Encouraging children to fast in Ramadan

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بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Assalamu Alaikum. Dear parents, we all wish to make most out of Ramadan by fasting and praying. Do we as parents ignore our children in this month? Or, would we prefer to see our children experience the sweetness of Ramadan? Ramadan is the month of fasting. Would you like your little … Continue reading Encouraging children to fast in Ramadan

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THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH

World and all that it posses cannot ransom us from hell

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ What comes to your mind when you think of bliss? Cozy Home? Company of your loved ones? Yes, I can almost see you smile as you think about your beloved parents, spouse, children, and friends. Who is the apple of your eye? What wouldn’t you do to see him/her happy? I … Continue reading THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH

My Little Quran Buddy

    بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Dear friends, I would like to share with you something which made me very happy!! For me, it is an achievement too good to be true! This happened a year ago. Yet, I can’t cease being pleased about it. My son, who was then just a six-year-old had memorized … Continue reading My Little Quran Buddy

A Perfect husband

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Gentlemen, have you wondered, “what a woman desires?!” Ladies, let’s discuss, “How should a perfect husband be?” What kind of person would you love to marry? For those of us who are married, what were/are your expectations from your life partner? Is he a romantic hero who would sweep you off … Continue reading A Perfect husband

Fatima, the maid

Written by Honeybee Whenever I remember the story of Fatimah, my eyes become moist and heart softens. This is because she reminds me about Allah. About Allah being the best of providers. After knowing her story, I kept wondering how Allah planned for her. Whatever was her decreed portion of rizq, nobody could take it … Continue reading Fatima, the maid

Sweet Home

Oh sweet spring, where are you? When did you leave me? Pleasant breeze and colorful flowers had promised sweet fruits in summer? Oh summer, where are the juicy mangoes, peaches and berries I wanted to reap? Oh hell has broken lose and my life seems no longer mine. I found love in life’s spring – … Continue reading Sweet Home

Precious Five

Silence in the hospital was broken by cries of pain; deep unbearable pain. Rehma was brought to the  hospital in labor. The pain was unbearable. Her husband wiped sweat off her forehead as she waited to be admitted.  Doctor examined her and was quick to take her to the  labor ward.  The baby would be … Continue reading Precious Five

Lucky me!

 “If the Son of Adam had a valley of gold, then he would still like to have a second . And nothing fills his mouth but dust, Allah turns to whoever repents.”  Naima had just returned from school. Her long face and a lifeless salam spoke 1000 words to her mother. “what’s wrong Naima?” asked … Continue reading Lucky me!

SMILE PLEASE

Tabassum was busy preparing breakfast for her husband Firoz. He hardly shows any change in attitude on seeing hot paratas; gulps them as he reads morning paper; says salam and leaves to office. Tabassum replies walikumsalam habitually as Firoz shuts the door. It was just a year since they got married. She thought, how blessed she … Continue reading SMILE PLEASE