Layered

Vices and virtues are a component of what makes us, us. Only with reflection and experience will we be able to differentiate between the two…  —————— I believe myself to be a stubborn person who is picky, with strong opinions. I am one of those people who look at the world a specific way and anything different to it is wrong. Moreover, I am one … Continue reading Layered

Eunoia

Each one of us carry our own sense of beauty and intelligence; no one is of lacking. We are all beautiful and we are all intelligent however, just on different levels unique to ourselves. Our experiences can differ, our emotions can differ, and our mindsets can differ but we are no less than anyone else. Just because you deem someone else as handsome or pretty, it … Continue reading Eunoia

A Faded Rose

You and I are rosebuds in full bloom. Our set of petals scream beauty, colour, and delight; the side of life that is empty of sorrow. Soft to the touch. Pleasing to the eye. Beneath the canvas of life lies the inevitable pricks of difficulty. Sharp enough to summon a drop of blood. Threatening to strike. Yet, What is a rose without its thorns? What … Continue reading A Faded Rose

In the depths of the night, I pondered

Whilst sitting there, with a pen and paper in my hand, I wrote. —– I hesitated sharing this at first simply because I think it would leave a pious impression however, the reason I am posting this is because I want others to realize that these kinds of thoughts, emotions, and ideas exist. None of it is fake. When someone says, ‘Yeah, I could not … Continue reading In the depths of the night, I pondered

Ramadhan Diary ~ I’tekaf

I wrote about the aches in my heart and I wrote about the stinging thoughts in my mind, all of which questioned: ‘Why?’. —– I’tekaf, is a practice that was observed by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) during the last 10 days of Ramadhan. Generally, one secludes himself or herself from the world by remembering Allah … Continue reading Ramadhan Diary ~ I’tekaf

Ramadhan Diary ~ Day Seven: Anger

If you are calm whilst standing in the centre of a terrible storm, you can handle anything. —– My Aunt and Uncle have grown quite fond of me and I dislike it, a lot. They speak good of me way too often and one of the things they admire about me is how calm and controlling I can be with my anger. Truth is, I … Continue reading Ramadhan Diary ~ Day Seven: Anger

Ramadhan Diary ~ Day One: Weaknesses

A man is weak without Divine guidance; there is no strength in his mind, body, and spirit without the help from His Lord. —– I promised myself to stand out from the crowd in favour of serving humanity but today, I have realized how much I need God Almighty by my side in order to do so. I made a promise and boy, was I … Continue reading Ramadhan Diary ~ Day One: Weaknesses