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)"
A simple random fact about myself is that I am obsessed with parks. As a matter of fact with nature in general… I visited Reagent’s park a while ago and it felt like I had wandered into my past. Memories of when I would run around with my friends in the park in search for ladybugs that we […]Read more "Warm and Woodsy"
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"