Of course as Muslims, birthdays’ shouldn’t be a day of celebration and partying rather a day of reflection and realisation that another year has passed by and we’re still the same. I sigh as I write this, just think about this for a minute,¬†we are still the same. Days turn into weeks which turn into … More Birthdays?


Life is tough. People are thrown into different situations every single day and those without any Imaan (Faith) are uprooted from their island of positivity almost instantly. The believer however is content no matter what. The sky could fall, the sea could spill over and buildings’ could be set ablaze but the believer will remain … More Introspective


If a student refused to attend his or her exam and instead preferred to stay at home with a bowl of chips and binge watch overrated TV series, would this in anyway affect the invigilator? Let’s be honest, it wouldn’t. Similarly if a man or woman arrogantly insisted that there is no God and went … More Strive

The Bigger Picture

{The above Dua is called, Al Istiftah which is to be recited the moment we tie the Takbiratul Ihram in prayer, just before Surah Al Fatiha. It is not obligatory but it’s good to do so}  Every single one of us wants to live a happy life. There’s no doubt about it. Believer or not, … More The Bigger Picture

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

Be On Your Game

Its easy to whip out a heart throbbing idea and shelter it in your mind till it actually means that you have to woman up and make it happen. And once you’ve played your cards right, you officially have what you’ve dreamed of but now it means that you need to stay consistent. Be on your … More Be On Your Game

What is Boredom?

Honestly, I’ve heard the statement; ‘I’m bored,’ or ‘Boredom sucks,’ more times than I can count on all my fingers. Wallahi its a phrase that not only grate my nerves but also one that has become foreign to me. Ever since I left a group of people who weren’t healthy for me, Allah replaced them … More What is Boredom?

No Words…

There are days when, you’re suffocated by confusion. No word could possibly describe how low, lethargic, sluggish and dull you feel, and you pass through the day like a zombie with no sense of purpose. What do I do? What’s wrong with me? Why can’t I do anything? Am I sick? I don’t feel like … More No Words…