Assalam alaykum everyone! It’s been what…3 months since I last posted something on here? It honestly feels like a lifetime ago. God I’ve missed you guys and the feeling of putting something out there for people to read. I’ld like to say that my absence was necessary (uni work/finals) and it was not by choice or a sudden lack of […]Read more "The Silver Lining"
When it comes to the opposite sex and the idea of settling down with someone, I often think and ask myself “how do you get to know someone the islamic way?” Dating is not allowed in islam for its obvious dangers but does that mean I’ll marry someone I don’t know? I noticed something quite common with […]Read more "Halal Dating: Guide"
Assalam alaykum everyone! As some of you know I struggle with listening to music but I deleted all my songs and I’ve been listening to just nasheeds for a while now and I am so happy because I feel some progress. Right now I am content with the quality of nasheeds out there; a lot […]Read more "Top 10 Nasheeds (Jan-Feb 2016)"
Wabi-Sabi is a Japanese concept and it means finding beauty within the imperfections of life and accepting peacefully the natural cycle of growth and decay. It is the appreciation of things that are imperfect, impermanent, incomplete, unrefined and unconventional; an aesthetic I wish every child is brought up with. Have you heard of the word kintsukuroi? […]Read more "Wabi-Sabi 侘寂"
I believe everyone should be aware of this story; there is no greater example of how the worst deeds can start with the best of intentions. I pray none of us ends up like Barsisa. Who is Barsisa? Barsisa was a great worshipper from the time of Banu Israeel. He was an extremely pious man; […]Read more "Barsisa’s Story"
About seven months ago during summer, Fatima messaged me that Mufti Menk was coming to Lagos for a two day event and that was I coming? I could not believe what I was reading. How can I miss it? When next will I get this opportunity? He’s one of my few favourite muslim speakers. I asked Fatima […]Read more "#First Series: A Blessed Gathering"
The Prophetﷺ was asked how does the revelation come? He said when Allah desires to speak the words of revelation, there is a loud noise through the heavens. It’s like chains pulling over mount safa (imagine the severity of chains pulling over a mountain). He then said the angels of the heavens are overtaken by […]Read more "Anjel Jibreel II"