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

The Lingering

During the 19 years of my existence, I have slowly tried to compile what makes me, me. We have all been through a set of troubles that may differ from person to person but I believe we all experience similar outcomes. Ever work super duper hard trying to build yourself up and then have someone come by and knock your walls down? Yes, I believe … Continue reading The Lingering

My Attitude as a Muslim

Earlier this week, I stumbled upon an incident that made me step back and remind myself how I wish to be treated in this world and how I would like to be known before my passing. Now, this was no extraordinary event however, its happenings did trigger a wave of emotions. Briefly, I was speaking to an employee about an issue that I wished to … Continue reading My Attitude as a Muslim

Simple yet Complex

I wanted to make sense of my mind; unravel the layers of emotion, imagination, intelligence, and concept so that I may understand myself more clearly. Slowly and steadily, I am becoming more self-aware; my actions, my thoughts, my feelings, my motives, and my intentions. Amongst these periods of reflection, I have much to say yet have no sufficient way of expression. I would prefer to … Continue reading Simple yet Complex

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 Eight – Day Twenty Five: Blessings

“[A]nd if you try to count the favours of Allah, you will not be able to number them…” [14:35], [16:19] —– Look up, look around, look down. What do you see? If you see chaos and destruction, look a little closer. If you see mind bobbling beauties, look a little closer. The last few weeks, 17 days to be exact, have been quite reflective. From … Continue reading Ramadhan Diary ~ Day Eight – Day Twenty Five: Blessings