If we truly understood our connection with Allah, our hearts would break and we would say: Oh Allah I have divorced this life and I am all Yours. Imam Sufyan ath-Thawri (via theconsciousmuslim) While I understand the message behind this quote, I can’t help but think that if we achieved this we’d actually be going against…

Ya Ayyuhal Insaan

Yaa Ayyuhal Innsaanu Maa Gharraka Bi Rabbikal Kareem? “Oh forgetful mankind, what has distracted you from your Generous Lord?” (Quran 82:6) Incidentally, this is a verse that resounds in my head at the most unexpected times very often.

Happy Damned Birthday

Birthdays have always been an ominous occasion for me. I can never find a reason to celebrate because of the stark reminders carried by such a milestone. I’m certainly a glass-half-empty kind of person when it comes to this, probably because my glass full of life just got emptier at the passing of yet another…

Life

Life, by design, is intended to be a struggle and nothing less. If you’re not facing a struggle, then you’re probably not paying attention. But this struggle called life is supposed to be a joyous struggle, not a painful one. Joyous because it’s supposed to be a struggle towards earning the pleasure of Allah. But…