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

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

Metamorphosis

Back in the month of March, 2014, I experienced a life changing phenomenon. I was unhappy. I was pessimistic. I was hopeless. I was exhausted. I was stressed. When I think back to those dark days, I can undoubtedly┬ásay that I was depressed. I had no hope for my future, I believed that this world was a cruel place, I believed that my life was … Continue reading Metamorphosis