Category Archives: Marriage

Betrayal​

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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Trustworthy?

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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Mirrored

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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Intuition

Bismillah. I’ve been thinking of the following verses of Surah Yusuf/Joseph lately. The first set of verses are: So when they took him [out] and agreed to put him into the bottom of the well… But We inspired to him, … Continue reading

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He’s not …

“He doesn’t have anger management issues!” Those are the first words she said to me when she told me she got engaged. It’s so sad. I know her father and brother both have anger management issues. We seek in men … Continue reading

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She’s still single because …

She covers too much, She doesn’t cover properly, She’s too picky, She’s too demanding, She’s not pretty enough, She wears too much makeup, Her standards are too high, She’s not religious enough, She’s too religious, …. It’s so easy, For … Continue reading

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When you’re terrified of these unpredictable emotions …

Bismillah. So, it’s finally her wedding. My cousin’s. Finally, not because she’s old. No, she’s in her very early twenties. Finally, because the planning has been going on for an year. I’m sitting here with my cute little nieces. And … Continue reading

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