There’s a kind of unhappiness that is shared by many, and it’s the unhappiness of not knowing who you really are or living a life that is other than your authentic self. I’ve been a victim of this unhappiness and I shall henceforth refer to it as the ‘plague’. You know that feeling where you’re […]Read more "Bona Fide"
I met love. It looked like the sunset in the horizon. It was bright, burning and beautiful. It had the elegance of the moon and the softness of the Cuban wind. It had a laugh that was echoed by the seven seas and a fresh scent that was concealed in every atom of the air. […]Read more "Amor"
I rolled over on my stomach and heaved a deep sigh. I ejected the movie and decided it was one I would watch every year on christmas eve. “You know love scares me” I glanced over at my cousin who had a weary look on her face. “Why?” I asked intrigued by her random statement. “There is just something about […]Read more "Cosmic Love"
So after a long and stressful month at law school, the much anticipated Christmas break arrived. Myself and 2 other law school friends of mine decided to go have lunch at a Chinese and Thai restaurant called China Town to unwind and discuss our shared interest and issues with the famous institute. Mary and I were the […]Read more "China Town: Restaurant Review"
Shall I let you in on an advice that is very far-fetched? It’s the one where someone tells a person that’s in love with another to simply STOP and end what they have with the person because it’s haram or wrong. I say its far-fetched because it’s like telling a hungry lion that’s slowly making its […]Read more "The Switch"
Many times I’ve asked myself and wondered why I keep my world so small? Why is my contact with other lives kept at the bare minimal? What am I so afraid of? Why is my space just so small? I admit now that it really isn’t the best way to live. I’ve always given the […]Read more "New Waters"
Assalam alaykum everyone! I feel very uplifted today and I’m grateful to Allah for days like these where it’s not easy for you or anyone to wipe that blessed smile off your face. I genuinely hope you are all doing great and if not I pray Allah grants you that which will comfort and please […]Read more "Top 10 Nasheeds (July 2016)"