Reflections

Uncertainty of Life


Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Raheem Over the years I've had to cope with so many uncertainties in life. Coming to terms that life is uncertain and no matter what we do to prepare we don't know the outcome. Trusting Allah with having an optimistic attitude is crucial. In this post I cover some of the things that has helped… Continue reading Uncertainty of Life

Reflections

A new beginning. A fresh start.


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Have you ever thought or been in a situation when you are about starting something all over again? From the beginning? Starting afresh? It’s like learning to walk like a baby, it takes time, practice, failure, commitment, and dedication. Many times, starting all over again might seem difficult. Challenging. It’s a new beginning. Sometimes… Continue reading A new beginning. A fresh start.

Allah Loves, Reflections

Self-love: Have you been loving yourself the wrong way?


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM “Verily, We created man of the best stature (mould),” (Qur’an, 95:4) There are many versions out there on what self-love entails and I pray this piece contributes to the literature. The approach of this piece is not to provide a detailed explanation of what self-love is, but to create an avenue where you reflect… Continue reading Self-love: Have you been loving yourself the wrong way?

Allah Loves, Reflections

What is Your Fear and Insecurity doing to YOU?


What is your fear and insecurity doing to you? We have/had things we feel insecure about. A major one is the fear of failure. One thing with fears is that it keeps us grounded (in a certain way.) How? You may wonder. We are taught to have fear of Allah. This fear must however be balanced with hope!

Allah Loves, Reflections

What Defines YOU?


What defines you? I have come to realize that it is up we as individuals to choose what defines us. As human beings, we have perceptions of ourselves. How we want to be seen and viewed by the outside world. Many of us have or still define ourselves based on our accomplishment, status, appearance what we do. etc. but now, I choose not to! And I want you to do the same. What happens when we get stripped of the so-called labels we attach to our names? How will you see yourself?

True life stories

Disappointment taught me Detachment


Another #TrueLifeStory to remind you never to trust your abilities. Many of us have gone through the academic phase of life. It is important that we are cautious in our strive to excel. To not lose focus of the real thing. Here's a #TrueLifeStory on detachment!

Allah Loves, Ibadah, Reflections

The Most Intelligent of People


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM The world we are in treats people based on their intellect. The education system grades is centered on intelligence. Certain professions are attributed to be for only the ‘intelligent’.  Being called ‘smart’ ‘sensible’ ‘intelligent’ is something we all crave for, and aspire to have these titles added to our names. But this is a… Continue reading The Most Intelligent of People

Reflections

BE YOU


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM A heart-felt letter to remind you of what matters most. Get in the right mood by being in a comfortable space before reading. “And of His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the diversity of your languages and your colors. Surely in this are signs for those of knowledge.”… Continue reading BE YOU

Modesty, True life stories

A Sister’s Journey to Dressing Modest


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM *Dedicated to any sister out there struggling to abide by the Islamic guideline for dress code, read the story of a sister who was once in your shoes. She narrates how she overcame her ‘old’ lifestyle and shares how she adapted to the Islamic dress code. Enjoy reading … Hey there, I’m Eesha. I’d… Continue reading A Sister’s Journey to Dressing Modest

Allah Loves, Reflections

A BEE OR A FLY?


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Be like a Bee that only lands on sweet things and skips the filthy. Don’t be like the fly that lands on only the wounds. Re-read that quote again and continue. You will notice that the bee sees the filthy but skips it. So, do we as humans. We notice the good and bad… Continue reading A BEE OR A FLY?