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

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 ~ 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

Competition or Knowledge?

Every year I participate and practice speeches for a local competition within my religious community; it is quite an amusing time however, there is one thing I feel like others should understand. In my eyes, there is no competition. Being awarded for participation is a bonus to these kinds of experiences because for me, if I do not gain more knowledge or if I cannot reflect, … Continue reading Competition or Knowledge?

There It Was

About a year ago, I expressed myself through poetry and other written pieces that illustrated my love for God Almighty. I shared my experiences, my emotions, my desires, and my thoughts through these passages after reverting to Islam. Yes, I am indeed a Muslim; born and raised. Now, reverting back to Islam after a sequence of events happened quite suddenly but successfully. You could read … Continue reading There It Was

Define Them Not

Define one not by glancing at their clothes. Judge them not by how fashionable their clothes are; if they are the latest trend or a few years old. Judge them not by how their clothes fall loosely around their body or by how tightly fitted they are. Judge them not by their choice of colours, their choice of accessories, their patterns; judge them not by … Continue reading Define Them Not

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