Humans are mirrors and evidences of the Merciful One just as a mirror reflecting light is an evidence for the sun’s existence.
How were humans created in the image of The Merciful (God) from a Sunni viewpoint?
Discussion of the verse “إياك نعبد و إياك نستعين” “It is You we worship; it is You we ask for help” along with a discussion of the Wahidiyyah (divine unity) and Ahadiyyah (divine oneness) aspects of the names and attributes of God.
If this universe is a tree, then humans are its fruits.
Yes, the existence and certainty of divine mercy is as visible as the sun. For just as a central pattern [in a woven tapestry] is a result of the order and situation of the weft and warps coming from every direction; so too the glowing wefts extending from the manifestation of a thousand and one divine names in the vast sphere of this universe…