Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil
Question: My daughter has just turned 3 and she sometimes says “Allah is in the bedroom,” or “Allah is in the car.”
When I say to her that Allah is not there, she asks where Allah is. What should I reply for her young age?
I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for your seeking out clarity on this matter. Please forgive me for the delay.
Please refer to Where is Allah? by Mufti Muhammad Ibn Adam and think of ways you can simplify these key concepts.
Explain to your daughter that Allah is unlike creation, so He does not occupy space like we do. Explain that Allah has Knowledge about everything in creation and everyone in creation, including her.
Please refer to the following link:
A Reader on Understanding the Attributes of Allah
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