O Allah , I seek refuge in you from grief and sadness, from weakness and from laziness, from miserliness and from cowardice, from being overcome by debt and overpowered by men (i .e . others).

As beautiful as this is, I doubt I’ll be able to remain focused on my salaah if I were to be in a mosque that was this elaborately decorated. 

Shadows

blackaurora: Another day has come to rise,  My shadows will now rest their eyes. They sleep so calm in the break of day,  And thus serene I may seem of face. Of hustle and work I may seem to be, Of stress, then break and tranquility. On all things human I may seem to feed, … Continue reading Shadows

Interesting article about the effects of fasting on the health of the brain. 

Fasting can help protect against brain diseases, scientists say

kassimkot:
Sahih Bukhari Narrated Nafi’: Ibn Umar said, The Prophet said, ‘Do the opposite of what the pagans do. Keep the beards and cut the moustaches short.’ Whenever Ibn ‘Umar performed the Hajj or ‘Umra, he used to hold his beardwith his hand and cut whatever moustaches. Ibn Umar used to cut his…

Kassim's Journey: Hadith Collection: regarding the beard

Where…

cynicallyjade: Feels like I’ve lost my way in life. The certainty of purpose and conviction that I always relied upon when faced with uncertainty has faded. I look around me and see no reason to be a part of anything or anyone’s lives. I’m the sore thumb, the square peg for the round hole, the … Continue reading Where…

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