Category Archives: In Thy Name We live

God?

No one would ever enter an art museum and claim that the pieces of art came into being ‘on their own’. Every masterpiece has an artist’s name labelled beneath it, isn’t it? How then can one deny the existence of a creator for … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

Often, I wonder, ‘who are we really?’ In the midst of meeting a million people in our lives, experiencing new experiences, feelings, emotions, and moments, something makes us the ‘us’ we are from within. Biologically, we are from the genes … Continue reading

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When someone so close to Allah is depressed, how do you soothe them?

‘Tired, depressed, empty’; the sort of words I hear from a beautiful (inside out) practicing Muslimah going thru trials upon trials in life. I close my teary filled eyes, feeling helpless. How can I help this girl? In the darkness … Continue reading

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When the heart craves empathy

‘I know you are trying your best, dear. And that’s all that matters.’ A phrase ALL of us yearn to hear in almost every point of our lives; when we are in school we want to hear our teachers say … Continue reading

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The light will shine through..

There’s something beautiful about the concept of light. No matter what,  it will shine thru. Either it’ll illuminate that which is dark and opaque, or it will pass through and find its way. No matter what, it cannot be diminished; … Continue reading

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Woe to those who pray!

[107:4] فَوَيْلٌ لِّلْمُصَلِّينَ So woe to those who pray! [Qur’an, 107:4] What? Woe be to those who pray? The Musaleen? The word وَيْلٌ , meaning ‘ a terrible calamity’, is used in Arabic for the WORST possible thing that can happen to someone! So … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Contract

How often do we feel impatient after making Dua to Allah swt; waiting for His promise to be fulfilled? The Qur’an is a reflection of ourselves; The Chapter of Yusuf (AS), Surah Yusuf, encompasses a million gems and lessons, of … Continue reading

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