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

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

Stories

There are some stories that leave you speechless. Speechless to the point where your emotions are too mixed to make any sense of anything, so you just sit there, thinking. Thinking of a story, over and over again, either admiring or detesting it. Whether it be enlightening or disappointing, you continue to sit. Continue to ponder about certain aspects that stood out to you the most. … Continue reading Stories

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 say 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