Never stop chasing

The thing about chasing dreams, is that it’s our dreams. As obvious as that seems, we rarely recognise that no one else will ever have a view of our dreams the way that we have it even if we describe it to them in detail. They will visualise it within the context of their lives…

Forever hopeful

Hope is born in moments when you have no reason to believe in the moment that is to follow, but something good unexpectedly lands in your lap. It’s born when that unexpected call changes your life for the better. It’s born when that stranger smiled an understanding smile in that moment that you thought the…

It’s not yet time to quit

Inspiration…if it came easily, it wouldn’t really be inspired, it would be convenient. It’s in those moments when everything we want to take for granted is not available that we are pushed to consider the impossible as a possibility. That’s when we dig really deep. That’s when we abandon convention. That’s when what we question…

Giving Up

I think we got it all wrong. I realised this when I considered the fact that it is impossible to die from holding in your own breath. We’re hardwired to survive, or at least to want to survive. Self-preservation has always been the driving force that created both good and evil outcomes in this world,…

leftoftheleft: It is narrated from Abu Tha’labah al-Khushani that the Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه و آله و صحبه و سلم said: “After you there will come days during which being patient will be like holding on to a live coal. The one who strives during those days will have a reward like that…

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. Kahlil Gibran. (via exquisite-mind)