Author Archives: muslimahme

What are you?

A fantasy, a desire, hope? A tear from the past? A little glimpse of light, that helps me go on. What are you, but …. Just a dua, uttered from the deepest part of my heart, in the darkest hours … Continue reading

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Futile Efforts

What’s written upon the heart, Was never yours, To write, Or to erase. These are God’s decisions, He writes, He erases, According to His wisdom, According to His wishes. “and know that Allaah comes in between a person and his … Continue reading

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Bismillah. Narrated Ibn Abbas (Radia Allaahu ‘anhu) that the Prophet (salla Allaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) said: “….. Seventy thousand (of this nation) shall enter Paradise without reckoning, and he said (describing them): ‘Those people are those who do not (ask … Continue reading

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An Answered Prayer

Bismillah. Tuesdays are my long days. Wake up at 5:30 am. Usually get home around 6 pm. Around Zuhr my left foot started hurting. It was mild to begin with. By the end of the last lab of the day, … Continue reading

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Bismillah. I’ve had some enlightening epiphanies in the past few weeks. Some slightly painful ones as well. Trust. Advice. These are things that are so profound, to me at least. These are two things that I don’t take lightly, and … Continue reading

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Bismillah. He is my top student. He and his partner have aced every single lab report that I’ve handed back with top marks. Lately, he’s been acting out of character. He seems lost, unfocused. He’s misplaced his lab manual. He’s … Continue reading

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Male-domineering behavior

I’m in a lab of 24 adult college students. They work in pairs on their experimental work. One of them spills some bacterial culture, wipes it up and throws it into the regular garbage. I tell him how wrong that is, … Continue reading

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