Life Lessons from Forest Gump

I just watched Forest Gump…again. And again, I loved its simplicity. I realised exactly how emotionally far gone I am these days when I found myself choking up on the scene where Jenny shouts out his name and then wades through the water in front of the Washington Memorial, he discards decorum, as he always…

Life Lessons from Forrest Gump

I just watched Forrest Gump…again. And again, I loved its simplicity. I realised exactly how emotionally far gone I am these days when I found myself choking up on the scene where Jenny shouts out his name and then wades through the water in front of the Washington Memorial, he discards decorum, as he always…

I love it. 

Given how many times I’ve seen this reblogged, and how often I’ve yearned for this myself, I always wonder if we (I?) will be willing to show as much conviction and selflessness to someone else, or will I recede feeling betrayed the moment they bemoan such behaviour on my part?

Hypocrisy Perfected

They say that the fear of ridicule breeds the most repugnant of cowards. So then the most repugnant of cowards must surely breed the most despicable of hypocrites. And I fail to see how hypocrites can be happy or fulfilled people. I find that so many times we’re too willing to sacrifice what we want…

alikareem: Oh how many people I want to say this to Especially the pseudo-self-proclaimed scholars with man-made titles that question too much and indulge in extreme interpretations of the Sunnah without barely noticing the principles.