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

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Just Another Ramadan

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Ramadan is back here. Has a year flown away so soon? We haven’t really retrieved from the excitement of last Eid and Ramadan has knocked our doors again. We have ensured we have done our best to welcome this month. Our Homes are shining; Our freezers are full of frozen snacks … Continue reading Just Another Ramadan

Are we slaves to the gadgets?

Assalamu alikum. Alhamdhulillah, one of my articles has been republished in Aboutislam . http://aboutislam.net/reading-islam/living-islam/are-we-slaves-to-our-gadgets-instead-of-allah/ Do check to see, the changes. 🙂

The thieves in my life

Time loss

Dear friends, do you wake up with a zeal to achieve? Does a new day come as a promise for a fresh start to gear up your ambitious plans? Do you have a list of things you wish to accomplish in a day? I guess, you do. Do you always stick to your plan? By … Continue reading The thieves in my life

BIDDING FAREWELL TO RAMADAN

Tackling nafs (our desires)

This Ramadan, I had a special challenge. It was helping my son who is nearly 7 years old fast! He attempted to fast on 21st of Ramadan. Keeping him distracted during hunger was my biggest task. Phew. I had decided if he wouldn’t get distracted, he could break his fast. He enjoyed listening to stories, … Continue reading BIDDING FAREWELL TO RAMADAN

SERVING ‘AMAL’

Serving deeds. Good! go Ahead- Reconcile

Have we done enough to welcome Ramadan? Are we forgetting something IMPORTANT? We couldn't leave this to chance. Let us not be amidst regretful. Ameen.

KILL THE ZOMBIE

backbiting is contagious

The aroma of biryani Abida had cooked overpowered the smell of room freshener. She inspects her flat one last time before she dresses up in one of her fine clothes. It was a special day. Her college friend was going to meet her for the first time since Abida had got married. Well, she hardly … Continue reading KILL THE ZOMBIE

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

Balloons!

Balloons! Bundle of air, just enough to make one smile. Good enough to keep mom free for a while. Be prepared for tears to come.. For all it takes is a single prick. We like balloons, have inflated ourselves with dreams, pride, ego and all things vain. We are no better than those who have … Continue reading Balloons!

Color of islam

Quran 2:138

Don’t blend in. During cold treatment, let the warm color of islam stand out. Let it melt the hostility away. Seek Islamic knowledge; learn and practice it - to see the beauty of His color.