Every year I always do a pilgrimage for 40 days. This year I’m leading a team of ten people. We all have different jobs and backgrounds back home. We bring our own things, like an adventure but with a purpose. In our job there is no superiority or seniority. We are all equal, we all have scheduled tasks to finish. When we go back I’m not the leader anymore, I’m just one of their brothers. The purpose of the whole journey is to teach our co-Muslims the proper way to pray and also the wisdom of the prophet. We don’t force our ideology to other people. We are still a democracy in the first place. We respect whatever your faith is.
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