Reflect

My experience in a nutshell – “This is what I call a Divine Intervention,  So please just listen,  Give me your undivided attention,  This is my story,  A couple of years back, when I was a teen, I had plans of leaving the country,  Believe me I tried repeatedly,  ‘When will I be free?’ I … More Reflect

Reaching the end…

الحمد لله we’re reaching the end of our study of the Qur’an. The feelings and emotions that enshroud me are almost indescribable because I can’t seem to put into words how the Qur’an has impacted thus far. I swear by Allah, I didn’t know what I wanted to do, where I wanted to go or who … More Reaching the end…

Water

This verse in Surah Waqiah really forces man to reflect on by far one of the most- if not the most essential resource for human life and that is, water. Not only is man composed of water but he needs to it to survive on a daily basis and without it, he’d be severely dehydrated and … More Water

Future Plans

Are you studying? What are you studying? Why aren’t you studying? You took a break? What do you want in life? Don’t you want a good future? What are your future plans? Do you have any to begin with?  A whirlwind of endless questions about someone’s future plans and goals but the questioner doesn’t realise … More Future Plans

Thoughts

He looked for solutions to his anger, hatred, frustration and even- according to his mother- arrogance. He read books, watched documentaries, attended therapy and prayed as best as he could. It worked to an extent but there’s still so much more he has to improve on. He slips on a pair of Jordan’s and goes … More Thoughts

Walk the Talk

He stood in front of his crew and spewed words of belief and strength. Of purity and unity. Of God and scripture. Of concepts that he himself studied only half heartedly. He waved a hand and hung his shoulders in feigned humility. He aimed for recognition and familiarity, as his friends stared in awe and … More Walk the Talk

The devil’s trick

He stared at the pale wall, his heart covered in faint grief. The dull pain from restraining his desires and wishes clawed at his insides. He gave it all up for his Lord. He knew better than to chase a girl who didn’t give two hoots about him. He knew better than to plug his … More The devil’s trick