Category Archives: Reflections

Under the Starlit Sky

‘Enjoy’, my father in law told me. Physically exhausted from our stay in Arafah, although we were quite ecstatic and energetic due to the rain; we were cold and shivering and tired, and that’s how we got off the bus … Continue reading

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When the sky cracked open

Suddenly the sky broke apart (I say ‘sky’ because really, you couldn’t see any clouds!) and it rained. So so heavily; it flooded our tent. As I stood there drenched in just 5 mins, facing the sky while the rain … Continue reading

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How strong is the nail rooted?

There is one word in the Quran that is so beautiful and deep in teaching us the etiquette of being a student of knowledge. One word; so comprehensive, and so deep.  Such is the Quran; the more closer you learn … Continue reading

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Life in the little seeds

My friend this morning was talking about the quote we were often taught as a life lesson growing up; “As you sow, so shall you reap’. But she had another perspective to it this time. However, while I let her … Continue reading

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Changes

Life is unpredictable. And having a baby teaches you so much! I had almost forgotten how life was all about change, until Baby Ahmed came into my life. We often take control of our lives and make decisions such that … Continue reading

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Fix your end now.

Death. It shakes every being inside you . Atleast for me it did this time. I’ve never seen anyone approach death. I’ve never seen anyone dead in front of me. Except for the janazah boxes that I’ve seen in Makkah … Continue reading

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To those who want to do big things in life.. :)

First, let me tell you how it feels to LIVE your dream. To follow your passion and live  a purposeful life you’ve always dreamed of. It’s overwhelming . It’s exhilarating. It’s scary. Yes, you’ll be scared. You’ll be afraid to … Continue reading

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