Benazir Bhutto R.I.P.

The former Prime Minister of Pakistan has been assassinated by a suicide bomber. Very sad. She was a very courageous lady. I admit that i thought she had been back in Pakistan for some sort of personal gain…but now I see that she truly was for the people–risking even her life for them (she knew the risk and was back in Pakistan anyway).

Here’s a quote from a CNN interview with her that they’ve been playing:

I know the past has been tragic, but I’m an optimist by nature. I put my faith in the people of Pakistan. I put my faith in God. I see that what I am doing is for a good cause, for a right cause, to save Pakistan from extremists and militants and to build regional security. I know the dangers out there, but I’m prepared to take those risks.

If I was asked to ‘name a good muslim’ I would name her.

She leaves behind her husband and their 3 children.

Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord…

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