Born and raised in Southern California, Muizz Rafique is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and Georgetown University Law Center. He currently works as an attorney in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.
A central, yet oft-neglected spiritual principle is that even in one’s mistakes, there is a path to divine compassion and providence. That late fajr prayer in a state of humility could be better than a lifetime of good deeds.
Why do saints matter? Because all human beings need to be reminded that in the midst of so much difficulty, temptation, and evil that the world presents, there will always be those individuals who realize the greatest human potential — to know God.