, i have muslim blood running thru my veins, been PuertoRican, with spanish blood and Spain was invaded by mulims long time ago... maybe my great great great great great grandfather was a wonderful muslim man. Hope our friend Greg has a road to Damascus kinda experience. love you too greg. if you need a friend drop me note.

E3liacin » 28 March, 2003 2:15 AM

I have a sinking feeling that 'Gary' may have used Who Links Who to find people who link to The Living Room to harass them. I'm not happy about that.


Dave King » 29 March, 2003 1:57 AM

Any tool can be used improperly Dave, at least if Greg did use it, we'll all be wary in the future, and that's not a bad thing. Blog on!

Bene Diction » 29 March, 2003 4:46 AM

Dont worry Dave - he might have just gone through my blogroll too.

I think WLW is a great tool - keep it up.

Darren » 29 March, 2003 6:21 AM

Muslim lovers unite! After having seen these anti-living room comments all over the place, I've decided that I am now compelled to link to you. Is Greg trying to increase your hit count? Looks like it's working.

Thanks for handling all this wisely.

Steve Lewis » 29 March, 2003 6:45 AM

Re: being a Muslim lover

As Christians, Islam should mean this:


jen » 30 March, 2003 1:54 AM


abdullah amuzat » 29 September, 2004 2:03 PM

My name is Wawa I want to know muslim freind
and i am living Thailand 24 yearold I am female
goodfeel to know my new freinds. And I want to know muslim boy freind.

+6640394830, +6668721689

wawa » 14 March, 2005 2:46 AM


I love muslim all tha world and want to knowlege
muslim friend all the world. And I belive in my
Islam. I living in Thailand. But I don't no Thai bybirth. I'm Pakistan hafe thai I'm female and want to knowlege muslim everybody.


wawa » 15 March, 2005 12:30 AM

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