Monthly Archives: December 2014

Gold key

The Key To Success!

Why Be Productive? Every morning, as she crack her lids open, Maha sub-consciously begins to jog down her checklist. Morning adhkaar. Check. Make the bed. Check. Left foot enters toilet first. Check. Renew Wudhu intentions. Check. Wake up roomie. Check. Iron white coat, pin name tag, pack bag, eat dates, polish shoes, switch off lights…


k”NO”w Christmas as Muslims!

25 December and we are in the ‘festive season’ according to Christians – Christmas time. Many Muslims around the world will be actually taking part in these festivities. They will do this without really questioning what they are doing, without even asking themselves if, as Muslims, they should be partaking in this. One of the…

Shoes lie in blood on the auditorium floor at the Army Public School, which was attacked by Taliban gunmen, in Peshawar

The Living Corpse.

The fifteen year old hastily wore his school jacket and hurried down the steps as he was getting late for school. This was the second time in a row and his teacher would surely go ballistic and give him a piece of his mind if he arrived late to class again. ‘Ahmad!! Have breakfast! At…

A Muslim pilgrim prays at the top of Mount Noor in Mecca


The past draws its curtains,  And the future calls its soul. What awaits is concealed,  And reliance on Him shall work. The days pass by like breaths,  And  the seconds fly at a glance. What awaits is concealed,  And reliance on Him shall work. The silence speaks its words, And the patience bears its fruits….


The teaching of Natural Sciences to Children

In the name of Allah the most Beneficent the most Merciful. “(O Lord) you alone we worship and you alone we ask for guidance” -for there is no guidance except for Allah’s guidance, and for sure Allah will guide those who sincerely look for it: وَالَّذِينَ جَاهَدُوا فِينَا لَنَهْدِيَنَّهُمْ سُبُلَنَا وَإِنَّ اللَّهَ لَمَعَ الْمُحْسِنِينَ And…


Breakup – Him Or HIM?

I was done with watching all those horrible sad old movies, done with diet-unconsciously hogging an entire bucket of Häagen-Dazs, sobbing it off in my pillow covers, dramatically wailing (like a Banshee, I admit), implementing advices from the second voice in my head, all the while, pretending everythings great just so my family wouldnt ask…


The Farthest Mountain

A thin curtain of mist Covers the farthest mountain. As if trying to hide, to protect, The mysteries of the unexplored. It’s silhouette is still, as if unaffected, By the busy surrounding. Slumbering. It’s greatness leaves you in awe. And it’s silence makes the beating of The heart profound. So, I guess the mountains wait….

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